Bookkeeping and Accounting for Snowplow Drivers

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How Bench works with snowplow drivers

Stay ahead of financial storms with your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing, handled by professionals— all backed by one robust platform. Bench is your co-pilot in the business of snowplow driving.

We get you set up

Our team is dedicated to comprehending the intricacies of your snowplow business, resolving your queries, aiding you in connecting your accounts, and demonstrating how Bench enhances your operations.

We do your bookkeeping

Each month, your dedicated bookkeeper organizes your snowplow business transactions and prepares your financial reports. If they require any additional information from you, they’ll readily reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our team of experts is familiar with snowplow industry tax regulations and will tailor their approach to your business' specific needs.

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

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

As snowplow drivers, you're often busy clearing the way. With us, you'll never be left in the cold when it comes to your bookkeeping needs. We stay on top of things, reaching out frequently with updates and vital information. And if you have urgent questions, we won't let them sit. Expect a response from us within one business day or quicker.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our platform enables seamless automation of data inputs from leading providers, minimizing errors often encountered in snowplowing operations. We collaborate with prominent partners like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square to ensure your financial records are always precise. With Bench Accounting, snowplow businesses can breeze through their bookkeeping tasks.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Wave farewell to overwhelming stacks of paperwork and tiresome manual logging—we automate input directly from your linked accounts. Gain insights from a single central dashboard, tailored for snowplow drivers, allowing you to effortlessly comprehend the status of your business and make tactical 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 snowplow drivers

Navigating the financial landscape of the snowplow industry can be as challenging as a snowstorm. During peak season, managing accounts, tracking expenses, calculating job-specific and equipment depreciation, and understanding industry-specific tax implications can be overwhelming for any snowplow driver. That's where Bench steps in. Our intuitive software coupled with dedicated, human bookkeepers who understand the industry inside out, take care of your books while you focus on clearing the roads.

The snowplow industry often faces unique tax situations—such as off-season write-offs for equipment maintenance and repair, fluctuating income based on precipitation levels, and local tax issues related to diverse geographical operations. Bench's team of experts are well-versed with these industry-specific challenges. By meticulously managing your bookkeeping, they ensure accurate representation of your financial position to find potential tax deductions and credits, aiding in compliant and efficient tax filing. With Bench, small business owners in the snowplow industry can steer clear of tax worries and bookkeeping blunders, systems, and focus more on what they do best.

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 snowplow driver, what specific expenses can I claim on my tax returns?

As a snowplow driver, there are a number of specific expenses that you can claim on your tax returns. These may include:

  • Vehicle expenses: You can claim expenditures related to the operation and maintenance of your snowplow, such as gas, repairs, insurance, and depreciation.
  • Equipment expenses: Any tools or equipment necessary for your snowplow operation, such as snow shovels or de-icing materials.
  • Home office expenses: If you use a part of your home exclusively for your business, you can claim a portion of your home expenses like utilities, mortgage interest, property taxes, and home insurance.
  • Self-Employment Taxes: As a self-employed individual, you're responsible for both the employer and employee portions of Social Security and Medicare taxes, but you can deduct the employer portion.
  • Professional fees: You can deduct fees that you pay to attorneys, accountants, consultants, and other professionals for business-related services.

It's important to keep detailed and accurate records of all these expenses to ensure you maximize your deductions and stay compliant with tax laws. Consulting with a professional bookkeeper can help ensure you're claiming all possible deductions and keeping your books in order.

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How can I organise my accounts and invoices to better manage my seasonal income?

To better manage your seasonal income, here are a few steps you can take:

  • Maintain Accurate Records: Keep track of all your receipts, expenses and invoices. You could use accounting software or hire a professional bookkeeper to streamline this process.
  • Separate Personal and Business Accounts: It's crucial to separate personal and business expenses to ensure clarity while accounting.
  • Create a Budget: A well-structured budget will help you understand your income streams and manage expenses, helping you cope better during off-peak seasons.
  • Regular Review: Regular and systematic review of your financial records helps you monitor the financial health of your business.
  • Hire a Bookkeeper: A bookkeeper can manage all your financial documents, and you will have accurate records ready for tax time.

Remember, organised accounts and invoices are critical for managing seasonal income. They allow for effective financial planning and the creation of strategies to help smooth out income fluctuations throughout the year.

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What kind of accounting challenges might I face as an independent snowplow contractor and how can I overcome them?

As an independent snowplow contractor, you may encounter a number of accounting challenges. These can include handling irregular income flows due to seasonal variances in work, tracking and categorizing all business-related expenses for tax purposes, managing any debt incurred to purchase equipment, and setting aside adequate funds for maintenance.

You can overcome these challenges by implementing various solutions. These include:

  • Using an accounting system to regularly monitor your income and expenses in real-time.
  • Employing a bookkeeper or an accountant who has a deep understanding of the type of financial management needed for seasonal businesses.
  • Engaging a professional tax preparer to ensure that all business-related expenses are adequately tracked and used to reduce taxable income where possible.
  • Taking advantage of accounting software to manage and track any debt payments and maintenance costs effectively.

At Bench Accounting, we can help streamline your financial processes, provide valuable financial insights, and allow you to focus on what you do best - clearing snow efficiently. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

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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 Snowplow drivers

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