6 Essentials When Choosing Payroll Services for Small Business

We at B&J Bookkeeping are experts in performing bookkeeping and payroll services for small business. While an owner’s time should be focused on running the business, payroll is also a vital part of it. Payroll must be completed both on time and accurately to satisfy the needs of its workers. It is also vital for […]

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Houston Bookkeeping Tip: Are Free Trials Worth It For Small Business?

We at B&J Bookkeeping love free stuff. If you feel the same, you probably already know a few tricks yourself. Who doesn’t enjoy taking a free sample at the grocery store, especially sushi? After the bite, the makers of the product want you to buy what they’re selling in the end. Yes, you enjoyed the […]

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Houston Bookkeeping Tip: 5 Fastest Ways to Lose Clients

No one wants to lose a new or reoccurring client. Sometimes it is easier than you might think. One of the worst parts is you may not even know if or how you are doing it. Your greatest assets are your clients. Clients give you regular business and can recommend you to others. Many of the […]

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Houston Bookkeeping Tip: 6 Ways to Manage a Small Business When it’s Low on Cash

We have recently discussed a bookkeeping tip on an interesting money study. However, the study only looked at individuals. We see small to mid-sized business all the time for their bookkeeping. A common problem they seem to have is ready availability of cash. Said cash can be used for payroll, materials, and other common expenses. […]

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Houston Bookkeeping Tip: 5 Interesting Findings from Money Study

We at B&J are all about sharing bookkeeping and tax tips, both of which boil down to money. But did you know there may be a science to the need and want for money versus the actual outcome? We did a little digging and found an interesting study conducted April 2017 from the University of […]

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Houston Bookkeeper Tip: 7 401(k) Mistakes That Can Cost You Thousands

We at B&J love to share tips from our Houston Bookkeeper including lots of investment tips. While we won’t tell you what to buy, when to sell, or any of that other jargon, we can tell you the essentials. One of the most common ways our bookkeeping clients invest is through their 401(k). This is […]

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5 Tax Preparation Tips for Those Who Work From Home

Whether you are self-employed and work from home, you may be in need of a few tax preparation tips. This can be especially true when considering if you should deduct the expenses related to a home office. As technology advances, we see more and more professionals take on a freelance state of mind. We also see […]

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Bookkeeping Tips: 5 Best Financial New Years Resolutions

A few years ago we shared out best bookkeeping tips on 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make when it comes to your wallet. What better time to do the same with the new year only days away? So if your New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and exercise more haven’t panned out, why not make […]

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Guide to Bookkeeping Services Fraud Involving Payroll

According to a study by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners conducted in 2012, over 11% of bookkeeping services fraud in the workplace involves the payroll. It accounted for an average of $48,000 per business. The fraud lasted an average of three years with the leading cause being lack of adequate bookkeeping services. An internal […]

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7 Types of Bookkeeping Services

We’ve previously discussed the topic of what bookkeeping services are and thought it would be a good time to discuss the different types of work that fall under the category. Whether a business, individual, or family, there is at least one type of bookkeeping service you probably need. Learning more about each can help learn […]