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It’s 2020. Should You Hire a Tax Preparer?

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Here are a few reasons you might want to make this year the one where you outsource your taxes to a professional. It make a big difference.
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How Can I Prove Financial Hardship to the IRS If I Can't Pay My Taxes?

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If you can't pay your taxes, don't panic. Here's what you need to do if you anticipate being unable to pay your tax bill.
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Why You Should Talk to Your Accountant in January. Yes, January!

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Lots of us set New Year’s resolutions, some of which we keep, and many of which we don’t. But there’s one resolution you should absolutely follow through on: the one about having a sit-down conversation with your accountant in January.
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Tax Deductions for North Bay Small Business Owners in 2019

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If you run a small business in the North Bay area, then you know how important it is to claim all possible deductions during tax time.

9 Absolutely Crucial Tax Tips for Airbnb Hosts

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There are tax consequences to earning a side income with Airbnb in the Bay Area. If you’re renting, here are a few tax issues to keep in mind.
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7 Tips to Survive a Recession

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Is a recession coming? Some economists are reading the signs - trade wars with China, a looming Brexit, a slowdown in economic growth - and not liking what they see.
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How to Choose the Right Accounting Software For Your Business

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You have a lot of options when it comes to choosing accounting software but the choices can be overwhelming. Here are a few things to consider when narrowing down your choices.
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Hire a Small Business Bookkeeper in San Francisco

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Books in Balance specializes in delivering expert, affordable bookkeeping services for small businesses, sole proprietors, and nonprofits in the San Francisco area.
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Want to Be Self-Employed? Stop Thinking Like an Employee

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Want to make the leap to self-employment after spending time in the corporate world? Making that change often requires a shift in mindset. To make it on your own, you have to start thinking like a business owner - not an employee.

Restaurant Bookkeeping Tips and Best Practices

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A bookkeeper can set up the processes and systems that lay a foundation for future growth, and keep a careful eye on your ongoing expenses, revenue, and budget.