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California Minimum Wage Rising to $13 for Larger Firms

On Jan 1, 2020, California increased the minimum wage for workers employed with larger firms (at least 26 employees) in the state to $13/hour. The minimum wage for employees employed with smaller firms has been raised to $12/hour. California has been continuously increasing its minimum wage since 2017. The end goal of $15/hour will be reached by 2023. Around 20 Californian cities already have a higher minimum wage rate than the state’s mandate. Speaking to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Californian Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, a long-term advocate for workers’ protection, highlighted the need for a higher minimum wage. She said that [...]

6 Reasons You Should Outsource Accounting

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business. How businesses manage their cash flow can mean the difference between success and failure. Every business needs a system for measuring, processing, recording, analyzing, reporting, and summarizing financial information. Accounting does exactly that. From preparing and analyzing financial records to computing taxes, accountants perform a number of tasks. Accounting principles and concepts are complex, to say the least. Rather than burdening your employees with accounting tasks, consider outsourcing your accounting to an accounting firm in Santa Rosa. Hiring expert accountants in Sonoma County who specialize in forensic accounting, management consultancy, recovery, taxation, [...]

By |2020-01-26T22:18:35-08:00January 13th, 2020|bookkeeping services|0 Comments

It’s the End of the Year – Are You Thinking About Switching Your Payroll Service?

As a small-business owner, it is best to file your taxes quarterly as it will give you a clear perspective of your finances. This is also the best time to assess your payroll service. If you feel that the service is unable to meet the needs of your business or there is something lacking, the end of the year is the best time to switch services. Remember, the end of the year signifies the end of the quarter, and it presents the best time to choose between the different Santa Rosa payroll services. Before you decide to make the switch, [...]

By |2019-12-30T05:35:56-08:00December 23rd, 2019|Payroll Services, Payroll Services Company|0 Comments

How to Set Up QuickBooks: Training and Consulting With Virtual Jeannie Bookkeeping Services Inc.

At Virtual Jeannie Bookkeeping Services Inc., we realize the importance of maintaining accurate financial information. When you maintain your books properly and keep them up-to-date, you will be able to calculate the revenue your business generates, the amount of debt the business has accrued, and the profit it has made. This information helps you make strategic business decisions, especially if you are looking to expand your business. Furthermore, when you maintain your books, you will be able to present it to auditors if the IRS audits you. In fact, if IRS questions you, you will be able to check the [...]

By |2019-12-30T05:31:40-08:00December 13th, 2019|bookkeeping services|0 Comments

10 Common Payroll Mistakes Small Businesses Make

All businesses need to have a system in place to manage their payroll activities. However, many businesses end up making mistakes while managing the different elements of payroll, which includes paying employees, filing the relevant government forms, and paying taxes. If you run a small business, be mindful of these 10 common payroll errors. Missing State and Federal Deadline Maintain a calendar to report and deposit payroll taxes to federal as well as state agencies. Late deposits incur penalties and interest charges which small businesses cannot afford. Hiring payroll services in Santa Rosa will ensure you never miss a deadline [...]

By |2019-12-03T05:20:03-08:00November 12th, 2019|bookkeeping services, Payroll Services|0 Comments

What is Payroll Processing and How Does it Work?

Money is imperative in every single aspect of a business. This fact usually rings true when it comes to shelling out salaries to your employees. Fortunately, you can take the help of efficient Santa Rosa payroll services to ensure proper supervision and well-handling of your business’ payroll, with nothing forgotten. Payroll processing actually refers to the management of various financial records of employees, such as wages, bonuses, salaries, net pay, and deductions. Although payroll processing may seem like a simple and straightforward process, there is a lot more to it. From remitting to the IRS, to wage policies and payroll [...]

By |2019-11-01T10:46:05-07:00October 15th, 2019|Bookkeeping, Payroll Services Company|0 Comments

Benefits of Outsourcing Accounting Services to a Professional Accounting Firm

Nowadays, businesses and organizations are relying on cost-effective and productive solutions to systematically operate their non-core activities such as payroll and accounting services, and outsourcing is one great idea in this regard. Outsourcing your accounting services to professional accounting firms in Santa Rosa not only offers numerous benefits to organizations, but also helps in simplifying their business operations alongside accomplishing better understanding and control of cash flow. As a matter of fact, it is imperative for every business to have their account books well-organized in order to prepare annual financial statements. However, maintaining financial statements is a daunting task that [...]

By |2019-09-23T05:15:20-07:00September 23rd, 2019|Bookkeeping, Payroll Services|0 Comments

What Bookkeepers Do and How They Can Help Your Business

So, who’s going to keep a proper track record of financials after you set your business off the ground? Now, this is where professional, reliable, and trustworthy bookkeeping services like Santa Rosa bookkeeping services comes to your rescue. A good, proficient, and dependable bookkeeper will not only stay on top of business’s financials, but will also keep you informed regarding the financial health of your business. It is a well-known fact that the role of a bookkeeper in a company varies greatly depending on the nature and size of the business. If it is a small-scaled company without an accountant, [...]

By |2019-09-16T11:29:24-07:00September 12th, 2019|bookkeeping services|0 Comments

Five Services That a Reliable Accounting Firm Can Offer to Small-Scale Business Owners

Most small businesses have limited resources, which prevents them from hiring enough accounting professionals. When a business’s accounting team is understaffed and overworked, mistakes are bound to happen. Accounting errors can deliver a devastating blow to a business, hitting it where it hurts the most. Additionally, often accounting teams get so bogged down with less important accounting tasks that they struggle to focus on critical tasks. To address this problem, small business owners must consider outsourcing their accounting to a reputable accounting firm. Qualified and experienced have an in-house team of subject matter experts who know accounting principles like the [...]

5 Proven Ways to Improve Payroll Efficiency and Save Time

Payroll processing is a time-consuming and effort-intensive task. Ever-changing taxation policies make life difficult for payroll processing teams. Those responsible for payroll processing must also have a clear understanding of employee benefits and compliance requirements. The day-to-day complexities of payroll processing are driven by several internal and external factors. Payroll mistakes can deliver a devastating blow to your business, hitting it where it hurts the most. To help your team stay focused, and to avoid feeling overwhelmed with payroll tasks, you need to streamline your payroll process. Here are some effective and proven ways that experts offering Santa Rosa payroll [...]

By |2019-08-26T06:14:25-07:00August 12th, 2019|Payroll Services, Payroll Services Company|0 Comments