Have you reconciled
your Bank Statements lately? Just a Reminder, We have only a few days left to
the end of the Year. Very Soon, It will be Tax Season and you will need to
submit your Financial Statements for Tax Filing. Can you confidently say that
your Company Accounts are updated and reconciled?
It is very important to reconcile your Bank and Credit Card Statements at the
end of every MONTH. A Bank Reconciliation is the balancing of a Company's Cash
Account Balance to its Bank Account Balance.
The Holidays are here and it's time to ensure that we have some cash tucked
somewhere for the Holiday Shopping, Gifts, Christmas Parties, as well as
In our last Newsletter, we uncovered the myth of profits, and learnt that,
understanding how transactions occur in our business and its effect on our
financial statement is key to managing our profits. Please feel free to
refer to our last newsletter for the full details. This Month, We will be
looking at 5 strategies of turning our Profits
the eighth month of the Year, We are gradually getting to the end of the year,
and soon it will be time for Year End Reports. In our last Newsletter, We
discussed the concept of Cash Flow and how it affects our Business Operations;
this month, we will be looking at tips to manage our Business Cash Flow.
Being in Business for yourself is like being an Air traffic controller,
especially in the area of cash flow management ; You can imagine trying to
control 100 Airplanes landing simultaneously on two runways; this can be
an upheaval task, but we regularly see clients line up their monthly bills,
their projected income, business projects and business expenses and try to
combine all these activities, at the same time, trying to ensure a
steady cash flow into the business; you can imagine, the projected
outcome, if all these activities are not properly coordinated.
Welcome to the
month of July. We are done with the first half of the year and started the countdown to the remaining half of the year.
Our Newsletter for
this month is on an integral part of every business; an area that is generally
misunderstood by most business owners, but interestingly plays an important
role in every organization. Have you taken time to look at your Cash flow
Statement? Can you tell where Funds are disbursed in your Business? Do you
understand the effect of your Spendings?
Wow, Where did the month go? First it was HAPPY NEW YEAR, and now it's almost the end of January 2014.Now,that the Holiday Season is far behind us, the month of January provides a welcome breather for busy schedules, but hold on, before you spend all your free time sprawling on your sofa, it's time to take a jump start on filing your taxes.
This is the time to gather your W2s, 1099s, Other Earned Income Statements, Contribution Statements, Receipts, Bank Statements and other important documentation, so even though the IRS states that Tax Filing will begin on January 31st 2014, because it needs extra time to ensure that the systems are in place and working properly, We still need to get ready and prepare ourselves.
It is important for every business owner to have an effective accounting system in place, so that they can increase their efficiency and manage their finances effectively. When a client comes to us in need of Bookkeeping /Accounting Services, it is noticed that most of the time,many of the business owners do not have an accounting system in place and this puts their businesses and finance in a great mess.
An accounting System is the basis of a good business and goes a long way, in showing how the business can handle its profits,manage its expenses, handle its payroll and invariably increase its net worth.
Wow, it’s March already, and I bet that many of us have started receiving those tax refunds in the mail. For some of us, it’s not that much,while for some of us, it’s a whole lot of Big Money. Whichever category, you are in; remember that you need a good plan for your money. The important thing is that many of us have started planning on how to spend it; but I have these tips for those of us that want to give the refund a PURPOSE, because if you don't do this, you will find out that you have nothing to show for your refund at the end of it all.
Do you know that Inputting checks, managing bank accounts and creating reports doesn't have to be an intimidating process?
Wow,we have entered the second month of the year 2013, and I know that so far, it has been a great and fantastic season for us. For most people in the States,this is a period of tax preparation and filings, for both individuals andorganizations.
We should know by now, that having a good bookkeeping system is essential to having a successful and smooth tax filing season.
Build up your Personal Balance Sheet
Do you know that everyone has a personal Balance Sheet? Just a reminder,A Balance Sheet is a financial "snapshot" of a Business at any given point in time.It shows your assets and liabilities and tells you your business networth.
It is a rule that every Businesss has a Balance Sheet,so also should every individual have a personal Balance Sheet,Our Personal Balance Sheet is defined as our ability to make a difference wherever we are,and this difference creates a value for our personal life.
REVISIT YOUR GOALS: New Year’s resolutions are nice but what’s wrong with getting a jump start on them? If you are self-employed, take a look at the specifics of your business aspirations. If you work for someone else, revisit the objectives of your position and find places for improvement. Weed out outdated responsibilities and add in any new ones. Decide where you want to be in six months, a year and two years, then brainstorm specific ways to attain those goals.