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Bookkeeping Services

We understand that you have more important things to focus on than bookkeeping. That’s why we take care of managing your books for you – so you can concentrate on running your business.

How We Can Help

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Monthly Bookkeeping and Accounting

We will record all of your sales and expenses, reconcile your bank and credit card transactions, prepare a balance sheet detailing your assets, liabilities and equity, and provide you with a monthly profit and loss report that helps you understand the health of your business. Check out all reports you’ll receive here.

Year-End Support

Year-end can be stressful. Your team at ARI is here to help alleviate that stress and help ensure your business is compliant with regulations. We will work directly with your tax preparer to provide all documents needed to complete your tax returns.

If requested, we can also prepare year-end statements, including 1099 forms for your subcontractors. There may be an additional charge for this service as not every small business has these needs.

Advice Any Time You Need It

We can help you interpret and understand the state of your business’s finances and you can take comfort in knowing that we are always available to answer your questions and address your concerns.

Tax Support

We will prepare your sales, use and property tax returns and interface with your tax preparer as necessary.

Bookkeeping vs. Accounting

Bookkeeping services include a variety of tasks from recording bank transactions and payroll to financial statement preparation and tax compliance. These services are primarily used by small businesses with cash-basis accounting.

ARI also offers comprehensive accounting services for businesses or non-profit organizations that require additional services, such as cash management, accrual-based accounting or CFO level support.

Description of Services Bookkeeping Comprehensive Accounting
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Payroll Transactions true true
Accounts Payable false true
Cash Management false true
Monthly Services
Balance Sheet true true
Profit and Loss Statement true true
Profit and Loss Monthly Trend true true
Profit and Loss by Business Segment/Program false true
Bank Reconciliations true true
Accounts Receivable Reconciliation true true
Aged Accounts Receivable Review false true
Prepaid Accounts Receivable Review false true
Inventory false true
Fixed Assets and Depreciation true true
Payables Review false true
Accrual Review false true
Debt Activity true true
Payroll Processing false true
Payroll Reconciliation true true
Annual Services
Year-End Financial Statements true true
Budget Preparation false true
Audit Support false true
Cash Forecast false true
Tax Compliance
Sales Tax true true
Property Tax true true
1099 Preparation true true
Additional Services
CFO-Level Support false true
Board of Directors Meeting Participation false true
Financial Strategy Development false true

Highly recommend Chris and his team at Accounting Resources. My questions, either by phone or email, are always promptly responded to. Even better, Chris at ARI knows my business inside and out and has been able to guide us through both tough times and unprecedented growth. Throughout the pandemic, he has kept us up to date on government programs, too. It's nice to have someone who seems to care about my business as much as I do.

Teresa Smolinski Owner

Pre-wrap, LLC

ARI is amazing!! They saved me so much time and money over the years I can’t thank them enough. ARI is one of the #1 reasons my business has continued to grow. Customer for life!

Steve Raiken Owner

Raiken Profit

I have been working with Accounting Resources, Inc. for over six years. They are extremely knowledgeable and efficient with their services. They helped me financially manage and understand the ins and outs of my business, kept me up to date and informed of all and any changes in rules and regulations, and guided me through an unprecedented year in 2021, as well as the previous five. Your access to your information is easy and fast. They have incredible support staff, from the front office to the tech support. They are quick, responsive and kind to boot. Accounting Resources is more than just an accounting firm and they go above and beyond for their clients and staff. Highly recommend.

Stacey Pribyson Restaurant Owner

We've been using Accounting Resources for our multiple businesses for over 11 years now. Chris and the ARI team are super detailed, always easy to get in touch with, honest and so speedy. I feel comfortable asking any question, Chris always knows the answer! ARI makes a point to understand your business and to really care about it. They're all really friendly and feel like a part of our team.

Jody Reilly Owner

Reilly's Good Food Co, LLC

Common Bookkeeping Questions

We love questions! Ask away...

Can I afford to hire someone to do my bookkeeping?

You might be surprised to learn that our bookkeeping services are very reasonable, and the cost remains the same from month to month, so it’s easy for you to budget.

If I hired ARI to manage my books, how would I get started?

Over the years, we have helped thousands of small business owners share their financial information with us. ARI has processes in place that make getting started simple and hassle free. Get more information here.

Can I maintain control of my bookkeeping?

Definitely. In fact, with ARI, you will have more control. Your accounting software can be hosted on our secure server so you can access your accounts anytime. And, each month, you’ll receive an easy-to-follow summary that helps you understand the state of your business financials.

What’s more, you will have one point of contact – a financial professional who will help you interpret the health of your business each month. He or she is always just a phone call away – ready to answer your questions or discuss your concerns

Will I be locked in to a long term contract?

With ARI, you are never locked in. We operate on a month-to-month basis with our clients. If you ever want to end our relationship, simply give us 30 days’ notice.

How can I be sure I’m compliant with sales and use and property tax requirements?

Dealing with governmental agencies is stressful for all small business owners. Tax laws are not something most people are well versed in — and they change frequently. Leave the responsibility of filing these forms to us. Then, you can rest easy knowing your taxes are filed on time and, more importantly, that they are filed accurately.

I received a tax notice from the state or IRS. How do I handle it?

This is one area where our clients quickly realize the benefits of having an experienced accounting professional on their side. If this happens to you, simply forward the notice to your team lead and he or she will determine how best to handle it.

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