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

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 to […]

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

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 on […]

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Bookkeeping For General Contractors

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 to […]

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Ask a Houston Bookkeeper: Beware These 4 Hurricane Harvey Scams

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.

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

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 the […]

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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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