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Bookkeeping Tips for Small Businesses

Bookkeeping is a huge part of understanding the finances of your business. Bookkeeping isn't easy either, and that's why we provide as much free, useful information as possible on our blog here.

Check out our bookkeeping articles, from in-depth bookkeeping guides to tips and tricks to make your bookkeeping easier. If you are interested in bookkeeping services, please check out our bookkeeping services page or reach out and we'll chat with you to see how we can help!

Free Bookkeeping Template - Bookkeeping in Excel or Google Sheets

This article will walk you step-by-step through how to do your bookkeeping using our free Google Sheets bookkeeping template. It also works as a free Excel bookkeeping template.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Aug 19, 2022

8 Questions to Ask an Outsourced Bookkeeper

Finding the right bookkeeper can be a challenge. Make sure you ask the tough questions to ensure you get the best service.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Sep 21, 2020

What Is Receipt Bank and Why Do We Love It?

This article will quickly explain what Receipt Bank is, how it works and the benefits of using it. This isn’t a paid advertisement by any means; we just really like the software!

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Feb 28, 2019

What Does a Bookkeeper Do (in Canada)?

What does a bookkeeper do? We break down the answer. Learn what a bookkeeper does for you in Canada and why they are important for your business.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Feb 18, 2018

What Are My Bookkeeping Options For My Small Business?

Do the bookkeeping yourself? Hire someone? We break down the costs, pros and cons of your options.

Joe Collins, CPA, CA
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Mar 11, 2018

Canadian Small Business Bookkeeping Guide

Bookkeeping doesn’t have to be difficult. This step-by-step guide will give you all of the information you need to make bookkeeping easy for your Canadian business.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Sep 20, 2022

How to Claim Meals and Entertainment Expenses

I feel like I’m part of a cool club when I get to charge my restaurant or pub bill to the company card. Big tip? Sure, why not - it’s a write-off anyway, right? Well, those probably are eligible business expenses, but there are a few quirks when claiming meals and entertainment expenses. Tell us more you say? Ok, strap in because it’s about to get wild! ... or at least educational.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Oct 8, 2018

7 Reasons to Hire an Online Bookkeeper

This article will explain how online bookkeeping works and what the benefits are when hiring an online bookkeeping service.Online bookkeeping is a term that covers a wide variety of online bookkeeping services.  We’re still talking about the usual bookkeeping tasks, but this time you won’t be dropping off a stack of papers at your bookkeeper’s office.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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May 9, 2019

Our Top Ten Xero Bookkeeping Tips

We have spent a lot of time testing out various accounting software applications, and Xero is our software of choice when working with small to medium-sized businesses. Let’s take a look at our top Xero bookkeeping tips that will help you out regardless of whether you’re just getting started in Xero, or if you’ve been using it for years.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Apr 8, 2018

What Are Bookkeeping Services?

Let’s have a look at what a bookkeeping service is and how it’s different from just hiring someone to enter transactions into a computer. We’ll explain what exactly a bookkeeping service does and how it benefits your business.

Paul Sharpe, CPA, CA
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Apr 17, 2019