Donna Reade

QuickBooks Online Consulting & Bookkeeping

An Easy Monthly Checklist for Small Businesses

business checklistOwning and operating a business is the job that never ends. Even when you spend every waking hour attending to your business’s needs, you may still be left with items on your to-do list.

While every business has its own unique challenges and responsibilities, there are a handful of minor tasks every business owner should do to keep their business running strong. This monthly checklist will help you assess the complete health of your business. After going through each of the items outlined below, you should have a strong understanding of what your business is doing well and what can be improved.

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Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Accounting Needs

pros and consIt does not matter whether you in the retail, service or consulting business, your company needs to find a way to manage its books. For some businesses, this means an in-house accountant or accounting department, depending on the company size. For others, it means finding a qualified bookkeeper to outsource the financial record management.

Does your business outsource its bookkeeping needs? Have you thought about it? Whether you’re on the fence or fully settled, it’s good to have a solid understanding of what outsourcing means.

So with that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the advantages and drawbacks of hiring an outside bookkeeper to manage your accounting needs!

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Bookkeeper

delegate - let goManaging a small business is no easy task and managing the finances can be a small headache. Bookkeeping is definitely not the favorite task of most small business owners, though it is an important factor in the success or failure of the business. Knowing where you stand at any instant gives you the information you need to make decisions that can help your business grow or prevent you from making a bad one that ends in failure.

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