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Employee Payroll and Taxes: What Business Owners Need To Know

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Small business owners are the engine that makes America run. Real entrepreneurs understand both the stress and joy of employing people, and feeling responsible for their livelihood. Bayou Bookkeeping & Tax Services knows the feeling that comes with handing a new employee their first check. We also understand the importance of employee payroll and taxes, […]

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How the Infrastructure Bill Could Impact Your Personal and Business Taxes

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Congress reached a bipartisan agreement at the end of July for a portion of the infrastructure bill. Now, through the reconciliation process, spending could include an additional $3.5 trillion. While the bill is still up for question, Bayou Bookkeeping wants you to understand how it could impact you. You’ll need to start preparing now, and […]

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How B2B’s and Their Clientele Benefit from Subscription-Based Services

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Subscription-based services provide advantages for both businesses and the end-users. Even in the B2B space, monthly subscriptions continue to gain popularity due to their efficiency and predictability. In this post, Bayou Bookkeeping & Tax Service covers why the model works. Consequently, we hope this helps you determine whether the approach makes sense for your business […]

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Top 5 Common Tax Mistakes That Louisiana Startups Make

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Startups face many challenges as they attempt to launch successful businesses that yield a profit, increase the workforce, and produce income for their owners. Of all the obstacles business startups encounter, perhaps the most feared is taxes. In fact, taxes seem so daunting that some entrepreneurs avoid them until the last possible minute. Bayou Bookkeeping […]

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How to Increase Sales and Cut Costs with Business Bundling

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Product and service bundling is an approach used by businesses that benefits both the buyer and seller. At Bayou Bookkeeping & Tax Services, many of our clients are business owners. If you are one of them, you probably use products or services today that are bundled. In fact, you may offer them yourself. In either […]

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Time To Close Out First Quarter Financials and Check Performance

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Time is something most people wish they had more of, and you are probably no exception. Whether personally or professionally, weeks, months, and years tend to go by faster the older you get. In terms of business, the pressure of time is felt in quotas and reporting. As you already know, the first quarter of […]

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Time to Submit Your Final Documents for Your Business Tax Return

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Do you ever feel like tax time comes around and finds you scrambling to remember what you need to gather so that your accountant can file your business taxes? At Bayou Bookkeeping & Tax Services, we understand. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of all the final documents for your business tax return. Fortunately, these items […]

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Closing the Books: 3 Steps to Finalize Year-End Journal Entries

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Do you need to finalize year-end journal entries and close out your books, but put it off because it creates anxiety? If so, fear not. Bayou Bookkeeping and Tax Services is here to help. “Closing the books” simply means making journal entries to get your temporary accounts to a zero balance. Here’s an easy explanation […]

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Enlist a Professional for Your Year-End Financial Statements Review

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At Bayou Bookkeeping & Tax Services, we provide bookkeeping, year-end financial statements review, and tax filing services in Baton Rouge. Financial statements communicate a business’s financial health, helps lenders determine whether to loan money, and provides insight into financial operations. The three major types of financial statements include the balance sheet, the income statement, and the cash […]

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Small Business Tax Filing and 2020 End-of-Year Books

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It seems the entire global population is ready to shut the door on 2020 and move forward. The year started with impeachment, moved on to COVID-19, and gathered steam with murder hornets and civil unrest. Like you, Bayou Bookkeeping and Tax Services is ready for a new chapter. But first, we and the clients we […]

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