The Bean Team

The Bean Team

The Bean Team is ready to serve you! We're number nerds and spreadsheet wizards passionate about keeping financial planners organized. Weird, right? You do you; we'll do your books.

Be Your Own Hero: The Benefits of Understanding Basic Accounting

5 MIN READ Having a cape-wearing, ever-available CPA on speed dial is the stuff of most business owners’ dreams. Unfortunately, number-savvy superheroes aren’t always this...

What Small Businesses Should Know About the Paycheck Protection Program

4 MIN READ Updated April 7, 2020 at 12:30 PM MT With the advent of the $2.2 trillion (yes, that’s a t, not a b) government stimulus package in light of the novel coronavirus,...

How to Record AdvicePay Deposits in QuickBooks Online

6 MIN READ Let’s talk about AdvicePay. We work with many advisors here at FABC who use this billing and payment solution—after all, it’s specifically designed for fee-for-service...

5 Bookkeeping Items to Double-Check Before Finalizing Your Tax Return

3 MIN READ Getting ready to finalize your tax return? STOP! Before you call it done, double-check these five things to make sure your return is really ready to be filed. #1. Are...

1099 FAQs: What Small Business Owners Need to Know

Click here to find an updated version of this blog. Here at XYPN Books, we receive a lot of questions from small business owners about 1099s. A LOT. And we’re happy to answer...

Our Top Bookkeeping Blogs of 2019

3 MIN READ As another year comes to a close, we thought what better way to celebrate than with a walk down memory lane? So we rounded up our top five most popular blogs of 2019....

How to Practice Deep Work and Increase Your Productivity

4.5 MIN READ Bookkeepers may seem superhuman with their ability to stare at page after page of numbers day in and day out—and actually enjoy it—but believe it or not, they’re just...

Banking 102: How to Handle Fraudulent Charges

2 MIN READ Recently when working in a client’s books, I noticed a series of charges, all for $800 within two days of each other. I did not recognize the vendor listed in the bank...

Banking 101: How to Choose a Bank

2 MIN READ When our clients ask if we can recommend a bank, our pat answer is, “Any bank you are comfortable with,” as we are not in the business of promoting any one bank in...

What Employers Need to Know About Per Diem Reimbursement

3 MIN READ Per diem—if you’ve ever traveled for work, chances are you’re familiar with this term. As an employee, it’s pretty straightforward. You’re given a fixed, predetermined...

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