Bookkeeping and Accounting for Pet Grooming Services

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How Bench works with pet grooming services

Keep your focus on pampering pets, and let us handle the numbers. Get your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing done by experts—powered by an efficient platform. Bench works with Pet Grooming Services.

We get you set up

Our team dedicates ample time to thoroughly comprehend your pet grooming business, respond to your queries, assist in linking your accounts, and demonstrate how Bench complements your operations.

We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper organizes your pet grooming business transactions and prepares accurate financial statements. If they require any additional information from you, they'll promptly reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our group of experts knows the intricacies of tax regulations for pet grooming services and will tailor their process to your business's specific requirements.

Here’s why pet grooming services like you trust Bench with their bookkeeping and accounting

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

At Bench Accounting, we will consistently provide pet grooming services with timely bookkeeping updates. Have urgent inquiries that demand immediate attention? Rest assured, we commit to responding within one business day or less.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our platform streamlines data accumulation from major service providers to bypass prevalent errors in bookkeeping. We cooperate with well-known merchants such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square—ensuring your pet grooming business's finances are consistently precise.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Wave farewell to stacks of invoices and laborious manual record-keeping—our software automates inputs directly from your connected accounts. Gain insights from a unified dashboard designed for pet grooming services so you can effortlessly comprehend the financial wellbeing of your business and make informed strategic decisions.

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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.

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We know bookkeeping for pet grooming services

Running a pet grooming service requires attention to dozens of details, from managing appointments to ensuring the wellbeing of your furry clients. Tracking finances is an equally critical aspect of your business, but it can become overwhelming, especially when considering the specific taxes, laws, and common bookkeeping issues in this vibrant industry. That’s where Bench steps in. Our software streamlines the record-keeping process while our team of dedicated human bookkeepers takes care of the specifics. They understand the need to track revenue and expenses for pet supplies, employee wages, lease and facility maintenance costs, and any other financial nuances related to your business.

With Bench, not only do you get organized books, but you also have a team that is well-versed with the industry-specific laws and taxes. For the pet grooming industry, this may encompass taxes on different services, understanding deductions for equipment purchases or leases, or even dealing with the financial implications of pet accidents on the business premises. Bench ensures businesses in the pet grooming industry are not only tax compliant but also optimizing their tax benefits. By taking care of your bookkeeping and tax planning, Bench allows small business owners to focus on what they do best - providing quality care for pets.

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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What specific tax deductions can I claim for my pet grooming business?

While this is not a comprehensive list, there are several potential tax deductions that pet grooming businesses can typically claim. Some of these include:

  • Office supplies and equipment
  • Pet grooming supplies and tools
  • Training and certification costs
  • Advertising and marketing expenses
  • Vehicle expenses if you provide mobile grooming services
  • Cost of utilities, if you maintain a separate pet grooming facility

Please consult with a professional tax advisor or bookkeeper to ensure your business is claiming all the deductions applicable and to abide with current tax regulations.

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How should I manage accounting for both my product sales and grooming services?

Managing accounting for both product sales and grooming services requires a solid understanding of revenue streams, cost of goods sold (COGS), overhead costs, and profit margins. Here are a few steps to help:

  1. Distinguish Between Revenue Streams: You need to separate your product sales from your grooming services. Each needs a different calculation for revenue, and both should be reflected in your profit and loss statement.
  2. Understand and Calculate COGS: For product sales, COGS includes the cost of producing the items you sell. Whereas for grooming services, this can be more complex to calculate and may include direct labor costs, supplies used, etc.
  3. Manage Overhead Costs: Your overhead costs—rent, utilities, insurances—need to be distributed between your product sales and grooming services based on an appropriate method like square footage or direct labor hours.
  4. Calculate Profit Margins: By understanding your revenue and costs both for product sales and services, you'll be able to calculate and monitor your profit margins for both your income streams. This is important to ensure the financial health and sustainability of your business.

The best way to manage these complexities is often through the use of professional bookkeeping services. Bookkeepers can help you organize your sales, calculate your costs, and manage all aspects of your business accounting to make sure you're always on top of your financial game.

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What is the best way to track and categorize expenses in the pet grooming industry?

The best way to track and categorize expenses in the pet grooming industry is by using a comprehensive accounting software that is designed to meet the specific needs of this industry. Such a software would allow you to categorize all your expenses such as supplies, equipment, payroll, utilities, and more. You can track all these costs on a daily, weekly, monthly, and annual basis, allowing you to have a clear understanding of your expenses. This can also help you identify areas where you could potentially save money and even recognize trends over time.

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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 Pet Grooming Services

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