Bookkeeping and Accounting for Roofers

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How Bench works with roofers

Get your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing done by experts—backed by one powerful platform. Bench works hand-in-hand with roofers.

We get you set up

Our dedicated team takes time to acquire a comprehensive understanding of your roofing business, answers all your queries, assists in linking your accounts, and guides you on how the Bench system operates.

We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your bookkeeper sorts out all your roofing business transactions and prepares financial records. If they need any additional information from you, they won't hesitate to reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our expert team is well-versed in tax regulations relevant to the roofing industry and will tailor their approach to your unique business requirements.

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

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

Our team will consistently provide you with up-to-date bookkeeping information tailored for your roofing business. Have urgent inquiries about your finances? We guarantee a response within a one business day timeframe or less.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

With our platform, you can automate data entries from most significant providers, helping you sidestep typical errors. We partner with major vendors such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square—ensuring that your roofing business's finances are always precise.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Say goodbye to mountains of invoices and the slog of manual financial tracking—we streamline your data directly from linked accounts. Gain insights from one comprehensive dashboard so you can effortlessly comprehend the financial status of your roofing 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 roofers

Bench offers expert bookkeeping services tailored for the unique needs of roofers. We understand that roofers often grapple with unique tax laws, from residential and commercial tax deductions to material costs and labor expenses. Our intuitive software streamlines the process of keeping track of these elements, while our dedicated human bookkeepers ensure that everything is correctly categorized for maximized deductions and accurate financial reports. This dual approach eradicates common bookkeeping mistakes, like misclassifying expenses or neglecting possible deductions, thereby helping your roofing business stay in compliance and keep more of your hard-earned money.

Roofing is not just a profession—it's an industry with its own set of laws and regulations. Every job, every contract, every material you purchase has potential tax implications. At Bench, our professionals are not only well-versed in bookkeeping but are also familiar with the specific laws affecting the roofing industry. This industry-specific expertise allows us to provide unparalleled support when it comes to navigating contractor licensing laws, managing seasonal revenue fluctuations, and dealing with insurance claim payments. With Bench taking care of your bookkeeping and tax needs, you can focus on what you do best—delivering top-notch roofing services to your clients.

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 roofer, what specific expenses can I claim for tax deductions?

As a roofer, there are several business-specific expenses you can claim for tax deductions. These include:

  • Equipment & Tools: You can deduct the cost of any tools or equipment necessary for your roofing services.
  • Vehicle Expenses: If you use your vehicle for your roofing business - for instance, driving to job sites - you can deduct related expenses like gas, repairs, and insurance.
  • Insurance: Business insurance premiums for liability coverage or workers' compensation are tax-deductible.
  • Office Expenses: If you maintain a home office or rent an office space, you can deduct associated costs such as rent, utilities or home office expenses.
  • Professional Fees: Fees associated with maintaining licenses, professional certifications or industry memberships are also deductible.
  • Contract Labor: If you hire subcontractors, you can deduct these expenses.
  • Advertising & Marketing: Costs related to advertising your services, including signage, website costs, and business cards are deductible.

Note: It's important to keep detailed and accurate records of your business expenses for claiming tax deductions. You should consult the advice of a professional bookkeeper or tax advisor to know exactly what you can claim according to the tax laws in your country.

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How can a bookkeeper assist with managing my roofing company's payroll and invoicing?

A bookkeeper can significantly streamline the payroll and invoicing processes for your roofing company. Firstly, they can help ensure that all your employees' salaries, allowances, and deductions are accurately recorded and paid in a timely manner. This not only reduces errors but also ensures compliance with labor laws and IRS regulations.

On the invoicing side, a bookkeeper can accurately track and record all business transactions related to customer billing and payments. They can issue timely and professional invoices to your customers, keep an eye on upcoming payments, and follow up on any late or outstanding invoices. This helps to maintain a healthy cash flow and allows you to focus on running your business, instead of worrying about financial paperwork.

In essence, a bookkeeper acts as a valuable ally, lending significant financial management expertise to your roofing business and allowing you to focus on your core operations.

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What are some common accounting challenges faced by roofing businesses and how can these be effectively managed?

<strong>What are some common accounting challenges faced by roofing businesses and how can these be effectively managed?</strong>

Roofing businesses often grapple with several accounting challenges including unpredictable project costs, irregular cash flow, inventory management issues, and complex overhead cost allocation. They're also faced with seasonal fluctuations in demand that can greatly impact revenues and expenses. These challenges can be effectively managed by:

<ul><li>Implementing robust accounting systems, hence, offering real-time visibility into finances.</li><li>Utilizing effective inventory management systems to avoid wastage and excess stock.</li><li>Engaging the professional services of bookkeepers with industry expertise.</li><li>Planning and forecasting finances, taking into account the seasonal nature of the roofing business.</li><li>Allocating overhead costs in a way that accurately reflects operations.</li></ul>

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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 Roofers

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