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How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service, 4th Edition, written by Julie A. Mucha-Aydlott, CFE, is a value-packed, real-world instruction guide that will help you open and run your own successful bookkeeping service! The In-Home Bookkeeping series has sold over 25,000 copies worldwide and is the most comprehensive and requested set of instructions that teaches you how to start your own bookkeeping business. The 4th edition includes a wealth of information and valuable updated content that will take you through step-by-step instructions for new bookkeeping standards, requirements, finding clients, virtual bookkeeping, and accountability—just to name a few. The tools and resources included with the 4th edition will give you more value in the industry and help guide you with everything you need to know about opening your own successful bookkeeping service! With the author’s easy to follow writing style and down to earth approach, she shares her real-world journey, firsthand knowledge, and expertise, covering 26 years of self-employment.
How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service, 4th Edition:
Chapters Introduction Chapter 1 – Where to Begin Writing your business planSelecting a nichePicking a business nameBusiness licensingPicking a business entity typeCreating and operating agreementErrors and omissions insuranceCertification & trainingAccounting softwareSetting up your officeCommon questionsChapter 2 – Services and RatesTypes of services Pricing structure Getting paid Types of businessesQuotes & engagement agreementsCommon questionsChapter 3 – Sales & Marketing Networking & contactsSelling your servicesJoining organizations Marketing materials Creating a website & SEOSocial Media & paid advertisingCreating a professional profileOnline freelancingCompetitionTesting your marketingCommon questionsChapter 4 – Bookkeeping Service Instructions Bookkeeping workflow software & apps Setting up a new client Bookkeeping duties Year end accounting Recording keeping & filing QuickBooks chart of accounts & sample reports Common questionsChapter 5 – Preparing Taxes Gov Regulations Tax schools & training Preparing your own taxes Preparing client tax returns Common questions Chapter 6 – Common Questions & MistakesChapter 7 – Bookkeeping AccountabilityFraud statisticsFraud cases in the newsBookkeeping accountabilityCase studiesFraud allegationsInternal controls Vitalics control forms Common questions Chapter 8 – Forms & Checklists Download access to forms and checklists – instructions includedBookkeeping business formsBusiness plan formsCertificate and Training Syllabuses IRS Resources QuickBooks sample reports Spreadsheets and budgets14 Vitalics Internal Control Forms Chapter 9 – ResourcesResources & links
From the Publisher
The most comprehensive real-world guide
The updated 4th edition provides a roadmap for bookkeepers and accountants to start and run their own successful bookkeeping business.
How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service, 4th Edition, is the ultimate must-have guide for anyone who has ever thought about opening their own bookkeeping service. This comprehensive and value-packed book will take you through the real-world process of opening and operating your own successful bookkeeping service! The In-Home Bookkeeping Service series has sold over 25,000 copies worldwide, providing bookkeepers and accountants with the detailed instructions needed to start a bookkeeping business. The 4th Edition includes free downloadable access to a wealth of bookkeeping business forms, checklists, and resources, including a customizable business plan!
How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service, 4th Edition, will not only answer the questions you already have but provide crucial information you hadn’t even considered!
Updates to the fourth edition include:
Branding and organizational structuringInsurance and certification or trainingNew sales and marketing suggestionsVirtual bookkeeping vs. onsite bookkeepingWhat software changes impact your servicesMistakes to avoid and common questionsTax changes that impact you and your clientsUpdated and new formsPlus, a great deal more!
In-Home Bookkeeping detailed instructions and chapters
Where to Begin – Chapter One
Where to begin takes you through step-by-step instructions on what you need to do as a professional bookkeeping service in order to start your business off on the right foot.
Sales and Marketing – Chapter Three
The sales and marketing chapter includes topics that will assist you in building your client base and networking resources.
Mistakes, Stories, and Other Common Questions – Chapter Six
Chapter six will take you through mistakes, questions and interviews with other bookkeepers.
Over 78 Forms Checklists and Resources
Download instructions included with book
Bookkeeping Business FormsBusiness Plan FormsCertification and SyllabusChapter NotesIRS FormsQuickBooks Sample ReportsResourcesBusiness Spreadsheets14 Vitalics Internal Control Forms
Table of Contents Where to Begin Services and Rates Sales and Marketing Bookkeeping Service Instructions Preparing Taxes Common Questions and Mistakes Bookkeeping Accountability Forms, Checklists and Resources
How to Open Your Own In-Home Bookkeeping Service
The in-home bookkeeping service editions have been helping thousands of bookkeepers and accountants start and run their own bookkeeping service. This book series has been the “working from home” go-to-guide since 2001.
Publisher : JA Publications, Ltd. (February 17, 2020)
Language : English
Paperback : 441 pages
ISBN-10 : 0979412471
ISBN-13 : 978-0979412479
Item Weight : 1.92 pounds
Dimensions : 8 x 1 x 10 inches