Bookkeeping and Accounting for Shoe Repair Shops

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How Bench works with shoe repair shops

Get your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing done by experts—tailored especially for your unique shoe repair shop needs. Bench partners with shoe repair shops.

We get you set up

Our team invests the required time to thoroughly comprehend your shoe repair business, respond to your queries, assist you in connecting your accounts, and demonstrate how Bench functions in sync with your enterprise.

We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper neatly arranges your shoe repair shop's transactions and compiles fiscal reports. If they require any additional information from you, they’ll promptly establish contact.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our team of experts is well-versed with tax rules related to shoe repair businesses, and will tailor their approach to suit the specific needs of your enterprise.

Here’s why shoe repair shops like you trust Bench with their bookkeeping and accounting

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

We'll keep you constantly updated with bookkeeping specifics tailored for your shoe repair shop. Urgent queries that require quick answers? We'll respond to you within one business day or less.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our platform enables you to streamline data entries from numerous major service providers, significantly reducing errors often seen in bookkeeping. We are in partnership with big-name businesses like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square — ensuring your shoe repair shop's financial records are always precise and error-free.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Say goodbye to heaps of receipts and the hassle of manual record-keeping—we streamline the process by automating inputs directly from your linked accounts. Experience crystal clear financial visibility from a single, central dashboard designed especially for Shoe Repair Shops. This empowers you to not only comprehend the fiscal health of your business with ease but to also make strategic decisions efficiently.

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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 shoe repair shops

At Bench, we understand the trials and tribulations that the shoe repair industry faces when it comes to bookkeeping. From the nuances of handling inventory and cost tracking of materials, to industry-specific regulations regarding waste disposal of shoe components and varying sales tax rates for products and services, the shoe repair business has unique bookkeeping needs. We know this, and that's why we are here to make things easier. By pairing cutting-edge software with our team of human financial experts, we oversee your bookkeeping and enable you to focus solely on the task of repairing shoes and satisfying customers.

We recognize that navigating taxes in the shoe repair industry can be complex, with distinct considerations for different materials used, services provided, and locations served. Each shoe repair shop has its unique financial characteristics and tax obligations. Bench offers a refreshing approach to handle this professionally. Our team of expert bookkeepers is experienced with the tax laws and compliance standards of the shoe repair industry, ensuring you meet all necessary requirements without the usual headache. We also offer tax filing services for small business owners. With Bench, you can rest assured knowing your financials are in order and have more time to do what matters most: running your shoe repair shop.

Simple, straightforward pricing for everything your business needs.

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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 accounting considerations should I be aware of for my shoe repair shop?

Running a shoe repair shop has its own set of unique accounting challenges. Here are several things you should consider:

  • Sourcing materials: This includes the cost of shoe repair equipment, adhesives, finishes, etc. These should be recorded as part of your cost of goods sold (COGS).
  • Inventory: You'll need to keep track of your inventory, including any shoe care products or accessories, and make sure these are properly recorded in your accounts.
  • Seasonal Fluctuations: The need for shoe repair may vary with different seasons, and it's crucial to account for these fluctuations in your revenue forecasts.
  • Labor Costs: Shoe repair is a labor-intensive business. You’ll need to account for salaries, benefits, and any overtime pay.

To ensure you are considering all the relevant financial factors involved in running a shoe repair shop, it is recommended to consult with a professional bookkeeper who understands the specific necessities of your industry.

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How can Bench Accounting help manage the unique bookkeeping aspects of my shoe repair business?

Bench Accounting specializes in providing personalized bookkeeping services tailored to your specific business needs. For your shoe repair business, we understand that there are unique bookkeeping aspects such as inventory management for different types and sizes of shoes, costs allocation for repair materials, and revenue tracking from varied repair services. Our team of professional bookkeepers will keep track of all these elements ensuring everything is recorded accurately and on time. With this, you can focus more on providing excellent shoe repair services while we handle the financial aspect of your business.

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Are there specific tax deductions available for shoe repair shops that a professional bookkeeper can help identify?

Yes, there are indeed specific tax deductions available for shoe repair shops. Expenses related to equipment purchases, maintenance, supplies, advertisement, the lease on the shop space, and even certain travel expenses can potentially be tax-deductible. Moreover, if you have employees, costs related to their wages, benefits, and training can as well be considered for deductions. A professional bookkeeper with experience in the shoe repair trade can prove invaluable in helping to identify these potential deductions and in ensuring that the appropriate documentation is maintained for tax purposes.

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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 Shoe Repair Shops

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