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

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 to […]

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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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Houston Bookkeeper Tip: 5 Bizarre Money Myths People Still Believe

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 think […]

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4 Must Read HSA Tips

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 in […]

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4 More Houston Bookkeeper Tips for 2018: Lower Your Mortgage

We’ve previously discussed 4 tips from a Houston Bookkeeper and found some more great ones. These are specifically for you homeowners and especially home shoppers. With these 4 easy ways to lower your mortgage, you can save big each and every month.

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4 Houston Bookkeeper Tips for 2018

Now that the hustle and bustle of another tax season is behind us, it’s time to hunker down for a new one. While some of you may financially fly by the seat of your pants, others like to prepare. No matter which group you fall into, check out our 4 Houston bookkeeper tips for a […]

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Can You Pay Your Tax Return With Credit Cards?

If this tax year you are one of the unfortunate souls who must pay the IRS instead of receiving a refund, you have our sympathies. It is a bad situation, but there is a way to minimize the damage. Did you know you can pay your taxes with a credit card, among other methods? For […]

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Bookkeepers More Date-Able Than Personal Trainers, Artists, and More

We knew we didn’t get into bookkeeping just for the money. A new survey has found that the “date-ability” of bookkeepers and accountants is quite high. This is a great boost for those of us who wished for a new calculator when we blew out the candles of our birthday cake. Okay, we’ll settle for the […]

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Houston Bookkeeping Tip: 8 Easy Hacks to Build Your Credit Score

Negative marks on your credit report can spell big disaster the next time you buy a home, rent an apartment, take out a credit card, etc. Having good bookkeeping skills is important, but it can be easy to let your score slip by missing a payment or being a victim of identity theft. It can […]

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Tax Evasion: 5 U.S. Companies That Have Left Because of Taxes

Sick of paying your taxes every year? So are a lot of people, and especially corporations. Presidential candidates have promised to bring those companies back, but we were wondering how many of them there are and were surprised at the results. What we thought were tried and true American companies no longer seem to be […]

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