Starting a Bookkeeping Business from Home

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Become a Professional Bookkeeper and earn top dollar!

  • Are you a bookkeeper and want to finally get paid what you are worth? The average hourly rate for an independent bookkeeper is $30 to $60 per hour! QuickBooks consultants charge $65 to $75 per hour! Are you tired of making pennies working full time for someone else when you could be making an average of $62,400 per year as your own boss? If you have every thought about starting your own bookkeeping or accounting business, this book, in its third 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!
  • Finally get the freedom of being your own boss! Making your own schedule so that you wont miss important events in your life! No more asking permission to go to a child’s Christmas play from a boss that doesn’t understand family values. When you are in charge of your schedule and financial future, the sky is the limit. You are in a different playing field and are respected as a business owner rather than disregarded as an employee. Don’t settle for making an average of $10 to $15 per hour as a bookkeeper punching someone’s time clock. Get paid what you’re worth and bill your clients $30 to $60 per hour AND be treated with respect and appreciation!
  • First and foremost this is not a get rich quick scheme. You actually do have to work! Success takes time and effort and starting a bookkeeping business is no different. If it sounds to good to be true, it normally is. The detailed information written in this book 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.
  • How to open your own in-home bookkeeping service 3rd edition is the most complete guide you can buy that teaches you step-by-step on starting a bookkeeping business. The third edition also includes a CD or download link which contains customizable forms, spreadsheets and applications. If you love accounting and want to be an independent bookkeeper, go ahead get the easy to follow and use book to start your bookkeeping business today!


Where to begin

    • Writing your business plan
    • Start up costs
    • Business licensing
    • Certification and training
    • Organization type
    • Insurance
    • Accounting software
    • Office equipment
    • Customizable checklist

Bookkeeping services and going rates

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

Sales and marketing trends

    • Networking and contacts
    • Selling your services
    • Joining organizations
    • Marketing
    • Websites
    • Google secrets and tricks
    • Online freelancing
    • Testing your marketing

Bookkeeping instructions

    • Setting up a new client
    • Accounts payable
    • Accounts receivable
    • Payroll
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Financial reports
    • Audit preparation
    • Work in progress
    • Training and consulting
    • Budgeting
    • Year-end accounting
    • Record keeping
    • Sample reports

Preparing tax returns

    • New government regulations
    • Where to start
    • Tax schools and training
    • Preparing your own return
    • Preparing clients’ tax returns

Common questions

    • Mistakes and other concerns
    • Questions from actual bookkeepers

Bookkeeping accountability

  • Fraud allegations
  • Internal control system
  • Certified internal control auditor

Forms and resources included with book

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