6 Key Small Business Bookkeeping Takeaways From the 2017 State of Small Business Report

Follow Us!We at B&J Bookkeeping are experts in small business bookkeeping. Every year a report entitled “The State of Small Business” comes out with some interesting facts, finds, stats, etc. We’ll save you the trouble of reading it all for yourself by sharing these 6 key small business bookkeeping takeaways that range from the semi-obvious […]

Ask a Houston Bookkeeper: 5 Must Read Tips Now That the Dow is at 23,000

Follow Us!It’s time for another of our Ask a Houston Bookkeeper series. The Dow Jones industrial average grew to a historic 23,000 today. It is the first time the index closed below a 1,000 point milestone it hit on the same day since it was at 16,000. With all this capital being created with more […]

Bookkeeping For General Contractors

Follow Us!You’re a general contractor, not a bookkeeper. Is it really in the best interest of your business’s finances to handle your own numbers? Even if someone on your crew or family member offers, what is the slightest slip up going to cost? Below, we will give you some invaluable tips for why and how […]

Houston Bookkeeping Basics: 6 Key Financial Terms Everyone Should Know

Follow Us!As we’ve previously stated, just because you aren’t an expert bookkeeper doesn’t mean you should be in the dark when it comes to your finances. Even those who know nothing about bookkeeping, finances, or investing can learn the basics. Sadly, too many clients are too busy to learn even tthat. Now they can learn […]

Houston Bookkeeping Tip: 5 Interesting Findings from Money Study

Follow Us!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 […]

7 Tips For Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Follow Us!We at Houston B&J Bookkeeping love warning you about tax scams and have more to share. In short, tax identity theft can occur when someone uses your personal info to file a phony tax return and collect your return. This includes information such as your Social Security number, birthday, and more. It also can […]

5 Must Deduct Items for Your Business Tax Return

Follow Us!We have recently discussed The Best Financial New Year’s Resolutions but with tax time looming, we’ve decided to switch gears. Being a business owner requires learning everything about your company from top to bottom. When the topic of your business tax return pops up, can you honestly say you know everything or even enough […]

Bookkeeping Tips: 5 Best Financial New Years Resolutions

Follow Us!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 […]

Bookkeeping Services Tip: 7 Things Worth the Money

Follow Us! We at B&J Bookkeeping Services are always trying to save you money. There are definitely some things that can be way overrated. But we decided to go the other way and share some of the best things to splurge on. So read on to learn what to spend on while trying to remember […]

Guide to Bookkeeping Services Fraud Involving Payroll

Follow Us!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 […]