Get Control Over Your Bookkeeping in 3 Easy Steps

Get Control Over Your Bookkeeping in 3 Easy Steps
A step by step plan for getting your business' bookkeeping in order
by Square Dec 15, 2015 — 2 min read
Get Control Over Your Bookkeeping in 3 Easy Steps

Are your books a mess? Or are you finding it hard to keep them buttoned up? You’re not alone. Many small business owners, especially as they’re just starting out, have trouble keeping their accounting and bookkeeping in order. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to set yourself up for clean and easy bookkeeping. Here’s your action plan.

1. Clean your house

The first step is to tidy things up.

2. Develop a plan

You need to keep your accounting up to date all year. Here’s how to do that:

3. Implement your plan

Now that you have a plan, stick to it. Schedule your accounting sessions calendar and keep it up throughout the year.

A little effort at regular intervals can make the bookkeeping process less daunting and give you valuable, timely information that helps you make better business decisions. Smart, clean books are a gift that you give yourself so your business can be more productive and profitable than ever before.

Heather Satterley
Heather Satterley is an Enrolled Agent licensed to practice before the IRS and an Intuit QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She is passionate about helping small business owners spend less time on their bookkeeping and more time pursuing their passion.

To make your accounting a breeze, connect your Square account to Intuit QuickBooks Online in Square App Marketplace.

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