Doing Your Own Bookkeeping? Avoid These Common Mistakes
3.5 MIN READ When new clients come to us with neglected books, the first thing we do is clean them up. This simply means we find mistakes—often the result of bad bookkeeping...
Payroll Service Options for Your Small Business
3 MIN READ A wise person once said, “Outsource your payroll.” We don’t know who exactly that wise person was, but here at FA Bean Counters, we believe that using a payroll service...
What Small Businesses Should Know About the Paycheck Protection Program
4 MIN READ Updated April 7, 2020 at 12:30 PM MT With the advent of the $2.2 trillion (yes, that’s a t, not a b) government stimulus package in light of the novel coronavirus,...
How to Record AdvicePay Deposits in QuickBooks Online
6 MIN READ Let’s talk about AdvicePay. We work with many advisors here at FABC who use this billing and payment solution—after all, it’s specifically designed for fee-for-service...
5 Bookkeeping Items to Double-Check Before Finalizing Your Tax Return
3 MIN READ Getting ready to finalize your tax return? STOP! Before you call it done, double-check these five things to make sure your return is really ready to be filed. #1....
1099 FAQs: What Small Business Owners Need to Know
3 MIN READ Here at FA Bean Counters, we receive a lot of questions from small business owners about 1099s. A LOT. And we’re happy to answer those questions, because guessing at...
Our Top Bookkeeping Blogs of 2019
3 MIN READ As another year comes to a close, we thought what better way to celebrate than with a walk down memory lane? So we rounded up our top five most popular blogs of 2019....
How to Practice Deep Work and Increase Your Productivity
4.5 MIN READ Bookkeepers may seem superhuman with their ability to stare at page after page of numbers day in and day out—and actually enjoy it—but believe it or not, they’re just...
Banking 102: How to Handle Fraudulent Charges
2 MIN READ Recently when working in a client’s books, I noticed a series of charges, all for $800 within two days of each other. I did not recognize the vendor listed in the bank...
Banking 101: How to Choose a Bank
2 MIN READ When our clients ask if we can recommend a bank, our pat answer is, “Any bank you are comfortable with,” as we are not in the business of promoting any one bank in...
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