November 15, 2022

When starting a new business, one of the most important things to do is to set up a separate business checking account for your business. Too many people put this off for too long. They mix business income and expenses with their personal expenses, and then they have to untangle the mess to file their

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November 9, 2022

In this post, I’m sharing my recommendation for how to do your eBay bookkeeping. I’ll show you how this works in QuickBooks Online Simple Start, which is the accounting software that I love and use for all of my clients.  This page contains affiliate links, which means I will make a commission at no extra

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October 30, 2022

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Business Owners Do you have family members or friends who are business owners? Have you been scratching your head, wondering what to give them this holiday season? Well, I’ve got good news! In this post, I’m sharing a round-up of tried and true ideas that will help find the perfect

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October 7, 2022

If you’re a bookkeeper, there will likely be situations when you need to review the work of another bookkeeper, understand what they did, and determine where things stand. This might happen if you’re working with a new client who was previously working with another bookkeeper or if you begin to hire bookkeepers to work for

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July 13, 2022

Over the past ten years, I’ve talked with a lot of new Etsy sellers who wanted to make sure they were doing a good job with their shop finances. They were putting in the work to track their income and expenses and doing some sort of bookkeeping throughout the year, but QuickBooks Online was more

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June 20, 2022

Over the past ten years, I’ve helped a lot of Etsy shop owners and eCommerce sellers with their bookkeeping. This has allowed me to test different bookkeeping software and understand the various challenges small business owners face with their financial records so that I could create solutions. About five years ago, I began creating video

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June 3, 2022

I’ve gotten some questions about how to handle a little quirk that happens when you use instant transfer to move money from PayPal to your checking account. While instant transfer allows you to move money the same day, there is a fee for this service. That means the amount you’re transferring out of PayPal won’t

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May 12, 2022

Each year, Amazon sellers need to go through the process of reconciling their business bookkeeping to their Amazon 1099-K. Don’t worry, this isn’t as difficult as it sounds. In this post, I’ll walk you through how to tie out your Amazon 1099-K to the Profit & Loss report that you generate from Quickbooks Online so

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April 22, 2022

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish I had more piles of paper in my business.” Of course not! Most of us feel overwhelmed by the amount of paper we have to deal with in our lives. That’s why during the last few years I’ve been transitioning my business from paper systems to digital

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March 8, 2022

If you’re an Etsy seller, there are dozens of different tools that can help you manage your shop. However, finding just the right tools for your specific business needs can be like searching for a knitting needle in a haystack of yarn. In this article, I’ll share my top recommendations for tools you need to

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