Many small business owners hesitate to reach out to their accountants before tax season. But if your accountant does your books and nothing more, you aren’t getting your money’s worth.
It’s the end of September in Minnesota, which means many landscaping businesses are winding down for the season. Whether your company transitions into snow removal for the winter, or simply goes into hibernation mode, the fall is a good time to take stock of your books. By taking care of some basic accounting now, you’ll be better able to plan for the season ahead, and have more time to prospect new clients.
Owning a small daycare or childcare center can be chaotic. Between planning activities, making sure your kids are safe, and keeping up with Department of Human Services Regulations, it can often feel like the work never stops. Add bookkeeping to the mix, and it may often feel impossible to stop work at a reasonable time at the end of the day.
As a dentist, you probably didn’t choose the field because you love accounting. But you know that simply putting in time at your office isn’t enough to keep your practice afloat, much less growing.
If you manage a small retail store, you probably know that it’s critical to keep good records. But between cash flow, inventory, payroll, and your other records, it may be hard to keep track of your operations, especially if you are managing them on your own.