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Old 17th January 2013, 04:29 PM   #1

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This is a pretty broad cry for help. My husband started his own contracting business and we have, quite honestly, done no accounting since it's inception 3 years ago. We are obviously in over our heads and i don't know who to turn to: accountant, bookkeeper, etc. I apologize for my ignorance and would appreciate and advice.

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Old 18th January 2013, 07:44 PM   #2
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How have you been doing your taxes?? Start now. If you don't have an accountant, you should get one. To get organized you should look at having a bookkeeper to come in and help. Make sure you get a system in place so that once you are organized, updating and managing the books is easy and efficient.

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Local accounting and bookkeeping services are cheaper than you think - call around and get some quotes. Or, find an independent bookkeeper who can catch you up. Do this with the idea of learning from them. Pay them for a year or two and in that time learn what they do - what forms they use etc. Learn and then take it over yourself.
Lastly, many free organizations like SBDC or SCORE offer classes on small business accounting - these are usually built around teaching the business owner to do their own accounting via Quick Books or similar programs. But, it might help you learn a bit and get back on track.

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