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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

[Infographic] 5 Reasons to Reconcile Accounts Monthly

Posted by Austin Walker on Dec 23, 2015 9:00:00 AM

At some point along the lines, you're going to make a mistake. Some mistakes will be larger than others, but for the most part, what's great about mistakes, is you will either learn something beneficial, or the mistake can be fixed. 

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Topics: QuickBooks Reconciliation, Bookkeeping, Small Business Accounting, Salt Lake City Accountant

Small Businesses: Use Your Bookkeeper to Grow

Posted by Matt Roberge on Nov 3, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Grow A Business In SLCDue to continuous software improvements, bookkeeping has become fairly automated, but it can be frustrating to navigate the software.  Both our clients and those of various bookkeeping software products find that it's easier to leave the liability for their books to trusted professionals, rather than risk penalties, or worse, running out of cash and driving their business into the ground. But what does that mean for the average business owner?

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Topics: Small Business Bookkeeper, Bookkeeping Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City Accountant, Salt Lake City Bookkeeping, SLC Bookkeeping

[Slideshare] Do-it-Yourself Bookkeeping Guide

Posted by Austin Walker on Oct 28, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Starting a small business or restaurant can be challenging.  Especially when it comes to keeping up with your books.  At SLC Bookkeeping, we highly recommend keeping your own books with QuickBooks for at least a while, so that as an owner, you can understand how the finances in your business work and have a better understanding of financial statements.  Once you've become bogged down with work and don't have time to focus on the growth of your business, it's time to actually outsource your bookkeeping and get on with what's important.

Until the day you're able to outsource your bookkeeping, here's a guide to do-it-yourself bookkeeping.  It will outline the more simple steps that can be taken to make life easier in both the short- and long-run.  These steps are great for yoga studios, restaurants, and small businesses that have just started.  Click through the slides below:
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Topics: Bookkeeping, Small Business, Salt Lake City Accountant

5 Small Business Bookkeeping Tips for a Strong Finish in 2015

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 15, 2015 7:00:00 AM

As the end of the year approaches, right now is a great time to assess the success of your small business this year. Did 2015 play out the way you were hoping? There are still a few months left in the year, which means you still have time to make a few changes if there are annual goals you haven’t met yet.

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Topics: Bookkeeping, Small Business Bookkeeping, Small Business, Salt Lake City Accountant, SLC Bookkeeping

Who Makes a Great Client for Our Bookkeeping Services

Posted by Matt Roberge on Nov 17, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Let's face it some clients are just better than others. We have so many great clients for our bookkeeping service and they have a lot of common traits. Not all clients though are a great fit for your service and sometimes it becomes necessary to fire bad clients. It's typically not the fault of the client or the service provider; sometimes it's just not a good fit. Good clients on the other hand are the perfect fit. They produce good revenue in an efficient manner and both sides win. You know when you have a home run fit for your service and you should know how to define your perfect client and then target them. So, who makes a great client for our bookkeeping services?

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Topics: Bookkeeping Salt Lake City, Bookkeeping Services, Small Business Bookkeeping, Grow Your Business, Salt Lake City Accountant, Salt Lake City Bookkeeping

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

A Salt Lake City Accountant You Can Afford

Posted by Matt Roberge on Oct 26, 2012 6:57:00 AM

Finding a Salt Lake City accountant that you can trust and afford is not as hard as it may seem. Being able to trust the accountant that you use is an important part of your decision making process. There are several
factors to consider when looking for affordable accountant services.

The team in the accountant's office is very important. When the staff is knowledgeable, courteous and helpful when you call you have the hallmarks of a well run and managed office. The staff in any accounting office is of critical importance in getting your work done accurately and efficiently. When the team works well together the benefit to you is enormous.

When you have a business it is important to have the accountants you are working with understanding your needs. Are you a small business that needs special help in setting up a workable accounting system for your office? Are you an established business that needs tax advice on changes in your business? Do you have a long term bookkeeper leaving? There are so many times that speaking with an accountant can really get your business rolling in the right direction without a huge surprise down the road.

Communication with an accountant that is clear and easy for you to understand is another very important step. If what you are being told all sounds like gibberish it is of no help to you. You hire an accountant to take care of some complex items for you but you need a basic understanding of what is going on. Communication is key in that regard.

While cost is an important consideration it is also important to consider the other factors listed above. When making the final decision it is great when you can get all the things you need in an accountant with a great and affordable price.

An affordable Salt Lake City Accountant that can give you the service, communication, business expertise and affordability is Salt Lake City Bookkeeping. They can offer an exceptional staff, expertise, communications but also great and timely service. What could Salt Lake City Bookkeeping do for you?  



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Topics: Accounting Services, Bookkeeping Business, Small Business Accounting, Salt Lake City Accountant, Small Business Accountant