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6 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Bookkeeper

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There’s always a point in a business owner’s career when hiring a bookkeeper becomes less of a luxury and more of a necessity. Here are some signs you’ve hit that point yourself.
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Client Spotlight: Bookkeeping for Bay Area Airbnb Owners

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Natalia’s husband had started a very successful business, and for a long time, their standard of living was high. Then, after 42 years of marriage, she discovered her husband was having an affair.
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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.

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.
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How Bookkeeping Services Work

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Bookkeepers keep track of all the money going in and out of your business. While big companies usually have in-house bookkeepers, smaller companies and individual-owned businesses often hire one on a freelance basis—saving significant money and time.
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10 Reasons Why You Need Bookkeeping and Accounting Services for Your Business

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A lot of small business owners get their start by doing everything themselves—and that includes the financial end of things. But at a certain point, your bookkeeping and accounting needs will probably outgrow what you can do yourself.
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How to Select the Best Affordable Bookkeeping Service

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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?
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New Pass-Through Deduction Clarifications For 2018 Taxes

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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.