Posts Tagged ‘QuickBooks’

Tis the Season for 2014 Budget Planning

Many small businesses forego budget creation because they don’t know where to start.  It feels overwhelming to begin and daunting to keep up with over the course of the year. If you find yourself in this category, consider the minimalist approach.  Break your business’ P&L’s into five simple numbers: Income Cost of Goods Sold – These are expenses closely tied to your income. COGS is the costs that go into creating the products that a company sells; therefore, the only costs included in the measure are those that are directly tied to the production of the products.  So if income […]

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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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Accounts Payable Best Practices: How Can Your Bookkeeper Help?

In very small businesses, accounts payable (paying bills) can be fully managed by the business owner. Once the company grows, you need to get help for that. If you decide to bring in a bookkeeper, what components of the accounts payable process does it make sense to delegate to the bookkeper and how do you go about it?

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