Category: Bookkeeping


Thoughts on growing a business, raising money, getting the word out,
and increasing profits. Plus, ZipBooks news!

  • DIY Bookkeeping in 3 Easy Steps (with Examples)

    Posted 6 months ago in Bookkeeping
    by Brad Hanks

    You probably know at least one fact about bookkeeping already: it’s boring. Also, DIY bookkeeping can be a little intimidating. Just be glad for computers. Bookkeepers used to hand write every transaction. They literally kept the books. Now, accounting software is a lot more forgiving of newbie mistakes than pen and paper. DIY bookkeeping today […]

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  • What Are Non-core Accounting Features?

    Posted 7 months ago in Bookkeeping
    by Brad Hanks

    Not all features in an accounting app fit neatly into what are traditionally considered to be “core accounting.” Because software allows us to add extra perks to anything we build, it’s difficult to know which features are convenient and which are “core,” or necessary to the program. What are Non-core Accounting Features? One way to look […]

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  • Cash vs Accrual Accounting: What’s the Difference?

    Posted 7 months ago in Bookkeeping
    by Brad Hanks

    As you set up your new business, one of the decisions you’ll need to make is whether to use the cash or the accrual method of accounting when creating your financial statements and filing your taxes. 

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  • S Corporations, Taxes, & You

    Posted 10 months ago in BookkeepingTaxes
    by Brad Hanks

    I put together a presentation on S corps for an Assembled 2017 breakout session and decided to turn it into a blog post. Maybe it’s just me, but I much prefer reading my information to watching it in video form where you are limited by the speed of the presenter. I’m going to walk you […]

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