For Bookkeepers


Why Bookkeeping Rates are Higher than Wages

August 24th, 2013 BY Claire Moore

I sent this reply about bookkeeping rates to a LinkedIn forum for bookkeepers and thought that it was so relevant that it deserved a post here too. When you hire an employee you pay for their hours and you get what you pay for. Employees rarely considers themselves to be in partnership with the owner….

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Tips for Better Bookkeeping

December 31st, 2011 BY Claire Moore

How Simple Habits Can Save You Time and Money Pick a system and stick to it. There are several choices for tracking your daily business transactions. Research them and choose the one you feel most comfortable with and then get into the habit of using it on a regular basis. Develop a system for tracking…

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The Accounting Equation

December 31st, 2011 BY Claire Moore

If you’re going to do either bookkeeping or accounting, you need to understand the accounting equation. It’s the basis for everything we do in financial management. The equation works the same for every business no matter how large or small. It applies to the mom and pop shop on the corner and to General Motors….

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Cash vs. Accrual Bookkeeping

December 29th, 2011 BY Claire Moore

I would guess that most small businesses, those owned and run by one or two people, use the cash basis of accounting. Under this method, you don’t record any revenue from sales until you get the payment and deposit it in your business bank account. Expenses aren’t recorded until you pay them. You might have…

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Hello fellow bookkeepers!

December 27th, 2011 BY Claire Moore

If you have read my book, then I hope that you are well on your way to starting your bookkeeping business. If you have not yet looked at my book, I hope that this site will inspire you to invest in it. This site is an extension of my book, Jumpstart Your Bookkeeping Business. Here,…

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Authorized QuickBooks Hosting

May 31st, 2011 BY Claire Moore

A couple of weeks ago Keith Greener posted a list of the companies that were qualified QuickBooks Hosting Providers on the Successful QuickBooks Consultants forum on LinkedIn. These companies have gone through an independent third party accreditation and have entered into a licensing and distribution agreement with Intuit, the maker of QuickBooks. These companies are…

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