Bookkeeping and Accounting for Seo Consultants

Looking for a bookkeeper and accountant for your SEO consultancy? We'll handle your books, so you can have more time optimizing websites and increasing online presence for your clients. Try us for free.

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How Bench works with seo consultants

Seamlessly manage your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing with the expertise of Bench— supported by a robust platform. Bench integrates flawlessly with the operations of SEO consultants.

We get you set up

Our squad dedicates time to thoroughly comprehend your SEO consultancy, respond to your inquiries, assist in connecting your accounts, and demonstrate how Bench operates with your business.

We do your bookkeeping

Each month, your dedicated bookkeeper sorts out your SEO consultancy transactions and prepares comprehensive financial statements. If they require anything further from you, they'll promptly reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our team of pros is well versed in the specific financial needs of SEO consultants and will personalize their approach to your individual business requirements.

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

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

We're proactive in providing regular updates on your bookkeeping status. Have critical questions as an SEO consultant that demand immediate responses? Trust us to get back to you in less than one business day.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our platform enables you to automate data inputs from most significant providers, minimizing common errors. We team up with merchants such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square—ensuring your financial operations as an SEO consultant are always precise.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Say goodbye to mountains of spreadsheet data and tedious manual analysis—we automate reports directly from linked accounts. Get insights from one central dashboard so you can easily understand the performance of your SEO consultancy and make 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 seo consultants

As an SEO consultant, you're constantly juggling multiple clients, projects, and search engines' ever-changing algorithms. This leaves you with little time to manage the financial aspects of your business. That's where Bench steps in. Our online bookkeeping services cater specifically to the needs of SEO consultants, understanding the unique tax implications and financial challenges within this industry. Our dedicated bookkeepers recognize that revenue recognition can often be complex, as consultants frequently deal with payments that need to be recognized over time. We ensure each financial transaction aligns with the specific services you've provided and the timing of your income recognition adheres to the IRS guidelines.

Bench's unique blend of intuitive software and expert human bookkeepers ensures that the tax laws and regulations specific to the SEO consulting industry are always adhered to. For instance, we know that as an SEO consultant, you often have the ability to write off subscription costs, conferences, training courses, and software tools that are necessary for your business. Our team also understands how self-employment tax applies to SEO consultants. We'll make sure all your expenses are recorded and categorized correctly to maximize deductions, minimizing your tax liability. Our goal at Bench is to free you up from financial stress, giving you back the time you need to concentrate on what you do best: optimizing your clients' online presence.

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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How can Bench Accounting help with my financial management as an SEO consultant?

Bench Accounting provides a comprehensive range of financial management services that are specifically tailored to the needs of SEO consultants. These include accurate bookkeeping, tax filing, financial statements, and insightful business financial reports. Our team of expert bookkeepers can handle all of your accounting needs, giving you more time to focus on improving your clients' search engine rankings. Additionally, Bench Accounting uses intuitive, user-friendly software that allows you to easily keep track of your income and expenses.

We also understand the unique financial challenges that SEO consultants face, such as irregular income and fluctuating expenses. Our services are designed to help you navigate these challenges and make the best financial decisions for your business. With Bench Accounting, you can rest assured that your finances are in good hands.

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What specific bookkeeping practices does Bench Accounting suggest for income from various clients in SEO consulting?

Bench Accounting recommends a few specific bookkeeping practices for income from various SEO consulting clients. These practices include:

  • Regular and timely invoicing: Create and send invoices consistently to avoid any potential delay in payment and keep your cash flow healthy.
  • Meticulous record-keeping: Maintain clear records of all transactions, which can help in financial planning and tax preparation.
  • Saving receipts: This can support your financial statements and will be indispensable in the case of an audit.
  • Accurate categorization of income: Make sure you correctly categorize different types of income for tax purposes.
  • Use of a separate business account: Separating personal and business finances can simplify bookkeeping and make it easier to track business income.

Bench Accounting can provide professional and dedicated bookkeeping support to help SEO consultants manage their income more efficiently and effectively.

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How can Bench Accounting assist with tax preparation for independent SEO consultants?

Bench Accounting offers comprehensive bookkeeping services that are tailormade to accommodate the unique needs of independent SEO consultants. Our experienced bookkeepers monitor and manage your finances, ensuring all transactions are correctly categorized and accounted for, while making the necessary preparations for tax season.

Apart from basic bookkeeping, we assist with tax preparation by providing accurate year-end financial statements, as well as direct support or collaboration with a tax professional. These elements ensure a thorough, hassle-free tax filing process, allowing you to focus on your core business operations without the stress of financial management.

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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.

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