Articles of Interest

Articles

Year End Accounting Check List

By Andy Carnaghe on Dec 04, 2020 in Articles of Interest

It’s that time of year again when most businesses are closing their books. The business owners are either celebrating or licking their wounds. In any event, we as accountants usually have some clean-up and decision making to do.

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4 Signs that It May Be Time to Hire a Bookkeeper

By Andy Carnaghe on Jul 28, 2020 in Articles of Interest

Do you love the thought of handling the bookkeeping for your business? For most of us, unless you do accounting for a living, the answer to that question is probably no.

How much time does it take you on either a daily or weekly basis to handle this task? If you are finding it is taking too much time away from what your focus should be, it may be time to consider hiring someone to help.

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Cut your CPA Bill and Save Money

By Andy Carnaghe on Jul 28, 2020 in Articles of Interest

Finding the right bookkeeper and setting up some simple steps can help you save bundles of money on your CPA’$ bill$.

When the tax season approaches, or especially if your company needs proper financial statements for your banker, investors or partners, or if you are preparing for an audit, it doesn’t pay to have a CPA perform the routine tasks of balancing accounts and putting your books in order.

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Why It’s So Easy To Screw Up Your Books

By Andy Carnaghe on Jul 27, 2020 in Articles of Interest

Years back when I was told a story from a friend who was going through flight training, there was a general saying for rookie pilots, “if you don’t know what a button does, don’t push it!”. Needless to say pushing a button without any knowledge of what it does can result in dire consequences, especially in an aircraft miles above the earth.

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I Have QuickBooks and Don’t Need A Bookkeeper

By Andy Carnaghe on Jul 27, 2020 in Articles of Interest

“Who needs a bookkeeper when you have that easy-to-use; do-everything, no-brainer business bookkeeping software programs?”

I must tip my hat to the software marketers! They have done a phenomenal job of selling the idea that you don’t need to know anything about accounting to do accounting.

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