Category Archives: Bookkeeping Tips

Tax Time, Ready or Not

It’s always a huge relief to many people who get their taxes done early. That gray cloud of stress that nags at you to get it over with can be gone in a matter of weeks instead of months.  April … Continue reading

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Cool Tech Tools: Cloud Storage

Cool Tech Tools: Cloud Storage Have you ever wished you didn’t have to buy yet another server?  Do you have to delete old files on your hard drive to make room for new ones?  If disk space is an issue … Continue reading

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Get Finance-Savvy with 10 Accounting Terms

It’s good to know some basic accounting terms, and here are ten terms with friendly definitions for your review. Asset: Essentially, assets are what you own. These include your bank accounts, business equipment, and even the amounts that customers owe … Continue reading

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Three Costly Accounting Mistakes to Avoid

Small business owners have a lot on their plates, and time simply does not allow you to become an expert in all the areas required for running a business. Here are a couple of common mistakes that we see all … Continue reading

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Are Your Workers Contractors or Employees?

If you have workers in your business, you’ve likely made a decision when you hired them as to whether they should be an employee or a contractor. If all you hire are employees, then you have nothing to worry about. … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Streamline Data Entry

Are you manually entering data into your accounting system? If so, there may be a way to enter that data that’s faster, cheaper, and better. Data entry automation has come a long way. Here are five common ways to automate … Continue reading

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Catching Up with Your Contractors Before 1099 Time

Catching Up with Your Contractors Before 1099 Time In a little over a month, it will be 2015 and time for year-end accounting chores.   One of those chores is getting your 1099s out, and now is a good time to … Continue reading

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What Is Real-Time Accounting (and Why Should You Care)?

What Is Real-Time Accounting (and Why Should You Care)? Real-time accounting is when your books are caught up to the present and you know exactly where you stand with your account balances, revenue, and profit.  It’s truly doing your accounting … Continue reading

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How Understanding Assets vs. Expenses Can Make You Rich

How Understanding Assets vs. Expenses Can Make You Rich Assets and expenses both have a “debit” balance on the financial statements, but that’s where their similarities end.  Spending on one can make you rich and spending too much on the … Continue reading

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Navigating Nanny Taxes and Household Payroll Compliance

Navigating Nanny Taxes and Household Payroll Compliance Time is precious for most of us these days, and often, we need help at home so we can have more time to run our businesses or careers. That may mean hiring help … Continue reading

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