Small Business Bookkeeping

There are many things to consider when it comes to small business bookkeeping requirements.

If you are trying to figure out how bookkeeping will fit in with your prospective or new business keep on reading because below are some great ideas and tips to get you started on the right track.


If you are looking for information on how to carry out day to day bookkeeping procedures, check out the Bookkeeping Basics section.

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Home Business Bookkeeping

If you are a business owner planning on running your business out of your home as a sole proprietor, you may have a million questions running through your mind. Here are some that probably top the list.

  • How important is the bookkeeping aspect?
  • What types of bookkeeping systems are there?
  • Can you do your small business bookkeeping yourself?
  • Who can you turn to for bookkeeping advice?
  • What happens at tax time?

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Starting a Bookkeeping Business

Starting a Bookkeeping Busines

You may have some office and bookkeeping experience and want to start your own small bookkeeping business. These tips will help you establish the pros and cons to starting a bookkeeping business and whether or not it will work for you.

  • Do you have the right experience?
  • What are the costs involved?
  • Are you able to convey confidence to a prospective client that you can do the job?
  • Can you back that up with accurate bookkeeping and a professional service?
  • Have you got good resources and software?
  • When or should you hire an employee?
  • How can you find customers and how much should you charge?
  • Do you have a helpful accountant or someone else to whom you can put those more complicated questions that your clients may ask?

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Work from Home Bookkeeping

Work Home Bookkeeping

Read the tips in Starting a Bookkeeping Business and then read this section which will help you figure out if working from home as a small business bookkeeper is a good option for you, even if it does sound very appealing!

  • Have you got the right equipment and home space in which to work?
  • How secure is your computer system, internet and customer paperwork?
  • Remote computer access – what is this?
  • Can you stand long hours of isolation?
  • Is your family supportive of this idea?

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Virtual Bookkeeper

Online Bookkeepin

'Virtual' is a term that is becoming more and more common thanks to the age of high speed internet and amazing technological advances that have been made with software. Just about anyone can start a virtual business.

Whether you want to become a virtual bookkeeper or you are looking for a virtual bookkeeper, this section will help you make an informed decision about the feasibility of going this route and how to find one.

  • What is a virtual bookkeeper?
  • What are the benefits and pitfalls of using a virtual bookkeeper?
  • Is virtual bookkeeping right for you and your business?
  • How can you protect yourself against illegitimate virtual bookkeepers.

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