Steadfast Bookkeeping Co. Blog

5 Ways to Boost Your Creativity as a Small Business Owner

It’s the dog days of summer, which means it can be tough to find motivation to be creative! Maybe it’s too hot out to focus, or your kids are out of school and are keeping you busy all day. Perhaps you experience a seasonal slowdown in your industry. Most of our...

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How to rock it at your next Creative Conference

Swag bag we participated in for the GPS workshop for photographers by Simply for Creatives. Last year, I attended The Creative at Heart conference in Denver and this year I’m THRILLED to be a session leader at the event in August. In preparation, I thought I would...

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Recapping The Creative Finance Academy

Earlier this year, I collaborated with Brittany Griggs, of Simply for Creatives, and Amy Northard the CPA for Creatives to offer The Creative Finance Academy. The Academy was a four month program that offered financial coaching in the areas of bookkeeping basics,...

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How to Give Back with your Small Business

Photo by Jasmine Star from The Rising Tide Summit As a small business owner, you’re awarded the freedom to run your business the way you want. You get to define your priorities, goals, and plans for the future. When you take a step back and look at your business...

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Get to Know the Steadfast Bookkeepers!

I’ve talked a bit before about how important the team at Steadfast Bookkeeping is to me, and today I want you to get to know some of our MVP’s just a little better! Steadfast has a team of three amazing bookkeepers:: Noel, Sarah, and Jessica. I (Stephanie) oversee and...

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How We Create Your Bookkeeping System

A solid bookkeeping system provides many benefits to your business such as accurate records and reports that lead to the ability to make sound business decisions. Without a bookkeeping system in place you are not able to provide the required information to the IRS...

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Paying Estimated Income Tax

So, we made it through tax season! How did you do? Anything you hope to improve for 2017? If you found yourself with a giant bill at the end of the year, there may be a way to fix this.  A common misstep small business owners make is not paying 1040-ES quarterly...

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Our Fave Business Podcasts

Once just a niche for comedy and tech nerds, podcasts are getting more and more popular and mainstream. With the success of Serial, This American Life, S-Town, and interview shows with hosts like comedian Marc Maron, Ana Faris, and Alec Baldwin, they’ve definitely...

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Got 10 Minutes?

When you’re a small business owner, it might seem like every day is packed to the brim with tasks. It’s never ending, right? I know it’s tough to carve out time for your bookkeeping, but if you let it pile up, it will take so much longer to straighten out. Here are...

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How to File State Sales Tax

Filing state sales tax can be in a word, annoying. Oftentimes, state websites are hard to use, verbose, and outdated. The state department of revenue relies on you to collect sales tax from your customers and then remit the appropriate amount to it. How often you...

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