Protea Weekly – Episode 30 – How to choose an accountant?

In this episode, Zane Stevens discusses the importance of selecting a good accountant and provides five key questions to ask when evaluating accounting professionals. He emphasizes the need to understand the services offered, industry specialization, security and confidentiality measures, pricing structure and fees, and communication protocols. Stevens highlights the significance of clear communication and trust…
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The Benefits of Hiring a Bookkeeper with QuickBooks Experience

Bookkeeping is not a new science. Historical records indicate bookkeeping existed as early as 6000 B.C. Ancient Babylonian kingdoms recorded inventory from crops. Bookkeepers in Greek and Roman societies counted and noted agricultural crops, as well as payments to farmers. While bookkeeping may have been around for thousands of years, they are just as important…
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Options If You Want To Move Away From Paper Checks

Researchers have noticed a shift in the last two or three years in the business check writing habits of managers and owners. While the number of people using other forms of payment besides checks has been increasing, the number of businesses relying on paper checks as payment has steadily declined. There are many reasons why…
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What is Gross Margin and Why is it Important?

As a business owner, you understand how important bookkeeping is. The information a professional bookkeeper can provide will allow you to make informed decisions about your business. One piece of information your bookkeeper can provide is your company‚Äôs current gross margin or gross profit margin. Gross profit margin is a good yardstick for measuring how…
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