The cost of bookkeeping services varies depending on many factors, including the volume of documents, security levels required, and the company’s preference. This complete guide will help you better understand what bookkeeping options are available and how much they’ll cost you.
Business travel costs are one of the most common expenses related to running a business. Be it a client meeting, a conference or a meet-up, travelling for work happens regularly in most companies. Here’s a short guide on how to make sure all travel costs are allowable and well-documented.
Everyone knows that having access to finance is an essential part of running a good, and sustainable, business. But having cash in the bank to cover your everyday expenses is easier said than done.
A pro forma invoice is an initial sale document that includes a price quote, payment details, and other essential info on the future transaction. Businesses send pro formas to potential clients as a request for payment when the sale is likely to happen. This short guide will walk you through everything you need to know […]
Reclaiming VAT on your small business expenses doesn’t need to be hard. In this guide, we walk you through four easy steps to successfully reclaim VAT for your small business.
Minimising your individual and business tax liability is a vital part of running a profitable business. How you pay yourself – whether through dividends, a salary, or a mix of both – is key to keeping your tax bill to a minimum. Here you can learn if small business dividends is the most efficient way […]
Invoices are arguably the most common documents related to B2B transactions. They’re used to reclaim VAT, claim business expenses, and as evidence for the amount of taxable income. And thus, all budding entrepreneurs must educate themselves on what commercial invoice elements are crucial for these purposes.
Even if you’re not a regular listener, podcasts for accountants are a great way to get inspiration and valuable tips on the go. To help you find the best podcasts that are most applicable for accountants, Arbitrue has put together this list of thought-provoking and entertaining series. Grab your headphones and check these out.
You might have noticed that most invoices include sequential numbers typically referred to as a document or invoice number. Invoicing software put numbers on documents by default but are they really necessary? Here’s what you need to know about invoice numbers.
Read this latest round-up of cloud accounting statistics covering the market in 2018. These stats will help you stay on top of the ever-changing world of accounting software and discover how and why SMBs use these services today.
When it comes to employment, the emphasis is often on training, ability and specialist knowledge. As a result, by 2020 over half a million UK workers will be significantly held back by a lack of soft skills. You can super charge your accountancy skills with these six habits for accountants – and have a little […]
Looking for the most recent accounting, e-invoicing and bookkeeping statistics? Here’s a useful list of the most recent figures that will look great in your business presentations or just to share with your colleagues and clients to help them better understand today’s bookkeeping landscape.
Hands up if you can name a cool bookkeeping fact? Bookkeeping can be quite a tough profession at times, but if you’re looking for a little light entertainment, there are many truly interesting and exciting facts about both accounting and bookkeeping that can help keep you inspired.
With over 6 million customers, QuickBooks is the world’s largest cloud accounting provider and is used by the self-employed, limited companies, and accounting firms all over the world. It also offers an immense library of Intuit-approved QuickBooks add-ons that augment what’s possible with the platform alone.
Keeping paper copies of receipts and invoices can be a real problem for small businesses. You need a reliable storage area and a good way to organise paper documents. But are paper copies required according to the laws in the UK and USA?
Looking to refine your knowledge on the latest trends in accounting? Some of the best ways to do it include networking, workshops, and seminars. We’ve put together a list of UK accounting events that you should consider in 2018.
Claiming all small business expenses is critical to make sure your taxable profit is as low as possible. Here’s a handy list of the most commonly deducted purchases to help you decide what claims are allowable in your case.
Before we built arbitrue, we interviewed hundreds of accountants and bookkeepers to identify the biggest headaches slowing down their work. We learned that solid data entry apps are the most likely to alleviate their pain points. Here’s how these apps work.
It is common business practice to offer custom pricing via sales quotes based on specific requirements. For this purpose, companies typically issue estimates, quotes, or pro forma invoices. Here’s how to do it in QuickBooks and then convert these documents into regular invoices.
Invoice processing is what many small business owners would simply call paperwork. It’s a process related to handling documents required for Accounts Payable purposes. Here’s basic information on how to handle invoice processing, and how to avoid invoice processing errors by using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and machine learning.