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What We Do!

We’re often asked by prospective clients what our Bookkeeping Service covers?  People want to know what specific tasks we do, and what is their responsibility.  This brief explainer page will answer that question.  This is by no means an exhaustive list, but covers the most frequently asked questions.

Getting Started
Review your existing books for needed corrections or back-work
Chart of accounts setup or amendment
Assistance with setting up bank feeds
Limited assistance* with setting up payroll (QBO or Gusto only)
Your books brought current and reconciled if needed
Ongoing Monthly Bookkeeping
After-the-fact transaction recording
Post to general ledger
Post to other ledgers (as needed)
Bank account reconciliation
Monthly financial statements
Other bookkeeping services, as required
Best-practice bookkeeping advice and counsel
Year End
Assistance with 1099-NEC preparation*
Assistance with 1099-MISC preparation*
Year-end financial statements and period-end closing
What We Don't Do
Pay bills

We do not offer bill-pay services at this time, nor do we manage Accounts Payable (AP) or Accounts Receivable (AR).

Payroll tax responsibility

Our bookkeepers can assist you in setting up your initial payroll service in QBO or Gusto. We are not responsible for entering payroll hours/salary, accruing payroll taxes, nor the transmittal of payroll taxes to the IRS or the state.  Your full-service payroll provider (QBO, Gusto, or whatever other service a client uses) will be the responsible party for payroll and payroll tax compliance.

*Payroll deductions and benefits

We provide assistance with setting up a payroll account in either Quickbooks Online or Gusto, including entry of employee data.  We do not assist in state registrations, benefits, or advise on deductions.  Those service areas are provided directly by either QBO or Gusto.

Preparation of W2s

Similar to the last item, your full-service payroll provider (QBO/Gusto) is responsible for preparation of Form W2 for employees.

Sales tax reporting

For those nonprofits that sell taxable goods and/or services, your bookkeeper will assist in accounting for sales taxes collected and transmitted, but we do not prepare state sales tax reports.

Donation recording

We do not provide individual donation data entry into your neither your donor CRM nor Quickbooks Online, nor do we prepare year-end donor acknowledgements.

Administrative tasks

We cannot provide administrative services unrelated to our bookkeeping function.

Attend board meetings

Due to the constraints of time and distance, we are unable to be present, physically nor virtually, at a meeting of a client’s board of directors.

*May incur additional fee per 1099-NEC or 1099-MISC.

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