Small business owners and their accountant share one common nightmare – handing over of the books at the end of the financial year.
For most small business owners, your workplace is a hive of activity. So keeping the books up to date is not easy, nor is it enjoyable. It’s the last thing you want to do at the end of a frantic day or week. However, it is a necessity if you want to be successful.
And for the accountant who handles that small business as a client, the box of papers that many clients hand over – it’s the best they can do – creates a real dilemma. How do you stay within their budget, yet recoup a fee that covers all the hours of sorting out their paperwork?