If you’re like most therapists, you probably avoid addressing your accounting and bookkeeping issues throughout the year, which leads to lots of stress and anxiety when it comes to getting your books in order for tax time.
But getting your books in order doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, with the help of professionals such as experienced bookkeepers and accountants, you can actually make your business run smoothly, as well as increase the overall profitability of your therapy practice.
The purpose of a good bookkeeper is to help you manage your money and accounts well, so you can focus on building your therapy practice. And in our latest podcast, I interview Sydney bookkeeper Teni Ghazarian about how you can get your books in order for the EOFY.
In this interview we discuss:
- What is a bookkeeper?
- How can a bookkeeper help you as a small business owner
- How you can start to get your books in order for the EOFY
- What money habits she recommends small business owners start and sustain
- What to check before June 30 to make sure you get the best out of your tax return
- Some of the bookkeeping disasters in small business she has seen
- The software she recommends for getting your books in order
Tips and resources mentioned in this episode
About Teni Ghazarian:
After years of experience, Teni started her own training and bookkeeping business named Axiom Bookkeeping Solutions. Intrigued by Xero and the Cloud Accounting revolution in its early days, Teni gained her experience with Xero working for one of the first Xero Gold Partner Consulting Companies where she gained invaluable exposure to hundreds of Xero clients’ books. Teni also contracts her services to Xero Accounting Software as one of their part-time contract Trainers who assist in delivering Xero’s Partner Certification Course to fellow Accountants and Bookkeepers around Australia. With a switched on attention to detail and a fun approach to her client relationships, Teni always delivers to a high standard and is very well regarded within the Xero accounting world and with several Accounting Firms she works with in delivering both Bookkeeping and Xero Training services. As a sole trader, Teni is a registered BAS Agent and has a Diploma in Accounting. Click here to send her an email.
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