Accounting, Bookkeeping & Taxes.
Your business is fueled by money, so you owe it to yourself to keep tabs on every dollar that comes in & every cent that goes out. For some, do-it-yourself tools like Quickbooks and TurboTax are enough to keep the financial tracking in order, while others prefer to entrust their bookkeeping & tax preparation to an accountant or financial advisor. Not sure what’s best for you? There are plenty of resources available to help you figure it out.
Take an accounting or tax class.
Basic accounting & tax preparation are part of ASSETS Learning Circles & SCORE’s Simple Steps for Starting Your Business curriculums. Check the calendar for accounting, bookkeeping, & tax-related workshops.
Kutztown SBDC has experts who can train you on how to use various accounting platforms & create financial projections. One-on-one assistance is available for businesses who have loans with ASSETS. SCORE’s Mentoring Process for Existing Businesses includes needs assessment, situation analysis, financial history, goals and objectives, & critical issues.
Research, guides, and templates.
SCORE & Duke Street Business Center provide online & in-house resources to help prepare, guide, & inform businesses on accounting & bookkeeping.
Get a referral for a pro.
SCORE, Community First Fund, ASSETS, & Kutztown SBDC all provide referrals to clients seeking professional services in accounting & bookkeeping. SCORE provides a comprehensive & regularly-vetted-and-updated list of referrals. Community First Fund, ASSETS, & Kutztown SBDC can direct businesses to professional services through their vast community of regional relationships & networks.