Posts Tagged ‘bookkeeping services’

Another Tax Deadline is Here!

May 15th  is tax day for some folks.  Those lucky tax-exempt organizations that breezed by the April 15th deadline are finally in the hot seat.  While most private organizations or larger tax-exempt organizations are well aware of the deadline, many small tax-exempt organizations are not in the habit of filing. Forbes’ contributor Kelly Phillips Erb did a great job of breaking down the ins and outs of the May 15th tax deadline and what it means for small businesses like that.  You can read the full article here. At ProLedge, we keep our clients informed and prepared for tax time.  […]

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Tax Day Is Almost Here. Are You Ready?

Tax Day is sneaking up on us and, per usual, people are procrastinating.  It’s estimated that almost one-third of Americans wait until the last minute to file their annual tax return for one reason or another.  With two weeks to the dreaded day, your trusty bookkeeping service provider wants to share a few tax-time tips with our favorite small business owners. Helping your small business better prepare for Tax Day is a win-win.  Your financials will stay in tip-top shape and keep Uncle Sam off your back.  And, us bookkeepers won’t have to sleep at our desks and develop those […]

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Telecommuting: A Win-Win Situation

The work-from-home business model continues to grow and gain traction among many successful and growing companies.  Each year, FlexJobs publishes a list of the 100 employers who posted the most work-at-home and remote jobs in the preceding 12 months – Austin-based computer giant, Dell, ranks #3 on that list.  Overall, in 2013 FlexJobs reported a 25% increase in mobile or work-at-home jobs, mostly because technology has made it practical to do more kinds of work remotely. So, what are the advantages of allowing employees to buck the traditional work environment and seek their own personal office sanctuary at home, in […]

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New Year. Better Books.

Happy New Year! As you dive back into the grind, we encourage you to avoid “business as usual”.  It’s a new year and an opportunity to do things better and with efficiency.  At ProLedge, our business is built around providing timely, efficient and quality bookkeeping services. If you’re considering outsourcing your accounting needs, give us a call for a free consultation – after you read what some of our clients have to say about us. It has been great working with ProLedge. Their service is timely and their quality of work is great. The people are very friendly and customer […]

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Give Thanks for Small Business Success

The Thanksgiving holiday is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the things in your life that you’re grateful for.  There are many blessings that come from expressing thanks for the people in your life – those that offer ease, inspiration, guidance, assistance, and, overall, make your life one of happiness and abundance. As your trusty bookkeeping firm, ProLedge hopes you’ll take time to give thanks for the behind-the-scenes people in your organization that help make your small business a success.   Top 5 reasons to appreciate your bookkeeper this Thanksgiving season: 1. Bookkeepers keep your tax information accurate and current […]

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Client Involvement for Balanced Books and Peace of Mind

We recently discussed knowing when it’s time to turn over your bookkeeping services to an in-house or outsourced bookkeeping expert and the ways to keep costs low and processes efficient.  It’s now important to discuss what your role as a small business owner should be in the same light – after all, keeping costs down and processes efficient is a two-way street. As a small business owner you’ve likely outsourced your bookkeeping for one of the following reasons: You’re too busy. You need QuickBooks help. You don’t know enough about accounting. You’re a start-up that can’t afford mistakes as you […]

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ProLedge Bookkeepers – Tailor Made For Your Business

As a financially responsible business owner there’s a lot to keep track of: taxes, cash flow, expenses, profitability, growth.  Of course, that’s in addition to daily operations, inventory management, employee management, sales and marketing.  You’ve got a lot of important responsibilities on your plate. They’re all important, but the one thing that could send the whole operation rolling down hill fast is bad bookkeeping – poor knowledge and documentation of your revenue and outgoings.  Many businesses who were otherwise very successful have collapsed from mismanagement of financial records. Many seemingly profitable (and growing) companies have folded quickly due to unexpected […]

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Bookkeeper Breakdown: What Does Your Growing Business Need?

As a growing small business owner, you might find the bookkeeping portion of running your business becoming more and more important… and complicated.  You know it’s time to bring in a professional, but you aren’t sure which direction to turn. You could hire a full-time bookkeeper.  And pay them a full-time salary with benefits to sit in your office everyday, get the work done, and then chat it up in the break room, IM with cohorts and play Candy Crush Saga on Facebook when there’s nothing left to do.  You could definitely do that.  Or, you could consider remote bookkeeping […]

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QuickBooks Money Saving Tip

During these hot summer months the idea of turning off the computer, silencing the cell phone and escaping to somewhere cooler or tropical sounds appealing.  But, we live in an automated world, reachable 24/7 virtually anywhere.  As a small business owner on holiday, do you find that you’re never really “off work”? Sometimes us bookkeepers gaze out the window and remember a simpler time; reminiscing about what it truly meant to be off the grid.  *sigh*  It was the good ol’ days.   But then we turn our attention back to the business at hand and realize the beauty of automation […]

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Two Sets of Eyes – Looking Out For Your Business

Two Sets of Eyes – Looking Out For Your Business

ProLedge proudly offers professional and affordable bookkeeping services and Quickbooks help to small businesses across Texas with offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.  We understand the importance and difficulty in finding a competent set of eyes to successfully manage Quickbooks.  So, at ProLedge, we decided to give our clients two sets of eyes, you know, for peace of mind. We structure our client bookkeeping support system with an Account Manager and a Staff Bookkeeper.  This double-check system keeps things from slipping through the cracks.  Your books are primarily worked on by the Staff Bookkeeper to keep your cost […]

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