Thinking of Starting a New Business

[VIDEO] Here are some questions and tasks you should consider if you are thinking of starting a new business.

How to Select the Best Affordable Bookkeeping Service

Selecting an affordable bookkeeping service for your San Francisco or San Rafael small business is no easy task. There are many bookkeepers in the Bay Area, all with different sizes and capabilities -- so how can you identify which is the right one for you?

Books In Balance Announces New San Francisco Office

Books In Balance offers comprehensive bookkeeping and accounting services. The result is a clean and painless way to get your records in order and ultimately ready for processing come tax season.

Free Tax Advice For Small Businesses

Unfortunately, most small business owners don’t come with built-in tax knowledge, that's why you need to know these 4 things.

9 Absolute Steps To Early Tax Prep

Your personal checklist to make doing your taxes as easy as possible.

How To Organize Your Home Office For Success

If you’re constantly battling the state of your home office, then take a step back and read these five tips below.

New Pass-Through Deduction Clarifications For 2018 Taxes

The mammoth GOP tax reform of 2017 impacted taxpayers in many, many different ways. The bill itself was so big and complex that many elements of it weren't particularly clear or even defined for months after the bill passed. In some cases, different rules and regulations were delayed by a year because the job of sorting all this out has become a Herculean task.

What Should Small Businesses Look for with Payroll Services?

Whether you’re switching providers or your staff has grown to the point that you need better management over payroll, it’s important to take the time to vet your potential payroll service.

A Mid-Year Tax Checkup May Be Appropriate

Taxes are similar to vehicles, in that they sometimes need a check-up to make sure they are performing as expected. That is especially true for 2018, with all of the changes brought about by tax reform.

Payroll Vendors For San Francisco Small Businesses

For some small businesses, there will come a time when the staff grows large enough to consider an outside service when dealing with payroll needs. There are pros and cons to going this route.