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21Apr
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Construction industry accounting versus traditional accounting – what’s the difference? It’s easy to assume that basic accounting will suffice for a construction company, but your industry has unique financial considerations and challenges that will shape your accounting processes. Let’s take a closer look at some of the many unique aspects of construction accounting. Job Costing […]

06Apr
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The Department of Labor’s update finalizes the independent contractor rule. Construction companies already work with contractors and sub-contractors, and if you don’t abide by these rules, it can lead to some significant financial consequences: Four lawsuits are pending in Louisiana, Georgia, Texas and Tennessee to challenge the changes.  If you work with anyone who may […]

25Mar
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In 2022, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a final ruling on implementing the beneficial ownership information (BOI) reporting requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA).  The purpose of the CTA and new reporting requirement is to help the U.S. modernize its anti-money laundering efforts. Unless you run your construction business as a sole […]

02Mar
preparing for tax season
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Tax season is never fun to think about as a business owner. Your construction company is growing, along with your labor costs, and there’s a lot that you need to track that you didn’t need to as a smaller company. Preparing for tax season is all about getting your books in order. You don’t want […]

09Jan
Financial Foundation for Construction Business
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I know that building a financial foundation for business is often a challenging aspect for many small construction company owners. The unique nature of the industry, coupled with resource constraints and the constant quest for growth, presents a complex financial puzzle.  But you don’t need to worry, because experts like me come to play (and […]

06Jan
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Over the past few years, I’ve been a close ally to construction business owners, and I get this question a lot: “Eliza, which accounting software wins the race?”. My personal favorite is, of course, Quickbooks Online, but I can tell you that there is accounting software that serves well if Quickbooks Online is too big […]

03Jan
Construction Payment Processes
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As a remote bookkeeping expert specializing in construction businesses, I understand that managing payment processes in the construction industry can be an intricate web of paperwork, billing, payment terms, and conditions.  It can get very complex,  often characterized by unique challenges that could potentially disrupt your cash flow.  But let me assure you that a […]

22Sep
Digital in construction
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Stepping into the Digital Arena Still juggling spreadsheets or, heaven forbid, paper ledgers in the tech age? Welcome to the future, where digital in construction is a NEW NORM. Technology and software don’t just make our jobs easier; they boost ROI, making every penny count. Let’s demystify how these tools can revolutionize financial operations and project […]