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  • How many times have you thought about opening a bookkeeping business? If you have been searching for the most complete yet affordable resource to help guide you, How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service 4th Edition  will give you the most valuable insight with all of the tools you will need. Not only will it answer the uncertain questions that you have, it will provide you with information that you didn’t even consider!
  • You can spend thousands of dollars just trying to figure out how, but before you do, make sure you know what your budget can afford especially if you don’t need to pay for training and experience that you already have.  When you open a bookkeeping service, it can be more affordable than you think – but it is still an investment. Ask yourself if the potential revenue is worth the minimal investment to secure your own future.   Will the resources for finding clients and marketing along with procedures to follow be worth the return on investment?
  • Opening a bookkeeping service takes hard work. The detailed and updated information outlined in 4th edition will guide and train you on what you are responsible for! They are guidelines and steps to follow to avoid making embarrassing mistakes. They are the questions that hundreds of people have asked me how to do.
  • Great bookkeepers have value and should be paid for their skills. Be in charge of your rate and worth and bill your clients an average of $45 hour AND be treated with respect and appreciation!
  • Remember, you are in charge when you open your own bookkeeping service!

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  • How to open your own in-home bookkeeping service 4th edition is the most complete and real world instruction guide that will teach you step-by-step on how to open a bookkeeping service. The 4th edition includes updates for virtual bookkeeping, online software programs and apps, marketing secrets plus updated and new bookkeeping business forms!  The updated 4th edition is over 441 pages of vast knowledge from the authors first hand expertise and experiences.
  • Each chapter provides updated content and resources making you more valuable in your industry by providing you with the tools and information you need to on opening a bookkeeping service.
  • The 4th edition also includes the customizable forms, spreadsheets and resources as well. It doesn’t need to cost you thousands of dollars in training to open a bookkeeping service when you already have bookkeeping experience.  If you love bookkeeping and want to be your own boss, you can start working on your future today!

How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service 4th Edition

Chapter 1-  Where to begin

    • Writing your business plan
    • Selecting a niche
    • Picking a business name
    • Business licensing
    • Picking a business entity type
    • Creating an operating agreement
    • Taxpayer identification number
    • Errors and omissions insurance
    • Certification and training
    • Accounting software
    • Setting up your office
    • Setting up your company books
    • Common questions

Chapter 5-  Preparing tax returns

    • Government regulations
    • Individual state mandates
    • Where to start
    • Tax schools and training
    • Memberships for tax professionals
    • Preparing your own return
    • Preparing clients’ tax returns
    • Common questions

Chapter 2-  Bookkeeping services and going rates

    • Types of services
    • Pricing structure
    • Getting paid
    • Business types
    • Quotes and engagement agreements
    • Common Questions

Chapter 6-  Common questions

    • Mistakes, stories and other suggestions
    • Common questions
    • Questions from actual bookkeepers

Chapter 3-  Sales and marketing trends

    • Networking and contacts
    • Selling your services
    • Joining organizations
    • Advertising and marketing
    • Creating a website and SEO
    • Social media and paid advertising
    • Creating a professional profile
    • CRM and Email marketing
    • Online freelancing
    • Testing your marketing
    • Competition
    • Common Questions

Chapter 7-  Bookkeeping accountability

    • Fraud statistics by the ACFE
    • Fraud cases in the news
    • Bookkeeper accountability
    • Case studies
    • Fraud allegations
    • Internal controls
    • Vitalics Internal Control Forms
    • Common Questions

Chapter 4-  Bookkeeping instructions

    • Bookkeeping workflow software and apps
    • Setting up a new client
    • Bookkeeping duties
    • Year-end accounting
    • Record-keeping and filing
    • QuickBooks chart of accounts and sample reports
    • Common questions

Chapter 8-  Forms and Checklists

    • Forms and checklists included
    • Example forms
    • Common Questions

Chapter 9-  Resources

    • Resources and links

Includes over 78 Updated and New Forms!

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How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service 4th Edition

by Julie A. Mucha-Aydlott, CFE

ISBN 978-0-97941247-9

Includes over 78 customizable forms and checklists

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