3 Big Entrepreneur Growth Opportunities

March 15, 2012  |   San Diego Bookkeeping   |     |   Comments Off on 3 Big Entrepreneur Growth Opportunities

You have probably already started your business- why else would you need bookkeeping services? But that doesn't mean you can't keep any eye on what is going on in the world of business and where the growth areas are happening. For one thing, it may be an area you can shift some of your business into to kick things into high gear. Or it may be an area where you have enough interest or ...

Accounting for Growth in Your Small Business

January 31, 2012  |   San Diego Bookkeeping   |     |   Comments Off on Accounting for Growth in Your Small Business

For many small business owners, growth is more of an accident that happens than a well executed plan. That works fine when everything is going well and the economy is a rising tide lifting all boats, as the saying goes, but when things get tough, like they have been the last several years, growth becomes something you have to do rather than something that happens. If you have to plan for growth (and this includes not ...

Business Structure Options to Consider

January 27, 2012  |   San Diego Bookkeeping   |     |   Comments Off on Business Structure Options to Consider

Here's a good run down of the options open to structuring your small business. I lean towards the S-Corp for most business owners who are making at least $50K per year in profits as it will save you money on taxes and also provide you a good layer of protections beyond just having insurance. It depends on your specific business situation of course. If you decide you would like to convert your business to an LLC ...

4 Tips for More Effective Small Business Marketing

January 26, 2012  |   San Diego Bookkeeping   |     |   Comments Off on 4 Tips for More Effective Small Business Marketing

One of the biggest challenges I see whenever I talk to our bookkeeping clients is that they have little or no organized marketing. I understand why- things often get busy and there can be a lot of fires to put out which makes marketing take a back seat. But then, when things get slow, there is no built in base to fall back on to help sustain and achieve growth. The right answer, in my ...

Online Sellers Now Having Sales Reported Direct to IRS

January 25, 2012  |   San Diego Bookkeeping   |     |   Comments Off on Online Sellers Now Having Sales Reported Direct to IRS

If you are doing your bookkeeping right then this isn't going to be an issue for you anyway but for those who were treating their online side business as a tax exempt cash cow the party is over. The payment gateways, mainly PayPal, but it applies to any company offering the service, is now required to file notice with the IRS of how much cash they've sent to your account if you have more ...