Posts Tagged ‘Payroll’

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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Payroll: Outsource it… but not to your Bookkeeper!

Many of the clients who engage our firm for bookkeeping services ask us if we could run payroll for them as well. The answer is an unmitigated “NO!”. We absolutely encourage small businesses to outsource payroll, but to a dedicated payroll service provider, not to a bookkeeper or bookkeeping firm. When it comes to payroll, your bookkeeper’s role should just be to ensure that all the payroll information is properly recorded in QuickBooks and that the integration between the payroll provider and QuickBooks is tight and efficient.

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