7 Business Accounting Scams

Follow Us!Business accounting scams are becoming increasingly common and just as annoying. As the number of new fraud schemes continues to rise, so do the number of businesses left with a lot of lost time and capital when all is said and done. Learn how to protect yourself and your business from these 7 accounting […]

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 […]

Ask a Houston Bookkeeper: Beware These 4 Hurricane Harvey Scams

Follow Us!In continuing with our Ask a Houston Bookkeeper series, we have become aware of a few Hurricane Harvey scams that are alarming. With over 195,000 people affected by the hurricane, they can be easy prey. Please be aware of these scams if you have been affected by the hurricane. Share Away!

Ask a Houston Bookkeeper: Can I Write Off Hurricane Harvey Damage?

Follow Us!We at B&J Bookkeeping are looking forward to bringing you real answers to real questions. Our Ask a Houston Bookkeeper series is intended for those who live in the Houston or surrounding areas but others are welcome to read. In the aftermath of one of the worst hurricanes in Houston’s history, we will answer […]

Houston Bookkeeping Basics: Can You Deduct Phone Expenses For Your Small Business?

Follow Us!Did you know that in 2016 over half of American households had cellphones as there only phone service? This was the first year cellphones overtook landlines. So you have the new iPhone, Samsung, or whatever new device works best for you. Whether on occasion or on a regular basis, you may have used it […]

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

Follow Us!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 […]

Houston Bookkeeper Tip: 5 Bizarre Money Myths People Still Believe

Follow Us!We at B&J Bookkeeping love to discuss myths surrounding taxes. Since taxes are basically money out of your pocket, we thought it would be a good idea to go over traditional money myths. These tales run the gamut from the ones with a bit of truth to the downright silly or even harmful. We […]

4 Must Read HSA Tips

Follow Us!Ever since the House of Representatives passed the new health bill, the topic of a health savings account has come up. Given how chaotic the healthcare system was before the bill, we have seen an emergence of health savings accounts, also known as HSAs. We think they will continue to get bigger and grow […]