Improving Small Businesses for 40 Years
Jerry has founded several businesses and enjoys working with small business owners on business strategy, formation, reorganizations and buys and sells of businesses. Bookkeeping is at the root of the management and tax planning for every business and must be current, accurate and interactive by the owners.
Tax Problem Resolution
For over 40 years, Jerry has helped small businesses with the many challenges that stand between them and the IRS. You can rest assured that he’s seen it all–and that he can help!
Jerry knows what it takes to make small businesses succeed. He can take a look at your business, taking stock of its strengths and weaknesses, and help you to formulate a plan for whatever it is you’d like to accomplish!
Jerry’s associates at ByTheBook Keepers have been working all manner of small businesses with their records and bookkeeping. Their cloud technology makes bookkeeping paperless and easy.
In the early 80s, I think it was, I was approached by Intuit to be an Alpha contributor to their brand new program called QuickBooks. I was happy to participate in the program as I was “doing” bookkeeping for a few Tax clients at the time and nothing else was very good for Bookkeeping then. QuickBooks […]
IRS Commissioner, John Koskinen, has readily admitted the IRS cannot keep up with the needs of taxpayers to work out payment arrangements with them due to decreasing budget resources. It is even worse for CPAs, Attorneys and Enrolled Agents in trying to act on behalf of them. They have gone from almost instant to even […]
Why Keep Books? No small business owner or provider of Professional Services likes to keep books. Why? Because the time it takes distracts them from doing the things necessary to “growing” their business. Growing business is job #1 of a business owner. When I started providing bookkeeping services to small business owners, way back in […]
TODAY…THE YELLOW LIGHT JUST TURNED RED!!! In an attempt to spread out the workload of the IRS, a few years ago, Congress eliminated the August 15th tax return extension deadline and made the deadline for individuals October 15th. While most people think of April 15th as the dreaded deadline, such is not the case. April […]
The IRS isn’t pursuing delinquent employers hard enough to pay over taxes withheld from employees, evidenced by the fact that as of June 2012, employers owed the government approximately $14.1 billion dollars in taxes withheld from their employees. This doesn’t count the employer’s share of taxes that is about the same and the share that […]
I have been advising small businesses and self-employed professionals for many decades on how to position their businesses for the day when the owner may decide to retire, sell or just plain run out of gas, for whatever the reason. The first thing to realize is that whether you are an operating business or a […]
Almost 75% of small businesses don’t even have a bookkeeping program they use, says Forbes Magazine in 2009 in an article about keeping books and the benefits to doing that. Most, who d not use QuickBooks or Quicken, use an Excel Spreadsheet for keeping track of their expenses. What’s wrong with this updated “back of […]