Archive for December 2011

How to measure your business performance

Make sure your business is on track to make a profit and stay profitable by setting guidelines that you can use to measure your business performance. 1. Your mission statement — is your mission statement clear and does it reflect your current activities? Honestly assess the services

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Introducing my new web site Yourbackofficeweb.com

My new web site is now live, www.yourbackofficeweb.com, with details about my accounting and bookkeeping services around La Canada Flintridge, Glendale, Pasadena, and downtown Los Angeles. You can stay up-to-date with my blog there or here. Some points of interest for your bookkeeping and accounting needs: my

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Hiring experts, professionals, to help your business run profitably

Hiring experts may be a smart financial move for your business, even if the action simply looks like an expense on your books. Hiring an accountant like me can relieve the small business owner of handling the financial burden that comes with juggling books and productivity. The

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December Tax Time Tips (or DT3)

This is a round up of posts that can help you during December tax time organizing. My goal as an accountant working from La Canada to Glendale and Pasadena to downtown Los Angeles is to help small businesses get on the road to profitability. Click here to

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Why transaction-based accounting is good for your business’ budget

Your Back Office (YBO) provides transaction-based accounting for clients and that allows the client to accurately budget each month for our accounting and bookkeeping services. Traditionally, accountants and bookkeepers bill hourly for their services. However, YBO looks at your bank statement and then charges per each transaction

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Make back-up plans for your business and business finances

Recent weather around La Canada Flintridge, Pasadena and other foothill cities reminds us that businesses and residents need to have back-up plans for their finances and other mission-critical aspects of their operations. High winds knocked out small businesses like the Coffee Gallery on Lake Avenue in Altadena

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