Houston Bookkeeping Basics: 5 Strategies for Cutting Expenses

Follow Us!We at B&J in Houston love to discuss expert bookkeeping tips. In addition to these expert tips, we also like to get back to bookkeeping basics. Today’s entry discusses expenses that are draining your wallet along with strategies to find and eliminate them. This includes costs that are no longer needed and are without a purpose. […]

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 […]

4 Houston Bookkeeper Tips for 2018

Follow Us!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 […]

5 Last Minute Tax Return Tips

Follow Us!You’re not alone if you have waited up to the last minute to prepare what will be a last minute tax return. Approximately 20% to 25% of tax returns are filed with in the last two weeks of the tax deadline. While some delay the process because they want to side step the hassle, […]

5 More Tax Return Scams for 2017

Follow Us!We at B&J Bookkeeping in Houston are always looking to report the latest in tax related scams. We realize that tax return time is one of the busiest times of the year for these fraudsters. Even the IRS is aware of these types of scams and puts out a yearly collection of the worst of […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Must Read Bookkeeping Tips for Small Business Owners

Follow Us!We have previously discussed bookkeeping tips for married couples as well as bookkeeping tips for those about to retire. But in addition to couples and individuals of all kinds, we see many business owners pass through our doors. Even those who use our bookkeeping or a similar service must still take some essential financial […]

5 Retirement Bookkeeping Tips for Those Who Are Late

Follow Us!We’ve got bad news and good news. The bad news is most Americans aren’t even close to planning for retirement. A recent study showed that up to 36% of all Americans don’t even have $1,000 saved for retirement. In short, their savings wouldn’t pay for a month’s worth of expenses. Ideally but not practically, […]