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How to Keep Track of Your Sales Channels in a Fractured System

A winery operation has more than the average business’ amount of sales channels. They usually have the tasting room sales, retail web sales, retail wine club sales, broker sales, distributor sales, and direct wholesale sales. They may even have classes,…

How Does Good Payroll Tracking Benefit Your Winery?

Payroll is a quintessential component of most small to large-scale businesses. But payroll is often neglected or incorrectly run which can cost the business in time, resources, money, and potentially labor fees. Payroll impacts your employees directly and helps to…

What Are the Steps to the Accounting Cycle?

Accountix works to bring accurate and reliable financial statements to all our clients so that their small business bookkeeping is not just handled, but can provide the information necessary for business growth and increased business efficiency. When working with a…

Satellite Santa Barbara: The Wine and Food Gem of State Street

The room is abuzz with laughter and conversation on a sunny Thursday afternoon in Santa Barbara, California. It's about lunchtime and Drew Cuddy -- the owner and founder of Satellite -- is active at the bar; laughing as he chats…

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Steps to Write a Purchase Order

Businesses are in frequent practice of ordering new things for the office, buying inventory, and spending money with vendors in a whole variety of ways.   Some of our clients ask us questions about the “purchasing” process and about POs.…

How Can Online Bill Pay Help Your Winery?

As a busy winery owner, you have a lot on your plate! Between caring for the vines to being the face of the winery in your tasting rooms you hardly have time to keep your bills in order and to…

Tips to Handle a Busy Workday

With the constant pinging of your messaging system internally, client calls, customer emails, and the countless amounts of tasks to divide your attention every day it’s easy to look up at 5 pm on Friday afternoon and ask yourself: “Wait,…

Can a Business Thrive without a CFO?

If you are like many of our clients you started a business that you are passionate about. And, if you’re turning to us, your business probably isn’t a bookkeeping business. (We can’t all be passionate accountants, we know, we know!)…

Power of Your Om: More than a Studio, it’s a Community

As we walked into the now-empty studio the heat of the last class still hung somewhat heavy in the air. The walls are painted in vibrant colors to represent the sun as it charges up from the horizon. This mural…

5 Problems that Arise if you Let the Bookkeeping Slip

With seemingly everything on your plate as a small business owner, it is easy to let bookkeeping slip. The causes for this vary.  For some people, the bookkeeping bores them so it gets eternally put off. Others think it is…