How an Accountant Helped Me

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How an Accountant Helped Me

Some small business owners view accountants as an unnecessary expense. I know this because I used to be one of those small business owners. However, all of that changed when I realised that my business account didn't balance. I realised that I did not have the skills to do the numbers anymore so I called in an accountant and asked him to go over the books. He was a real pro and I decided that I needed him on my team. Since hiring the accountant, I have learnt just how important the work they do can be to a small business.

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What You Should Do to Help You Get Ready for Tax Day

20 June 2022
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If tax day is fast approaching, you may be developing a sense of panic. You might not have paid as much attention to bookkeeping as you should have and may now be struggling to bring everything up to date before you can complete the relevant paperwork. But what else should you be doing to ensure you can send in an accurate and comprehensive return and not worry about any blowback? Read More …

Starting Your Own Business? Why You Need To Start By Hiring A Business Tax Accountant

22 December 2021
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If you're just getting started in a business of your own and you haven't hired a business tax accountant yet, now's the time to take care of that. You might not realise this, but a tax accountant is one of the most important team members you can have for your business. Unfortunately, many business owners don't think that they can afford to hire a tax accountant, especially when they're just starting out. Read More …

4 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Bookkeeper for Your Company

26 August 2021
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The role of bookkeeping is to create the financial records of an institution. In addition, it provides information required in the accounting process. As a business owner, you can maintain these records yourself or hire a professional bookkeeper to handle the task.  A professional bookkeeper is trained and has adequate time and resources to manage this function effectively, making hiring them worthwhile. If you are on the fence about whether or not to hire a bookkeeper, here are some convincing reasons to do it. Read More …

Financial Management Tips

24 June 2021
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Managing your finances can be a difficult task. It is especially so since expenses never seem to end. Below is a guide with intricate details on how to manage your finances.  Set Financial Goals The easiest way to manage your finances is by setting financial goals. The goal-setting process is not as easy as one may think. Typically, you have to assess your income to establish reasonable goals. Additionally, each of your goals should have a time limit. Read More …

Invoices and Collections: Best Advice for Small Businesses

8 February 2021
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Invoicing, billing and collections are critical components of any business. When all is said and done, your business needs to receive money from customers to sustain good cash flow and remain liquid. The efficiency of this process depends on what you do at the initial stages of invoicing and your customers. Your accounting procedures come in handy at this stage by revealing your accounts receivable balances and letting you know when to follow up aggressively for payments. Read More …