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Filing Categories

Categorizing is usually the one area in filing that is confusing for most people. The general rule of thumb is to keep related or similar items together.

To make it a little easier for you, here are some common categories that can be used in any business or home filing system.

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Administration
  • Advertising
  • Articles
  • Clients/Customers
  • Company Policies
  • Company Goals/Plans/Strategies
  • Computer Related Tips and Instructions
  • Employees
  • Expenses
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Operations
  • Project Files (Current)
  • Project Files (Future)
  • Public Relations
  • Reference
  • Research
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Tax
  • Training
  • Travel
  • Vendor Brochures/Information

Author information: Maria Gracia is the author of Finally Organized, Finally Free. For more information about organizing your office, home, or life, go to Gracia's Web site, Get Organized Now.

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