Accountix Blog

3 Ways to Get Your Life Back as a Business Owner

You’re a business owner.  But you're probably also a parent, a friend, a sibling, and maybe even a dog owner.  You have interests and hobbies outside of your business.   But, these days, those relationships are getting increasingly neglected and…

How to Save Money by Streamlining Inventory Management

We work with a wide variety of small business models but, maybe because it is because of our location in California, we find that we bring in a lot of food and beverage manufacturers and inventory clients.  Different natural foods…

What Can CFO Services Do For You?

A Chief Financial Officer is responsible for taking the books and making informed business suggestions based on accurate forecasting and benchmark data.  They ensure that a company is staying compliant with financial laws and want to help the company stay…

How to Monitor your Cash Flow

One of the primary business metrics we make sure to measure for our clients is cash flow.  This is because cash flow can really make or break a business.   It is the difference between a business growing and a…

Easy Steps to Staying Sales Tax Compliant

When most people go into business they are aware that they will have to pay corporate tax as well as the individual tax but are often surprised to find out they are on the hook to reliably report sales tax…

Keeping Your Business and Personal Accounts Separate

Tax season always gives us an opportunity to reiterate the importance of keeping personal and business expenses separate to our clients. (more…)

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How to Take Your Business Paperless Today

As a cloud-based bookkeeping firm, we have already made the transition to (almost) 100% paperless. We do still have to wrestle with the printer/scanner every once in a while, but, by and large, Accountix avoids paper. Going paperless has streamlined…

5 Reasons Your Startup Needs a Bookkeeper

As you grow from a small idea around a kitchen table to a robust business there are thousands of elements to handle in order to ensure the business doesn't go bust. You have to have a great idea and raise…

Lark Ellen Farm: Grain-Free but Full of Genuine Goodness

Lark Ellen Farm started “sort of serendipitously” out of the home kitchen of Ojai, California local Kelley D’Angelo. (more…)

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10 Ways the Tax Law Changes Might Impact You

Earlier this month we were excited to attend the Tax Cut & Jobs Act Tax Reform Panel: New Rules and New Opportunities. This panel of experts from various Santa Barbara businesses presented an analysis of the new tax reform laws…

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