As we head full force into the fourth quarter (Q4) of the year, some businesses will experience a natural slowdown while others will become even busier. Regardless of sales, Q4 is stressful for everyone. With a to-do list that runs miles long, it is hard to know which task to start with first. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Although it seems like the end of the year is still far away, preparing now can save you many headaches as December 31st approaches. Here are just a few areas to focus on in anticipation of the new year.