A good record keeping system includes a summary of your business transactions. Business transactions are ordinarily summarized in books called journals and ledgers. You can buy them at your local stationery or office supply store. A journal is a book where you record each business transaction shown on your supporting documents. You may have to keep separate journals for transactions… Continue reading How should I record my business transactions?
You may choose any recordkeeping system suited to your business that clearly shows your income and expenses. The business you are in affects the type of records you need to keep for federal tax purposes. Your recordkeeping system should include a summary of your business transactions. This summary is ordinarily made in your business books… Continue reading What kind of records should I keep?
Everyone in business must keep records. Keeping good records is very important to your business. Good records will help you do the following: Monitor the progress of your business Prepare your financial statements Identify sources of your income Keep track of your deductible expenses Keep track of your basis in property Prepare your tax returns Support… Continue reading Why should I keep records?