There are hundreds of interview questions you could ask in a job interview. I have made a list of 3 questions to ask that are specific to hiring a bookkeeper. In addition to your regular interview questions, these questions will give you a glimpse into the personality and character of the bookkeeping candidate.
For most small businesses, a bookkeeper is in a position of trust and you want to make sure they are not only competent but also honest and dependable.
Managing 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.
Many business owners started off with a hobby that became a business over time. Some people set out with the intention of building a business from their hobby while others are pleasantly surprised to discover there is opportunity to make a living from their passion.
Whatever the motivation, it’s important to know when a hobby is still hobby and not quite a legitimate business yet. This is because businesses are allowed to deducted operating expenses from their taxes but individuals making additional income from their hobby cannot.
Do you cringe when you think about bookkeeping for your business? You have receipts in the car, crumbled receipts in your purse or briefcase, and vendor invoices buried in the papers on your desk or email inbox. Here are ten easy steps you can put in place today to better organize your bookkeeping records so the next time you think about your bookkeeping, everything is nicely organized for you.