Bookkeeping Services for Screenwriters

Bookkeeping and Accounting for Screenwriters

Searching for a bookkeeper and accountant for your screenwriting profession? We'll manage your books, freeing up more time for you to create thrilling scripts. 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 Screenwriters

Searching for a bookkeeper and accountant for your screenwriting profession? We'll manage your books, freeing up more time for you to create thrilling scripts. Try us for free.

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We get you set up

Our team dedicates time to thoroughly understand the specific needs of your screenwriting business, answer any queries you may have, assist you in linking your accounts, and guide you through the functionalities of Accracy.

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We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper consolidates your screenwriting business transactions and compiles financial reports. If they require any further details from you, they will promptly reach out.

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We deliver tax-ready financials

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper consolidates your screenwriting business transactions and compiles financial reports. If they require any further details from you, they will promptly reach out.

Here’s why Screenwriters like you trust Accracy with their bookkeeping and accounting

Get fast, unlimited support for Screenwriters with Accracy Accounting and Bookkeeping Services

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

We'll consistently provide you with bookkeeping updates tailored for your screenwriting business. Got urgent inquiries that require immediate action? Rest assured, our team at Accracy Accounting will respond within one business day or even less.

Guaranteed accuracy in every detail for Screenwriters with Accracy Accounting and Bookkeeping Services

Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our software lets you automate data entries from the major providers, dodging frequent errors in bookkeeping. We collaborate with major channels used by screenwriters such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square. This means your financial records are always spot-on, leaving you more time to focus on creating your scripts.

Make Smart Decisions for Screenwriters with Accracy Accounting and Bookkeeping Services

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Wave goodbye to mounds of scripts and tedious manual tallying — our services automate inputs directly from your linked accounts. Gain insights from one central dashboard so you can easily understand the financial standings of your screenplay ventures and make calculated decisions.

Bookkeepers for Screenwriters

For screenwriters, managing your finance, balancing books, and keeping track of industry-specific taxes can be a challenge, especially when you're juggling multi-faceted projects. This is where Accracy steps in, providing premier online bookkeeping services for screenwriters. We understand the nuances of your industry - be it understanding the implications of taxes on royalty payments, or keeping track of expenses for tax deductions pertaining to independent contractors - we've got it covered. Our team of experienced bookkeepers are aware of the constantly changing laws and ordinances related to the entertainment industry and help you stay on top of it, allowing you to focus on your scripts rather than spreadsheets.

Accracy's innovative approach to bookkeeping combines powerful software with real human expertise. Our intuitive platform compiles your financial data and provides you with clean, straightforward financial reporting. This means no more sifting through complicated spreadsheets or attempting to decode convoluted tax laws. Your dedicated Accracy team takes care of all the bookkeeping tasks, ensuring that your accounts are updated, organized and ready for tax season. We also assist with tax filing, ensuring you claim every write-off you're entitled to as a screenwriter. With Accracy, your financial records are as clear and concise as your best screenplays.

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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 Screenwriters

As a screenwriter, the expenses that are specific to your profession and can be claimed for tax deductions typically fall under the umbrella of 'ordinary and necessary' expenses. These can include but aren't limited to:

  • Screenwriting software or subscriptions (like Final Draft or Scrivener)
  • Office supplies and equipment necessary for your work, such as computers or printers
  • Research materials and resources related to your scripts
  • Professional dues for writers' guilds or associations
  • Business travel expenses
  • Continuing education or courses to continue to hone your craft
  • Marketing and promotion expenses, such as website maintenance, advertising, or entering screenwriting competitions

This list is not exhaustive and the specific expenses that may be deductible can change. It's best to consult with a tax advisor to confirm what expenses can be deducted for your specific situation.

The type of accounting necessary for screenwriters dealing with income from multiple sources such as royalties, script sales, and speaking fees is typically known as creative accounting or entertainment accounting. This specialized form of accounting caters specifically to the nuances of the entertainment industry and helps screenwriters manage their unique income streams, deduct industry-specific expenses, and comply with various tax laws. It's highly recommended for screenwriters to consider hiring a professional bookkeeper or accounting service that has experience in this field to ensure the most accurate financial management and reporting.

Yes, there is a specific method for structuring your accounts to handle international payments for scriptwriting services. First, you should establish a separate bank account for international transactions to simplify the management and tracking of these payments. Additionally, you should set up corresponding columns or categories in your bookkeeping system for international payments and expenses. Sanction the use of an International Payment Provider like PayPal, Stripe, or Wise to handle exchange rates and provide an additional layer of security.

Please note that international business can have complicated tax implications, so it's always recommended to consult a tax professional who can guide you towards the best practices for your business. You may also consider using an accounting service like Accracy, which specializes in providing expert bookkeeping services tailored to individual business needs and complexities.

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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Precise Financial Organization

Embark on a transformative journey towards financial clarity with our comprehensive organizational services. Beyond mere bookkeeping, we delve deep into the intricacies of your financial records. Every transaction is meticulously documented, categorized, and structured to provide not just accuracy but a foundation for strategic financial understanding.

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Financial Reporting

Actionable Financial Insights

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.

Financial Reporting

Accounts Payable & Receivable

Efficient Accounts Management

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.

Catch-Up Bookkeeping

Timely Financial Updates

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.

Catch-Up Bookkeeping

Fractional Controllership

Strategic Financial Guidance

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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