Bookkeeping Services for Small Businesses

As a small business owner, when you think about outsourcing your bookkeeping and accounting, do you find yourself asking these questions?

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.

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.

Definitely. In fact, with ARI, you will have more control. Your QuickBooks account is 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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Here’s a look at some of the things we’ll do for you:

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.

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.

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.

 Tax Support

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

As your business grows, ARI is here to support your needs.
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Craig Robinson Co-OwnerCraig Robinson Co-OwnerIt's So Ranunculus Flower ShoppeMarlborough, CT
We are in the fifth year of our relationship with Chris Wirth and ARI. We had very little knowledge of our accounting need and process. Thanks to ARI we are much more comfortable with knowing how far in the hole we are. Seriously, Chris and staff have been readily available and business insightful through this relationship. He has assisted us with our tax accounting and business payroll too. Our only regret is that we do not use this organization to its true potential – my fault. We intend to make fuller use of our resource this year.
Chris Miller PresidentChris Miller PresidentMiller Engineering, LLCNew Canaan, CT
Accounting Resources has been handling my company’s bookkeeping for more than eight years and they have always gone well beyond what we expected. If a problem crops up, they are always there to handle it. Phone calls and e-mails are returned promptly. All in all, you would be hard pressed to find a better company to work with.
Kelly-Jane D'Aprile KellyManager of Business ServicesKelly-Jane D'Aprile KellyManager of Business ServicesWomen's Health USAAvon, CT
ARI’s expertise, excellent client service and value is top notch. The staff is dependable, professional and approachable. Working with ARI for the past 10 years has been a pleasure and we highly recommend their services.
Ryan Brechlin Managing MemberRyan Brechlin Managing MemberNest Egg Auctions, Berlin, CT
From day one, ARI has been more than just an accounting service for us. They have helped us navigate difficult waters, prepare for the future, and build value in our business. We count on ARI for realistic advice, intelligent planning and personal service. Our business is thriving thanks to the knowledge and expertise of the team at ARI.
Shaun Chambers, Founder, CEOShaun Chambers, Founder, CEOBODYROC, LLC West Hartford, CT
Since bringing ARI onboard, I am a more informed, confident entrepreneur. I am able to review the health of my business in a way that I can understand that enables me to make changes for success. Reliable. Knowledgeable. Honest and fair. ARI will be my go-to accounting resource as long as I’m in business.