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Frequently Asked Questions

What does it Mean to Outsource Bookkeeping?

Bookkeeping outsourcing is when virtual bookkeepers take care of a non-core process like bookkeeping. Given that bookkeeping isn’t connected to the core competency of a small business and isn’t something that will generate money, it’s best to leave it in the hands of specialists. Outsourcing becomes cost-effective and efficient when choosing a firm with a team of virtual bookkeepers experienced in using QuickBooks.

Does Outsourcing Bookkeeping Reduce my Control of the Business?

It doesn’t in the least. You have complete 100% control of any decision and, all the checks will still have your signature on them. You are in control of when vendors are paid and how much. We will give you the information you need and undertake the task itself, and you have final approval over invoices and payments and sign the checks.

Will I be Able to Cancel Whenever I Want?

Of course, you can. You are never locked into service with us, and we ensure that you have no problem getting your information in the event you choose to leave our services.

How Does Outsourcing Account Help Me Manage a Business?

When you outsource accounting, it means you no longer have to lose time and money on hiring and training accountants, bookkeepers, and financial controllers. Business owners that have been taking care of accounting themselves are then free to focus on growing the business. You’ll have the freedom to base decisions on more than simply how much money is sat in your accounts.

Will I Have to Leave my Current Tax Accountant?

Of course, you won’t. We are here to remove the headache of bookkeeping. We know your current accountant is sure to enjoy having accurate data that they can use to grow your business and make you more money. If you would prefer though, we are happy to discuss providing tax preparation services for individuals and businesses. Bookkeeping.com is ready to be the one-stop-shop for your financial needs.

Where can I Learn More?

Just contact us to learn more. We are more than happy to discuss our services with you, answer the questions you might have, and help you understand what Bookkeeping.com can do for you. If you feel that we can give you the solution you need then give our services a try for yourself and get the peace-of-mind our clients enjoy.

Who Handles the Bookkeeping?

Bookkeeping.com has a team of expert financial specialists in all our major offices across the US. Our teams are experts when it comes to using the latest advances in cloud technology and the inner workings of many different businesses including restaurants, service professionals, contractors, and health and wellness companies.

Will Other People Have Access to the Data?

No one will have access to your data unless they have the express permission of your company. That includes advisors, CPA, and employees. We can arrange restrictions, so only certain people have access to certain functions as well.

How Secure are your Services?

There’s a good chance that your accounting records are currently kept in a file cabinet somewhere or just laying on a desk. We are serious when it comes to security, and we constantly assess our security systems. We use the latest in 128-bit SSL encryption to allow clients to verify authenticity and connect to servers securely. Your data is kept behind two restriction levels and passwords and can only be accessed when these passwords are entered.

Will Other People Have Access to the Data?

No one will have access to your data unless they have the express permission of your company. That includes advisors, CPA, and employees. We can arrange restrictions, so only certain people have access to certain functions as well.

Doesn’t Leaving the Books to Outside Services Reduce my Control?

To keep it simple; no, you won’t. It provides you with more control by giving you access to accurate, up-to-date statements. You’ll have the time and money needed to plan rather than responding to what happens.

How Can I Access Accounting Materials?

Bookkeeping.com works as an application service provider – or ASP – where data files and bookkeeping software is kept. You can access accounting records at any time you want when connected to the internet by using your password. We use the same technology and procedure as a bank and the IRS to process information. Files are kept up-to-date and accurate. Information is kept secure on our dependable servers, complete with constant backups in real time.

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