Overcoming Small Business Obstacles

Running a successful small business comes from having a strong structure that strategically arranges systems in an efficient and effective way to deliver quality products/services. This structure will not only allow a small business to avoid devastating pit falls, but also will position it for growth. Here are a few areas of a business where structure can have the most significant impact.

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In-house Bookkeeper or 3rd Party Bookkeeper

Bookkeeper Ridgeland, MS

Bookkeeper Ridgeland, MS

What’s Better for my Business?  Business owners often come to the incorrect conclusion that hiring a bookkeeper as an employee is the best use of their organization’s money.  In most cases bookkeeping is only a small part of an organization’s day to day administration; hiring an employee is not required. A business can hire a professional bookkeeper for a few hours a week or month to address the organization’s bookkeeping needs. (more…)

IN HOUSE PAYROLL OR PAYROLL PROVIDER?

PAYROLL TAXES CPA MADISON MS
PAYROLL TAXES CPA MADISON MS

PAYROLL TAXES CPA MADISON MS

Payroll is an important part of your business but running payroll in house can be a risky endeavor. The main message here is to be careful and to make sure that you know what you are doing. Here are 4 things to keep a look out for if you should choose to run payroll for yourself.

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Bills, Bills, Bills – Organize and Bill Pay

BILLS, BILLS, BILLS, a fact of life and we’ve got to take of them or pay the consequence.  I am sure this task is not on your list of “most favorite things to do” but I’m here to help you make it a little less tedious.  Other than maybe have your gas and water turned off, you may think that there is just a small late fee for paying your bills late; I am here to tell you that you are sadly mistaken.  There are financial consequences to not paying your bills or even paying them late.  (more…)

RECORD RETENTION GUIDE – PERSONAL

CAUTION: IDENTITY THEFT IS A SERIOUS THREAT IN TODAY’S WORLD, AND IT IS IMPORTANT TO TAKE EVERY PRECAUTION TO AVOID IT.  AFTER IT IS NO LONGER NECESSARY TO RETAIN YOUR DOCUMENTS YOU SHOULD DISPOSE OF THEM BY SHREDDING THEM OR USE SOME OTHER METHOD AND DO NOT DISPOSE BY MERELY THROWING ANY RECORD AWAY IN THE TRASH. (more…)

RECORD RETENTION GUIDE – BUSINESS

CAUTION: IDENTITY THEFT IS A SERIOUS THREAT IN TODAY’S WORLD, AND IT IS IMPORTANT TO TAKE EVERY PRECAUTION TO AVOID IT.  AFTER IT IS NO LONGER NECESSARY TO RETAIN YOUR DOCUMENTS YOU SHOULD DISPOSE OF THEM BY SHREDDING THEM OR USE SOME OTHER METHOD AND DO NOT DISPOSE BY MERELY THROWING ANY RECORD AWAY IN THE TRASH. (more…)

PAYING OFF DEBT THE SMART WAY

Being in debt isn’t necessarily a terrible thing. Between mortgages, car loans, credit cards, and student loans, most people are in debt. Being debt-free is a worthwhile goal, but most people need to focus on managing their debt first since it’s likely to be there for most of your life. (more…)

FORMING AN LLC (LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES)

Now that you have decided to start your new business venture or you are looking to form a business entity for an existing business, let’s discuss if forming an LLC (limited liability company) is right for you. (more…)

Want To Start a New Business?

So, you’ve been thinking about starting your own business and the day has finally come and you feel that you are emotionally and mentally prepared for this venture but the real question is are you financially prepared?

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Bookkeepers save time, energy & money!

Bookkeeping with guaranteed efficiency and quality

Our bookkeepers serve the entire Jackson Mississippi Metro Area from our office in Flowood. If you prefer, we can access your computer remotely or come to your office.

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Watkins took one of the biggest headaches in my business and made it simple! Excellent, consistent results.

-Travis – Brandon Mississippi