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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

In the Spotlight: The Secrets of Your Merchant Account Revealed

Posted by Leanne Armstrong on Jul 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Chances are, if your small business accepts debit or credit card payments from clients, you’re already familiar with the merchant account. At the most basic level, a merchant account is a special business bank account that allows your company to process electronic payment cards.

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Topics: merchant processing, QuickBooks Bookkeeping, Small Business Bookkeeping

Three Ways SLC Bookkeeping Can Help Your Small Business Grow

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jul 30, 2015 7:30:00 AM

At SLC Bookkeeping, we do so much more than just bookkeeping; we help small businesses grow. Some bookkeepers understand QuickBooks, some understand accounting, and some understand good core business principles. If you find a bookkeeper who understands all of those aspects, turn them into a trusted advisor for your business because they can help you grow. We pride ourselves in understanding QuickBooks and core accounting principles. We also have a good understanding of what the financial reports of your business actually mean. Lastly, we have great knowledge about what makes a small business successful. Through growing our own business and helping hundreds of clients grow theirs, we understand what it takes to make it as a small business. The three ways SLC Bookkeeping can help your small business grow is through outsourced QuickBooks bookkeeping services, financial reporting, and business mentoring/coaching.

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Topics: Financial Forecasting, Financial Reporting, Grow Your Business, QuickBooks Bookkeeping, Business Mentoring, Small Business Coach, SLC Bookkeeping

7 Effective Bookkeeping Habits You Can Implement Right Now

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jun 5, 2015 7:30:00 AM

I was thinking about how dialed in my bookkeeping system is; both for our business and our personal books because I keep both. Bookkeeping comes very easy to me obviously and is also near the top of my priority list. Most people that blog are going to write about their particular service because it's what they know and believe to be most important. Salesmen are going to tell you that sales are the most important thing. Marketing services will tell you it's all about marketing to your prospects. Executive coaches will tell you it's all about planning and execution. So who is right? Well everyone is correct because each facet of business is incredibly important. In order to succeed you need to be good at all of them and you need to find the right balance between them. Here are 7 effective bookkeeping habits that you can implement right now.

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Topics: Financial Forecasting, Financial Reporting, Reconciling QuickBooks, Small Business Growth, QuickBooks Bookkeeping, Bookkeeping System

Is Your Small Business Bookkeeping A Freaking Disaster?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Sep 12, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Do you describe your business bookkeeping as a disaster? Does the word bookkeeping make you cringe? Do you struggle to send your QuickBooks file to your CPA year after year? If you answered yes to any or all of these you are not alone. Too be honest most small business bookkeeping systems start out as a disaster. We rarely get a new client that has a bookkeeping system that is dialed in. However, when a business has felt the pain of having a bad bookkeeping system in place they never let it get there again. If your current bookkeeping system is a disaster here is what you can do about it.

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Topics: Outsourced Bookkeeping, Small Business Bookkeeper, Small Business Bookkeeping, QuickBooks Consultant, QuickBooks Bookkeeping, QuickBooks Cleanup

Starting Your QuickBooks Bookkeeping Over The Right Way

Posted by Matt Roberge on Feb 14, 2014 7:19:00 AM

How To Start QuickBooks Over FreshHave you ever thought that it would be easier to completely start your small business bookkeeping over? Sometimes, it is much easier to start your QuickBooks bookkeeping over from the beginning and do it the correct way. The bookkeeping for a small business can get out of control quickly for many different reasons

Common reasons I see for poor bookkeeping systems: do it yourself bookkeeping, incompetent bookkeepers, family member bookkeeping, lack of time, and just neglecting to get it done. When your small business books get this messed up, it is often easier to just start your QuickBooks bookkeeping over and do it correctly from the beginning. The question is, how do you start your bookkeeping over?

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Topics: QuickBooks Advisor, QuickBooks Tips Blog, QuickBooks Help, QuickBooks Professional, QuickBooks Bookkeeping, Outsourced Bookkeeping