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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

5 Benefits of a Good Invoicing System for Your Small Business

Posted by Richard Haralson on Oct 27, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Let's face it, you are in business to make money and a good invoicing system is key. You provide a service to your client in exchange for money. I once heard that money is a certificate of service rendered. Well if that is the case, you are in business to get clear and correct certificates for your service. Your clients likewise want clear and correct service.

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Topics: Accounting Reconciliation, Accounts Receivable, QuickBooks Invoicing, Invoicing, QuickBooks Payments, quickbooks AR

Salt Lake City Bookkeepers, At Your Service

Posted by Joe Mazur on Sep 18, 2013 7:15:00 AM

"How do your bookkeeping services work?"  This is usually the first question we hear when we introduce ourselves.  The main goal is to make them understand that at Salt Lake City Bookkeeping, we are at your service around the clock.  That's one of the main benefits of using an outsourced bookkeeping company such as Salt Lake City Bookkeeping.  Knowing that small business owners are working a lot more than the traditional Monday through Friday 40 hour work week, we make sure that we do the same.  We have an understanding of the small business owners constant ebon flow of juggling marketing, management, human resources, payroll, operations, planning, and of course finance. Becasuse of all this we make ourselves available virtually 24/7 to help alleviate stresses that may and will arise.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Salt Lake City Service, Accounting Reconciliation, Virtual Bookkeeping, QuickBooks Users

8 Small Business Bookkeeping Blunders During Startup

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jul 24, 2013 7:00:00 AM

Running a bookkeeping consulting firm geared towards small businesses teaches you a lot about business startups. We see all sorts of missteps, whether it is right from the beginning or several years down the road. It is very rare that a business will do everything right during the startup phase. The list of tasks that need to get done to get your business up and running can be overwhelming. No matter how experienced you are in business you can’t be an expert in every facet of launching a business. It is amazing to me how reluctant people are to ask for help during the startup phase of a business. I think many people have the mindset to get their business launched by spending as little money as possible. However, this approach often leads to costly mistakes, which are more expensive in the long-run. It is usually much cheaper to pay someone to do something correctly the first time rather than pay them to fix your mistakes in the future. Here are 8 common bookkeeping mistakes I see new businesses make when starting their business.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Theft, QuickBooks Reconciliation, Bookkeeping Services, Bookkeeping Processes, Accounting Reconciliation, Bookkeeping Help, Accounts Receivable, Financial Reporting, Bookkeeping Errors, Accounts Payable

Accountants In Salt Lake City You Can Trust

Posted by Matt Roberge on Nov 12, 2012 6:41:00 AM

When looking for an accountant you trust in Salt Lake City there are a number of factors to
consider. Small businesses need accounting services that can provide services that small businesses need to grow and compete in their markets.

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Topics: Small Business Accounting, Accounting Services Provider, Accounting Services, Small Business Accountant, Accounting Reconciliation, Salt Lake City Accountant

5 Ways Monthly Accounting Reconciliation Will Benefit Your Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Sep 10, 2012 6:59:00 AM

Most business accountants are frustrated to know that at any given time, a company’s banking and financial accounts will show a different balance than the ones that are on record. Accounting reconciliation is a way to keep the balances in sync.

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Topics: bookkeeping challenges, bank reconciliation, bookkeeping needs, Accounting Services Provider, Accounting Services, Accounting Reconciliation, Bookkeeping Help

Are You Searching For Small Business Accounting Services?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Aug 18, 2012 7:52:00 AM

When you first start a business, there are generally no paid vacations, sick days or holidays off work. There are rarely even half days or long lunches. When you first start a business, you dedicate every waking moment to growing your dream into something tangible. Eventually you reach that point at which your vision has come to fruition, and it is at this point at which you can finally delegate some of the tasks to others. No longer do you have to handle your own customer service, billing, shipping or other similar tasks. Best of all, you can now hand off your accounting to small business accounting services.

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Topics: Accounting Services Provider, Accounting Services, Small Business Accounting Services, Small Business Accountant, Bookkeeping Business, Accounting Reconciliation

Accounting Reconciliation Is The Most Crucial Step To Accuracy

Posted by Matt Roberge on Aug 16, 2012 8:14:00 AM

Imagine setting out for a vacation without first double-checking that all of your plans are in order. Without the verification that all of your reservations, accommodations, or directions are correct, you'd spend your trip in a constant state of stress and panic. In the same way, not taking the time to reconcile your small business's accounts is a recipe for disaster. Accounting reconciliation is the key to financial success and confidence within your company.

Accounting Reconciliation for Accuracy

Whether yourself, an office manager, or someone else handles the day-to-day business bookkeeping, it’s crucial that your accounts be reconciled on a regular basis.

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Topics: bookkeeping products, Business Bookkeeping, Accounting Services, Bookkeeping Services, Accounting Reconciliation

Finding Business Accounting Services That Meet Your Needs

Posted by Matt Roberge on Aug 4, 2012 7:12:00 AM

As a small business owner, you know how difficult it can be at times to find the help that is tailored to your requirements. Enlisting the help of an business accountant who focuses on large-scale clients may leave you feeling overlooked and unimportant, but many accountants who work with small businesses are inexperienced. This is where we come in; we are the perfect medium, happy to provide attentive business accounting services with the experience and credentials needed to get the job done right.

Free up your time

As the company owner, you may feel that you are best suited to manage its finances, but if you are honest with yourself, doing so is probably holding you back from success. Instead of spending hours upon hours trying to enter payables and receivables or dealing with the headache of bank reconciliations, you should be making sales, leading your staff, and enjoying a round of golf with prospective clients. Our business accounting services will free up your time to run your company and set you up for financial growth and accuracy.

Gain Confidence



Whether you or one of your employees have been previously handling your finances, you may not feel as confident about it as you would like. You are an expert in your field, but may not know much when it comes to bookkeeping. If this is the case, you are likely experiencing the stress of wondering what your bottom line really is, if your bills are getting paid, and if your current bookkeeper even has any idea what they are doing. Enlisting our professional help is a wise move for achieving peace of mind.

A Perfect Match


We are happy to tailor-fit our accounting services to your specific needs. Perhaps you feel that your bookkeeper is doing a good job, but you would like an extra set of eyes to verify accuracy on a regular basis, or help with taxes. On the other hand, maybe you don't want to have anything more to do with your bookkeeping rather than meet with us to review your quarterly reports. From daily to monthly reconciliations, we will guarantee accuracy down to the penny every time. We can also help you with payroll, QuickBooks training and consultations, and an array of other business accounting services.

Isn't it time that your business accounting services were customized to your needs? Tell us how we can help you in the comments section of our blog.     

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Topics: Accounting Services Provider, Accounting Services, Bookkeeping Business, Accounting Reconciliation, Business Accounting Services, Business Accounting

Don't Have Time For Accounting Reconciliation? We Do

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jul 24, 2012 8:35:00 AM

If you presently operate your own company or plan on doing so sometime soon, it's likely it won't be long before you realize that accounting reconciliation is consuming a large part of your work schedule, that is, if you haven't already. Regardless of if it's a task that you don't mind doing, dealing with the daily financial details is actually an endless process and it may even be preventing you from providing the appropriate amount of attention in other parts of your business.

Thankfully, there are experts in this area that you can seek the assistance of when you want to outsource these continuous tasks!  Whether you look for the help which you require locally or online, with a little research or a referral, chances are you'll be able to locate a reliable company that you can count on. Even if your not currently preoccupied with accounting reconciliation, the advantages of outsourced bookkeeping, surely go beyond simply saving you some precious time. 

Since accounting reconciliation for your company requires ongoing competency and accuracy, this is another good reason to go with an experienced ace that specializes in getting things done correctly. In addition, because it basically involves the comparison of bank records and checkbook balances, organization is absolutely essential. Therefore, if you outsource, all you have to be concerned with is keeping the relevant items in intelligible order and providing them to your pro as needed. 

Whether a business is big, small, or somewhere in between, staying on top of the numbers is absolutely essential. In fact, there are countless companies that have crumbled due to incorrect accounting. Hence, it only makes sense to ensure that these affairs are handled with persistent precision. Additionally, should any kind of accounting error be encountered, as they sometimes are, it's a good idea to have a dependable person on standby that is adept at addressing these problems and also solving them.            

Whether you are certain or unsure if outsourcing your accounting reconciliation would be a good move, it is always recommended to consult with a capable professional, who can of course aid in determining what may be the best sort of service for your business. So, don't worry if you don't have the time for accounting reconciliation, because we do!           

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Topics: Year End Accounting, Year End Bookkeeping, bank reconciliation, Utah Bookkeeping Services, Accounting Services Provider, Accounting Services, Bookkeeping Services, Accounting Reconciliation