Bookkeeping Services for Children'S Book Authors

Bookkeeping and Accounting for Children'S Book Authors

Looking for a bookkeeper and accountant for your children's book authorship? We handle your finances, so you get more time to focus on creating magical stories for kids. Try us for free.

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We are offering free 1 Month Basic Bookkeeping to all new customers so you can experience Accracy's seemless and professional services.

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How Accracy works with Children'S Book Authors

Looking for a bookkeeper and accountant for your children's book authorship? We handle your finances, so you get more time to focus on creating magical stories for kids. Try us for free.

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We get you set up

Our team dedicates time to gaining a comprehensive understanding of your unique needs as a Children's book author, responding to your questions, assisting you in connecting your accounts, and guiding you on how Accracy operates.

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We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper categorizes your professional expenses and prepares financial reports for your children's book authoring business. If they need any additional information, they'll promptly reach out to you.

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We deliver tax-ready financials

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper categorizes your professional expenses and prepares financial reports for your children's book authoring business. If they need any additional information, they'll promptly reach out to you.

Here’s why Children'S Book Authors like you trust Accracy with their bookkeeping and accounting

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We'll consistently provide you with bookkeeping updates tailored to children's book authors. Got urgent inquiries that can't hold? We'll respond to you in one business day or less.

Guaranteed accuracy in every detail for Children'S Book Authors with Accracy Accounting and Bookkeeping Services

Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our platform has been specifically designed to automate data inputs from leading industry providers to sidestep frequent errors. We proudly collaborate with key partners like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square, ensuring your finances as a children's book author are always spot-on.

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Wave goodbye to mountains of manuscripts and tedious tracking tasks — we automate inputs directly from your connected accounts. Gain insights from a single, centralized dashboard allowing you to effortlessly comprehend your finances and make calculated decisions as a children's book author.

Bookkeepers for Children'S Book Authors

Child's book authors often have complex financial activity due to royalties, advances, and payments from a multitude of sources like online platforms, direct sales, and traditional publishing houses. At Accracy, we understand this unique financial landscape and provide tailored bookkeeping services to ensure accurate financial tracking. We manage income and expense categorization, monthly financial statements, and year-end financial packages with expertise. With Accracy on your side, navigating the intricacies of industry-specific taxes, copyright laws, and the diverse range of income parameters becomes a lot simpler.

Authors can be creative while leaving the daunting task of tax filing to us. Recognizing expense deductions related to research, writing supplies, travel, or home offices, and understanding self-employment tax laws are some areas where authors often need help. The Accracy team, comprised of real, human bookkeepers, is well-acquainted with these industry-specific issues. Furthermore, they pair their expert knowledge with intuitive software to give child's book authors a seamless bookkeeping experience, freeing you up to focus on your words and worlds. At Accracy, we take care of your bookkeeping and tax in a revolutionary way -- combining modern tech with traditional expertise.

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Simple, straightforward bookkeeping pricing for everything your business needs.

Join over 1000 business owners who have streamlined their finances and have grown their businesses with Accracy.

Basic

Starting from
$200 / month billed annually
  • Dedicated Bookkeeping Experts
  • Accurate Books with Year-End Financial Records Ready for Tax Season
  • Automating Your Processes Through QuickBooks, Xero and others
  • Accrual or Cash basis accounting
  • 24/7 Support
  • Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team
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Catch Up Bookkeeping

$500 / Billed Once
  • Accurate Books with Year-End Financial Records Ready for Tax Season
  • Automating Your Processes Through QuickBooks, Xero and others
  • Accrual or Cash basis accounting
  • 24/7 Support
  • Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team
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Executive

Customized Pricing

Everything in Basic plan +

  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Sales Tax
  • Corporate Tax
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivables
  • Full Support Team
  • + Additional Customized Services

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Basic

Starting from
$250 / month
  • Dedicated Bookkeeping Experts
  • Accurate Books with Year-End Financial Records Ready for Tax Season
  • Automating Your Processes Through QuickBooks, Xero and others
  • Accrual or Cash basis accounting
  • 24/7 Support
  • Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team
Contact Us

Executive

Customized Pricing

Everything in Basic plan +

  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Sales Tax
  • Corporate Tax
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivables
  • Full Support Team
  • + Additional Customized Services

Schedule a Meeting

Frequently Asked Questions about Bookkeeping and Accounting for Children'S Book Authors

As a children's book author, there are several specific expenses you are eligible to deduct from your taxable income. These may include:

<ul><li>Costs related to research, which may include travel expenses</li><li>Expenses for supplies and materials, such as pencils, paper, and computers used for your writing</li><li>Professional services, like costs for editing, illustrating, and self-publishing</li><li>Home office expenses if you use part of your home exclusively for your writing business</li><li>Marketing and advertising costs</li><li>Education expenses related to improving writing skills or literary comprehension</li></li>Membership fees for professional organizations and guilds</li></ul>

It's important to keep detailed records of these expenses for accurate bookkeeping and potential tax audits. Professional bookkeepers, like those at Accracy Accounting, can assist with this process to ensure you're maximizing your deductions.

Whether or not you need to charge and pay sales tax for books you sell directly to consumers depends on the specific tax regulations in your area. In some regions, books are considered tax-exempt, whereas in others, they may be subject to sales tax. Always check with your local tax laws or consult a tax professional to ensure you're compliant.

Royalty payments and advances should be accounted for in your bookkeeping as part of your income. Typically, these are accounted for on an accrual basis. This means that their value is recognized when they are earned, not when the actual cash is received. Therefore, if you receive an advance, you would recognize it as a liability until it's earned.

Furthermore, royalty payments are typically dependent on the sales of a product, so they are often recorded as they are accrued. This could mean that you have different amounts of royalty income from month to month. It is important to track these payments accurately not only for bookkeeping purposes but also for understanding your income trends.

As always, it is recommended to work with a professional bookkeeper or accountant for precise recording and reporting of these types of income. They can guide you in the proper treatment of these amounts in your specific context, thereby ensuring that your financial reports are correct and compliant with the accounting standards.

We understand that when our clients turn their accounting and bookkeeping services over to us, trust is paramount. We have a team of certified professionals, use proven technologies, and hold ourselves accountable every day. Yes, you can trust us with your sensitive data and to deliver accurate, timely accounting services for your business.

Absolutely. Our team members are all certified in the leading accounting systems and can quickly get your files up to date.

Don’t worry, your financial data belongs to you. Our offboarding is pretty straightforward as we transfer account ownership to you. As a bonus, there’s no stopping you from replicating the workflows we’ve created for your in-house process – in fact, we encourage it.

Savings can vary considerably depending on your current solution, but our clients tell us that it is generally between 30% and 50%.

We do not provide year-end tax filing services as we are not a CPA firm. However, if you are looking for a year-end tax accountant, we would gladly refer you to one of our partners. Having a separate bookkeeper and year-end accountant ensures additional oversight on the accuracy of your books. Your year-end tax accountant can help you review your books during tax season.

No, we are not a CPA firm. Accracy is not a public accounting firm and does not provide services that would require a license to practice public accountancy.

No. We do not offer services which fall under the jurisdiction of these organizations. We have partner organizations who can provide those services if needed by clients. A good example of such services are tax advisory or statutory filings. We have a number of non-economic partnerships with CPA firms who can help our clients with these services if needed.

Every account is set up with a Client Success Lead who will be your day-to-day contact. They’ll liaise with the rest of the team members on your account which may include an accounting manager, bookkeeper, payroll specialist, and payables specialist.

Accracy can support a wide range of companies, from small businesses and startups to large public corporations. Our services are tailored to meet the unique accounting and bookkeeping needs of businesses across various industries.

At Accracy, we operate as a fully remote team, delivering our bookkeeping and accounting services online. We have the necessary tools and systems in place to work efficiently and securely from our remote locations. We will coordinate and collaborate with your onsite team to ensure smooth communication and workflow integration.

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Beyond mere numbers, our reporting services are a gateway to actionable insights. We go beyond presenting data; we interpret, analyze, and deliver reports that serve as strategic roadmaps for your business. Timely, clear, and comprehensive, our insights empower you to make informed decisions, identify opportunities, and navigate challenges with confidence.

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Efficiency is the cornerstone of our accounts management services. Whether handling payables or receivables, we streamline your financial transactions to optimize cash flow. Our focus is on creating a robust system that not only meets compliance standards but also ensures that your financial operations are a well-oiled machine, contributing to the overall health of your business.

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Don’t let backlog hinder your progress. Our catch-up services are designed to bring your financial records up to speed. We meticulously address any gaps, ensuring that your records are not just current but also compliant. Stay on top of your financial game with timely updates that provide a comprehensive view of your financial landscape.

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Experience the benefits of seasoned financial leadership without the full-time commitment. Our fractional controllership services bring in experts to guide your financial strategies. Beyond mere oversight, our professionals actively contribute to optimizing your business performance. Benefit from strategic insights, financial planning, and a level of guidance that propels your business towards sustainable success.

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