The aim of these bookkeeping articles is to support the growth of small businesses by providing insight into bookkeeping and office processes and to answer questions.
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Whether you are a small business owner thinking about doing your own books, or you're thinking about going into bookkeeping as a career, we talk about things that could make bookkeeping hard for you, but it all depends on:
From basic office procedures such as opening mail up to producing financial reports for the business owner, there is a long list of things that can potentially be done, including:
5 best tips for setting up the accounting for your online store, including:
8 invoicing apps to help small business owners bill their customers and receive and track payments, including:
12 tips to manage money for small business to achieve good cash flow and improve your confidence, including:
Managing money tips to help you organize your personal money and reduce overwhelm and stress. Set your goals, make a plan. These 16 tips include:
Find out the best practices around invoicing your customers to protect your cash flow and keep the money rolling in every month, including:
Follow these tips and avoid running into cash flow issues that cause you to lie awake and worry at night.
Here are 7 brief tips from a qualified CPA on what small business owners can do to stay on top of their finances. These include:
You will get access to the IRS tax calendar, tips on software, and even how to study and become a CPA if this is your interest!
This Bookkeeping 101 guide will help the self-employed person to start off their Bookkeeping processes with the right systems and the right ideas! These 10 steps cover topics like:
Get the knowledge, make good decisions and increase your confidence as a business owner.
Free bookkeeping courses are the cheapest and best way for owners of business start-ups to learn how to start and look after their business accounts. These courses will show you:
Become a financially literate operator of your business to help it grow, and not fail after 4 years like half of other small businesses in the USA.
Have you wondered how a business transaction affects each aspect of the bookkeeping records when it is entered?
This article takes 2 business transactions, income and expense, and shows you what happens in each section listed here:
The examples are for manual bookkeeping (the good old-fashioned hand-writing type!), and for computerized bookkeeping using the free software Manager accounting.
There are a few different balances that can be found on a credit card statement and knowing which is the balance you have to actually pay to the credit card company, or to find out how much you actually have available to spend, can be tricky. Here are the names of some:-
Are you already wondering if you just paid the right amount?
There are 12 tips relating to issues that either affect the business accounts or which the bookkeeper (which could also be the owner) will have to handle.
Find out what bookkeeping in the cloud means and what the benefits are that a business can gain from it.
You will also learn about some not-so obvious benefits such as:
Starting up a bookkeeping business? This article has some ideas on choosing a name.
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