How Do Online Sales Taxes Work?

Online Sales Tax Changes – how it affects your shop

Otherwise known as.... This article is my attempt at rounding up ALL the issues & changes & questions surrounding online sales tax right now. There is a LOT going on and a lot still up in the air. I will do my best to answer your questions and address your concerns in plain English. Even as a Certified Public Accountant,…

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How To Pay Yourself

How to Pay Yourself – {part 2: Methods & Mindset}

Last week I answered a question I get a lot - how do I pay myself? What's the right way to do it? If you missed that post, catch up here. That post was all about the rules & logistics of paying yourself as a sole proprietor, and how it affects your bookkeeping records and your taxes. Now that you're…

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How to Pay Yourself {Part 1: Logistics & Bookkeeping}

Today let's address a question I see quite often: How do I pay myself? As a shop owner who also happens to be an accountant, sometimes I lose touch of the questions my non-accountant friends have about running a biz. This one happens to be one of them, and it's high time we discuss it! I am breaking this discussion up into…

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Top 5 Financial Mistakes Etsy Sellers Make And How To Avoid Them

Five Financial Mistakes Etsy Sellers Make

Hola friend! I've been helping Etsy sellers and creative entrepreneurs get their finances in gear since 2015. So I've been around the block a few times. Today, I'd like to briefly walk through the top five financial mistakes I see Etsy shop owners making. Before I dive in, let me say there's no shame in setting up your shop without…

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Order Fulfillment

How to Automate & Streamline your Order Fulfillment

One of the challenges of selling handmade goods online is juggling your orders. Keeping customization requests organized, making sure items get created, packaged and shipped on time, and handling incoming orders from multiple online storefronts can get real confusing, real fast! How to Automate & Streamline Order Fulfillment for your Shop That's why today I'm excited to share a quick…

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Using Asana

Using Asana to Automate Your Bookkeeping

If you've been following me for a while, you probably know that I love this little productivity tool called ASANA. It's actually a pretty powerful tool and it's totally, completely FREE. Today I wanted to combine my love of Asana and bookkeeping and share an awesome trick with you - how you can use Asana to streamline and schedule your bookkeeping…

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Year End Inventory

Year End Inventory Workshop

Right around the end of the year, you may start hearing a lot about counting your inventory. Today I’m hosting an Inventory Crash Course Workshop, which is my fancy way of saying I filmed a video answering the big questions I see about year-end inventory. This is my attempt to explain inventory, cost of goods sold, and the dreaded year end count in…

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How To Catch Up On Your Bookkeeping

How to Catch Up on Your Bookkeeping – for Etsy Sellers

Note: This post (along with the free planning playbook ) has been updated for 2017! If you are feeling really behind and overwhelmed, make sure you get on the early bird list for the 2017 Bite-Sized Bookkeeping Bootcamp right here. It will be open to enrollment in mid-November and those on the wait list will get access to an exclusive…

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