Bookkeeping and Accounting for Social Media Managers

Searching for a bookkeeper and accountant to manage your social media business? At Bench Accounting, we handle your books, giving you more time to create engaging content and expand your digital reach. Give us a try for free.

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How Bench works with social media managers

Stay focused on perfecting your content strategy and let us handle the numbers. Get your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing done by experts– backed by one powerful platform. Bench is here to work seamlessly with social media managers.

We get you set up

Our team devotes time to thoroughly understand your role as a Social Media Manager, answer your concerns, help you connect your accounts, and guide you on how Bench seamlessly integrates with your responsibilities.

We do your bookkeeping

Each month, your bookkeeper meticulously sorts out your social media business transactions and compiles comprehensive financial reports. If they require any additional information from you, they won't hesitate to reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our team of experts is well-versed in the financial aspects specifically tied to social media management and will personalize their approach for your business's unique requirements.

Here’s why social media managers like you trust Bench with their bookkeeping and accounting

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

You'll regularly receive bookkeeping updates from our end. Got urgent queries that just can't stick around? As social media managers, we understand the value of time, so expect a response from us within one business day or fewer.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our platform enables you to automate data entries from most leading platforms to circumvent typical errors. We collaborate with key social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn—ensuring your financial management is always precise.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Say goodbye to the chaos of scattered spreadsheets and never-ending manual tracking—we automate data directly from your associated profiles. Gain insights from one consolidated dashboard so you can effortlessly comprehend the health of your social media accounts 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 social media managers

Managing various social media accounts, creating engaging content, tracking analytics and results - being a social media manager can be a complex and demanding role. Amidst the dynamic digital landscape, keeping track of financial transactions, profits, and expenses can become challenging. That's where Bench steps in. At Bench, we understand the unique tax implications and common bookkeeping issues that social media managers often find themselves up against. For instance, understanding how to claim business expenses for digital software subscriptions or identifying eligible tax deductions in advertising costs and platform fees.

We've revolutionized the way bookkeeping and tax services are provided for small business owners. With Bench, you're not just getting access to a cutting-edge, intuitive software; you're also getting a team of real, human bookkeepers who are experts in your industry. Our services go beyond basic number crunching; we dive deep into the specifics of the social media management industry. Our team understands the intricacies of tax law, including regulations related to freelance and contract work that is often prevalent in this field. We take the stress out of managing your financials, so you can focus on what you do best - creating amazing social media strategies.

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 a bookkeeper help manage my financial transactions as a social media manager?

A bookkeeper can help manage your financial transactions as a social media manager by ensuring all your financial operations are performed accurately and in a timely manner. This includes recording and categorizing your business expenses and income, monitoring your cash flow, and ensuring your accounts are balanced. With a bookkeeper at your side, you can concentrate on the creative and strategic aspects of your job, without needing to worry about the financial details. Moreover, a bookkeeper can provide valuable financial insights and reports to help you gain a clear understanding of your social media venture's financial health, aiding in decision-making and long-term planning.

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What types of deductible expenses can I claim as a social media manager and how can a bookkeeper help?

What types of deductible expenses can I claim as a social media manager and how can a bookkeeper help?

As a social media manager, you are deemed to incur various expenses in the course of performing your job tasks. Some of these deductible expenses include costs for software and subscriptions related to social media platform management, expenses for internet and phone services, costs associated with professional development courses, and even home office expenses. Additionally, if you are self-employed, you could also be able to deduct a certain portion of your self-employment taxes.

A skilled bookkeeper can help in numerous ways in this aspect. They can act as a key resource in identifying and quantifying deductible expenses. An experienced bookkeeper can help you track your expenses efficiently, differentiate between personal and business expenses, correctly categorize your expenses, and help prepare your financials for tax time. They can also help to ensure that deductible expenses are accurately documented in case of future audits. This way, you will not miss any potential tax savings and stay compliant with tax laws.

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What specific bookkeeping practices could benefit my income tracking as a social media manager?

As a social media manager, there are several specific bookkeeping practices that could help improve your income tracking:

  1. Regular Transaction Tracking: It's important to regularly keep track of all transactions, which includes both income and expenses to create a clear financial picture.
  2. Documenting Business Expenses: Keep track of and document all business-related expenses. This can help during tax season and make sure you're accurately tracking the profitability of your business.
  3. Separate Personal and Business Finances: To get a clear image of your business income, it's advisable to separate your personal and business finances.
  4. Quarterly Tax Estimation: As a freelancer or independent contractor, estimate and pay your taxes on a quarterly basis to ensure you're not met with a large tax bill all at once.
  5. Use Professional Accounting Software: Consider using professional software or working with a professional bookkeeper. This can help make the financial aspect of your business more manageable and ensure accurate financial insights.

Professional bookkeepers are knowledgeable in these and other methods of good 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.

Bookkeeping Services for Social media managers

Discover how we can help you have better finances with a personalized demo from a Bench expert, ready to answer all your questions. Sign up as a customer today and get a free month of bookkeeping, valued at $299.

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