Bookkeeping data has to be entered into a computer program one way or another so make life easy and use proper accounting software. Ditch the spreadsheets and make bookkeeping digital.
Do you care about accounting technology?
It’s easy for accountants to live inside a technology bubble at the moment. But as a business owner, do you much care about accounting technology?
A recent change in QBO may not be for the better
Whether you’re dealing with a sales ledger or a purchases ledger, before too long there will be a dispute and you’re going to have to engage with the other side to make sure your records and your customer or supplier’s records are the same
QuickBooks Online Training
Our QuickBooks Online training sessions use your live data to get you where you want to be with QuickBooks. Your business is the classroom!
Know your numbers, don’t get lost in the fog
The technology doesn’t change the essentials and there is a real danger that businesses can get so caught up in the “how”, the graphs and the apps that they forget the real point of why they want the numbers in the first place.
Making tax digital for VAT
Our view is simple – start using good accounting software as soon as you can and check that your existing software is compatible with MTD for VAT
Five ways to make QuickBooks work for your business
All of the cloud accounting software services go out of their way to make it look easy to use but it’s accounting software, it contains things like VAT which you may not be an expert in.
Still using an accounts spreadsheet?
I list all the transactions in a spreadsheet and send it to my accountants. They do what they do and send it back to me but it’s always full of errors. So I end up checking my own work and I wonder what I’m paying them for!
The virtuous circle of good bookkeeping
It’s vital to have good bookkeeping taking place day-in, day-out using bespoke software and using the results to grow your profits and your businesses.
This must be my profit, it says so on my phone!
Cloud accounting software is often sold as being everything you need, easy to use, do it yourself etc.
Well so is a Delia Smith cookery book – and you really don’t want to see my attempt at a soufflé!