for Etsy Sellers
Have you ever wished for some bookkeeping help for your Etsy shop?
I get it. You didn't start your Etsy shop so you could spend your precious time Googling "bookkeeping and taxes for Etsy sellers."
However, your business finances are important, and getting your financial house in order does not have to be as difficult as you think.
Let me help you get your Etsy shop bookkeeping set-up and help you understand your taxes, so that you can get back to creating and selling!
Bookkeeping for your Etsy shop doesn't have to be painful!
I'll let you in on a secret... if you take time to learn about bookkeeping and taxes for your Etsy shop at the beginning, you gain so many benefits!
Save time with an automated bookkeeping program like QuickBooks.
Understand your business finances so you can make better business decisions.
Save money when you do your own bookkeeping.
Be ready come tax time, no more scrambling!
Bookkeeping Resources for Etsy Sellers
My Recommended Method for Etsy Bookkeeping
If your Etsy shop is based in the US and you only have one Etsy shop, Sync with Etsy for QuickBooks Online is the fastest and easiest way to do your bookkeeping. You can see how simple it is in the video below.
If you're ready to tackle your Etsy bookkeeping and taxes, be sure to check out my top posts that break down these topics.
Bookkeeping for Etsy Sellers
Taxes for Etsy Sellers
Why Bother with Bookkeeping?
Why Bookkeeping and Taxes for Etsy Sellers Matter
When I started my first online business way back in 2012, there was a lot I didn't know. However, the one thing I did know was how to do my small business bookkeeping and taxes. Armed with an accounting degree and CPA license, I wasn't worried a bit about crunching the numbers for my business.
That isn't true for most people. I'm guessing that when you first started your Etsy shop, bookkeeping and taxes were near the bottom of your priority list! There are too many other more exciting things to do for your shop. Who has time to worry about the numbers?
While you can get away with ignoring your bookkeeping and taxes for a little while, at some point you must deal with your business finances. I don't want that to be scary or intimidating for you! My goal is to create content that helps you understand exactly how to do bookkeeping for your Etsy shop and file your taxes.
There are so many benefits to be gained by taking control of your bookkeeping in the early stages of your business. Taking control will save you time, money, and end of year tax time stress.
But the most important reason to spend some time on your Etsy bookkeeping is that bookkeeping allows you to produce financial reports like a Balance Sheet and a Profit & Loss Statement. These reports in turn allow you to analyze your business and make educated financial decisions. Too many people blindly run their business, not even knowing if they are making a profit or not. Don't let that be you.
You can explore my most popular articles above, and you can also find my free Etsy bookkeeping training on YouTube. This playlist will walk you through your Etsy shop bookkeeping, step-by-step.
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