Save Big With A Little Known Tax Credit

Save Big With A Little Known Tax Credit

What if I told you, your painting business could improve employee loyalty and save thousands of dollars on taxes with one action? Sounds like a crazy idea, right? Well, I’m here to tell you it is possible by claiming the Small Employer Health Insurance Tax Credit.

3 Tips for Busy Painting Business Owners

3 Tips for Busy Painting Business Owners

The peak season for the house painting industry is upon us. This time of year painting business owners must deal with the chaos of multiple on-going job sites, the barrage of estimate requests, and reams of paper receipts to track. Luckily, there are a few software solutions that can alleviate these headaches.

Key Performance Indicators with Fathom

Key Performance Indicators with Fathom

In a recent article, I discussed how your painting business could benefit from tracking key performance indicators (KPI) in your painting business. In the video below, I walk through KPI basics and show you how cloud-based software, Fathom, can be used to track KPIs. I also briefly review a couple of useful tools in Fathom to include the Cashflow waterfall graph and the GoalSeek tool.

Bookkeeper Steals $200,000 From Painting Contractor

Bookkeeper Steals $200,000 From Painting Contractor

According to a Washington Times Article from late last year, a bookkeeper pleaded guilty to stealing $200,000 from a painting business owner from Buffalo, New York. Officials say he forged checks and did unauthorized bank transfers to himself over a 1 year period. 

How can you prevent this from happening in your painting business?

How To Set Up Your Painting Business In Quickbooks Online Plus

How To Set Up Your Painting Business In Quickbooks Online Plus

To ensure your painting business is set up to allow you to gain insight into your financials and is easily accessible on-the-go, use Quickbooks Online Plus and follow the steps in this video to get started.