Category Archives: Bookkeeping
We speak with small business owners daily, and understand the strain that the bookkeeping process can put on a business. Not only does it take up a great deal of time, maintaining a clear set of books can be confusing at the best of times, and can quickly turn into a permanent job. Many clients that reach out to us are simply overwhelmed by their bookkeeping tasks, and have so much growth from the business side, that they simply do not have the time or patience to keep up with their bookkeeping. This is a normal part of business, and means that you are growing. It also means that now is the time to reach out to a bookkeeping firm who can provide you with the knowledge and expertise that you need! If the three warning signs below sound familiar, maybe you need to start thinking about getting help with your bookkeeping?
We speak with small business owners daily, and understand that for many businesses, it is difficult to find the time and personnel to focus on keeping their financial records up-to-date. For many businesses, time is an issue, and the day-to-day operations quickly take precedence over the maintenance of the company’s bookkeeping. With that said, the bookkeeping process is an integral part of any business, and can offer owners a number of short and long term benefits.
Over the years, the LedgersOnline team has worked with a number of Co-op students from Capilano University’s Accounting Assistant program. Our latest intern, Scott, was a hard-working and knowledgeable intern who worked closely with our team of bookkeepers and accountants for the past two weeks. It was a pleasure working with Scott, and we thought we would share what he had to say about his experience working with us:
The LedgersOnline staff has worked with clients around the world, of various sizes and industries. We have witnessed firsthand the potential problems that bookkeeping and accounting can cause for companies, especially when they are small and have put their finances on the back-burner while focusing on growing their business. With this being said, the bookkeeping process is an integral part of every business, and when done properly, can give you a strong understanding of your financial positioning. Below are five simple tips that will give you the opportunity to get up-to-date on your business’ bookkeeping and accounting, and gain an insight into how you can successfully grow your business.
It is getting close to the return of the PST, and we can tell that some businesses are getting anxious. On April 1, 2013, the reimplementation of our Provincial Sales Tax and Goods and Services Tax will take the place of the current Harmonized Sales Tax. In this post, we will discuss how small businesses can get ready for the PST, as well as provide a list of helpful webinars, speeches, and tutorials to help you with the process.
Finding a professional and reliable bookkeeper or accountant to help with your business is one of the most important things you can do as a business owner. With this said, the process of finding the perfect firm can be a time consuming and stressful task. We have been in the accounting industry since 2002, and have heard and seen it all. From our experiences, the perfect agency changes from client to client, and is dependent on the business’s culture, structure, values, and goals. With this said, we have created a simple 4-step process that ensures you will find a bookkeeper and/or accountant that has the ability to work around your needs, and help you to reach your business goals.