#72 Easy Bookkeeping for Small Business

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As we approach the end of the year, amidst the chaos of festivities and business closures, managing your books efficiently is crucial. So today, I’m sharing some practical tips to make your bookkeeping process smooth, simple and stress-free.

Let’s talk about the importance of simplicity in bookkeeping. It’s not about the task itself being easy, but about completing it with ease. I’m all about working harder, not smarter – and as cliché as that sounds, it makes sense, right? This can be achieved by having a good, consistent process in place.

First up, I discuss the value of batch bookkeeping – setting aside a specific time each week to handle your books, which increases efficiency and reduces overwhelm. It not only becomes a habit, but you’ll remember what to do each time and get faster at it.

Another effective strategy for easy bookkeeping is effective record-keeping systems. Using the right accounting software, like Xero, can transform your bookkeeping process. It’s about choosing a system that aligns with your business needs and budget.

I also cover categorisation in your chart of accounts, emphasising the need for categories that are tailored to your business. Remember, it’s not about complication but about making things easy and intuitive for you.

So tune in for some simple tips that will help you embrace simplicity and systems that work for you. Let’s make bookkeeping a breeze for your small business!


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