This book is a genuine resource, packed with proven methods, and valuable interviews with real bookkeepers and accounting professionals. These ideas and techniques show you how to quickly build a flourishing full-time or part-time home-based bookkeeping or tax practice, and keep it running profitably.
Some of the topics covered in this volume:
How to get started and obtain all necessary business licenses
How to manage your cash flow for maximum profitability and business success
How to get clients and keep them
How to attract the most profitable clients
How to increase referrals
How to set and collect your fees
How to offer tax services to your existing clients
How to get referrals from CPA offices and other financial professionals
Information on how to become a Certified Bookkeeper through the AIPB
How to comply with the IRS recordkeeping requirements
How to avoid your liability for the dreaded IRS Trust Recovery Penalty
Gabrielle Fontaine, PB is a freelance Professional Bookkeeper and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She has over 20 years of professional bookkeeping and tax preparation experience. She is also the author of The Freelance Bookkeeper online e-zine.
Christy Pinheiro is an Enrolled Agent and financial writer. She is the author of muntiple non-fiction books, including a study guide series for the IRS Enrolled Agent Exam.