Bookkeeping and Accounting for Personal Trainers

In need of a bookkeeper and accountant for your personal training business? We handle the books, so you get more time to concentrate on your fitness goals. Try us for free.

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How Bench works with personal trainers

Get your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing done by experts—backed by one powerful platform. Bench works with personal trainers, so you can focus on your client's fitness goals while we keep your accounts in shape.

We get you set up

Our team invests the effort to fully comprehend your personal training business, address your questions, assist you in connecting your accounts, and demonstrate how Bench can work for you.

We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper arranges your personal training transactions and generates financial reports. If they require any additional information from you, they'll reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our team of experts is familiar with the specific tax rules that apply to personal trainers and will tailor their approach to your business' unique needs.

Here’s why personal trainers like you trust Bench with their bookkeeping and accounting

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

We’ll consistently touch base with you regarding your bookkeeping updates. Have pressing queries regarding your financial management as a personal trainer that demand immediate attention? We ensure to respond within one business day or less.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our platform empowers you to automate data entries from leading providers, eliminating typical errors. We partner with industry giants such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square, ensuring your bookkeeping as a personal trainer is always spot-on.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Say goodbye to the continuous sifting through client payment information and tracking down invoices—we streamline inputs from your linked accounts. Get crucial business insights from a single, easy-to-use dashboard, helping you to easily comprehend your financial health. As a personal trainer, this means you can effortlessly make strategic decisions for your business.

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Bench integrates with your favorite small business tools

We sync seamlessly with your financial accounts and tools to keep your books up-to-date and save you the time and effort of manually uploading documents.

Trusted by 25,000+ American small business owners

“Bench helped me replace QuickBooks, and save about 6 hours per month of horrible accounting work, which is priceless.”

CHRIS RONZIO

CEO, TRAINUAL
“This is the first year where it’s tax season and I don’t feel anxious one bit.”

DR. BUKKY KOLAWOLE

FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RELATIONSHIP HQ
“Bench has lifted a giant weight off my shoulders and freed up my time so I can focus on earning money and working with clients, meetings and calls.”

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FOUNDER, THE VILLAGES GYM
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We know bookkeeping for personal trainers

Personal trainers inherently operate in a unique financial environment, often dealing with irregular income patterns, various expenses that could qualify as deductions, and industry-specific tax laws. Understanding these distinct nuances require not just general bookkeeping knowledge but expertise tailored to the requirements of personal trainers. At Bench, we are committed to addressing these unique bookkeeping challenges. Our service marries intuitive software with real, human bookkeepers who are knowledgeable about distinct financial practices relating to the fitness industry.

We understand that as a personal trainer, your focus is on your clients, not numbers on a ledger. Our expert team knows that a fitness tax return can look different and have varying tax write-offs such as costs for certification, equipment, travel, and even certain health-focused meals. Our team will guide you in accurately accounting for these factors to take full advantage of deductions and industry-specific tax laws. We handle your bookkeeping and tax processes with meticulous attention to detail, allowing you to focus on what you do best - helping clients boost their fitness and wellness. With Bench, you get more than just bookkeeping support; you obtain peace of mind.

Simple, straightforward pricing for everything your business needs.

Get bookkeeping, tax prep, advisory, and filing with Bench's powerful, easy-to-use platform.

Choose Plan

Essential

Best for those looking for peace of mind and accurate financials done by professional bookkeepers.
$249/mo

billed annually

Dedicated bookkeeping experts
Accurate monthly books and year-end tax-ready financial packages
P&L, balance sheet and 1099 reporting
Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team

Premium

Best for those looking for an all-in-one bookkeeping, tax advisory and income tax filing service.
$399/mo

billed annually

Everything in Essential plan
Dedicated team of licensed tax professionals to file your income tax return on time
Annual income tax filing for businesses (partnerships, S corps, C corps)
Annual income tax filing for individuals (sole proprietors, contractors)

Essential

Best for those looking for peace of mind and accurate financials done by professional bookkeepers.
$299/mo

billed monthly

Dedicated bookkeeping experts
Accurate monthly books and year-end tax-ready financial packages
P&L, balance sheet and 1099 reporting
Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team

Premium

Best for those looking for an all-in-one bookkeeping, tax advisory and income tax filing service.
$499/mo

billed monthly

Everything in Essential plan
Dedicated team of licensed tax professionals to file your income tax return on time
Annual income tax filing for businesses (partnerships, S corps, C corps)
Annual income tax filing for individuals (sole proprietors, contractors)

Frequently Asked Questions

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As a personal trainer, how can Bench Accounting help in managing my expenses and incomes?

As a personal trainer, your main focus is on providing quality service to your clients. Bench Accounting can provide the financial support you need by managing your expenses and incomes. Our bookkeepers are trained to understand the specific nuances and requirements of the fitness industry, ensuring that your books are always accurate and up-to-date.

With Bench, you can easily track your income from different clients, manage expenses related to equipment and facilities, and even handle payments for any part-time or full-time employees you might have. On top of that, our financial reports will give you a clear understanding of your business’s financial performance, helping you make informed decisions for your business growth.

Let Bench handle your bookkeeping, so that you can focus on what you do best - helping your clients achieve their fitness goals.

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Can Bench Accounting handle tax deductions related to my personal training business?

Yes, Bench Accounting can efficiently handle tax deductions related to your personal training business. Our team of experts is proficient in managing various business-related tax deductions to ensure our clients maximize their possible tax refunds. So you can focus on running your business, while we handle your bookkeeping and tax-related concerns.

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How can Bench assist in tracking and managing my personal training subscription and membership payments?

Bench can help in a big way to keep your personal training subscription and membership payments organized and smoothed out. As a part of our bookkeeping service, our team will categorize and record every transaction made, including your subscriptions and memberships, ensuring that all your financial records are accurate and up-to-date.

Our intuitive software syncs with your bank account and credit cards automatically, pulling together all the information into an easy-to-understand, interactive dashboard. Whether it's a recurring monthly membership fee or a one-time yearly subscription, Bench can manage every detail.

Additionally, at Bench, we understand the specifics of the fitness industry and can provide tailored advice on how to handle financial aspects related to personal training subscriptions. By leveraging our efficient financial management services, you can focus more on improving the physical health of your clients, while we take care of the financial health of your business.

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Does Bench outsource bookkeeping?

Nope! All bookkeeping is completed in-house.

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Will I have one point of contact?

Your bookkeeper will be your main point of contact, but at times you might hear from another member of your team. This is usually when your bookkeeper goes on vacation, is sick, or otherwise unavailable.

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How much time each month will I have to spend managing my Bench account?

We handle the bookkeeping for you but sometimes we’ll need your input, especially at year-end. On average, expect to spend 15 minutes each month answering questions for your bookkeeper, or uploading supporting docs.

Bookkeeping Services for Personal trainers

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