May 5, 2022

What Makes Up a Clean Set of Books

A clean set of books means that everything is caught up. But what is everything?  We use this to mean all accounts are reconciled, uncategorized transactions are figured out, all bills and invoices are up to date, tax forms are filed, and the journal […]
May 4, 2022

Business Hurdles

There are essentially four hurdles in business. The first hurdle is your first dollar. A lot of people try to start a business and they never really get it going, they never get a dollar out of it or make it over the first […]
April 27, 2022

Essential Business Knowledge

As Jim Rohn said, “When I started my business, I was running it. Now what? It’s running me.” For a lot of business owners, even without the bookkeeping being on their task list, they still feel like the business is running them. If this […]
April 26, 2022

Business Organization

Organization is generally broken down into three sections: sales & marketing, operations and finance. A lot of business owners spend like 90% of their time in operations, maybe 5% in finance and the rest of it in sales & marketing. Depending on the organization […]
April 8, 2022

Tax Ruling

Being a small business owner is hard enough, but making sure your taxes are filed correctly is an entirely separate challenge that many business owners are not prepared to handle on their own. You don’t want to be audited and find out you’ve not […]
January 27, 2022

Estate Bookkeeping

Russ Shulman Phone: (206) 794-3864 Email: Estate Bookkeeping Are you currently or going to be an executor of an estate? If so, you will be tasked with recordkeeping, something that can be challenging if you are not aware of what to do. When […]