Bookkeeping and Accounting for Web Developers

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How Bench works with web developers

Streamline your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing with our expert services, powered by one robust platform. Bench is the go-to choice for Web developers.

We get you set up

Our team makes the effort to thoroughly comprehend your web development business, respond to your queries, assist you in connecting your accounts, and demonstrate how Bench operates effectively with your industry.

We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper organizes your web development transactions and generates comprehensive financial statements. If they require anything additional from you, they'll promptly reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our team of specialists understands the tax specifics for web developers and will tailor our approach to suit your business's distinctive needs.

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

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

We'll keep you consistently informed with bookkeeping updates tailored for web developers. Have urgent queries that can't be put on hold? We guarantee to respond within one business day or even quicker.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Bench's platform is specifically designed for web developers. It enables you to automate your data inputs from leading providers to eliminate errors that commonly occur. We collaborate with major partners such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square to ensure your financials are always precise and up-to-date. This allows you to focus on what matters most, developing outstanding web experiences.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Bid farewell to towering stacks of invoices and tiresome manual tracking—our system automates inputs directly from your linked accounts. Web developers can glean insights from one central dashboard, simplifying the understanding of your financial health and assisting you in making 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 web developers

The web development industry is often faced with a set of unique financial challenges. With fluctuating project costs, seasonal income variations, and industry-specific tax deductions (such as software purchase, professional training, web-hosting fees, and home office deductions), the financial landscape of web-developing can get complex, fast. Luckily, Bench Accounting is here to assist. Our intuitive software paired with our expert team of bookkeepers simplifies the process, allowing web developers to concentrate on what they do best - building and improving the web.

Understanding the intricacies of taxes and laws that are particular to the web development industry is part and parcel of what we do. Whether it's handling the capitalization of software development costs or navigating complex Internet sales tax, at Bench, we’ve got it covered. As part of our service, we categorize expenses, handle bank reconciliations, and provide comprehensive financial reporting. In doing so, we ensure that common web development bookkeeping issues, like inconsistent invoicing and mismanaged project budgets, become hurdles of the past. With Bench handling the taxes and bookkeeping, web developers can spend less time worrying about their books and more time perfecting their code. We are redefining what it means to do bookkeeping for the web development industry.

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 web developer, what specific tax deductions can I qualify for and how can Bench Accounting help me maximize these deductions?

As a web developer, there are several specific tax deductions you can qualify for. These include but are not limited to expenses for software and hardware, home office expenses, professional development costs, and even some travel expenses. The exact deductions you are eligible for can depend on the nature of your work and the specific tax laws in your area.

Bench Accounting can help maximize these deductions by providing professional bookkeeping services tailored to the needs of web developers. Our experts understand the ins and outs of tax laws and can help identify all the potential deductions you can take advantage of. Additionally, we help ensure that your financial records are accurate and well-organized, making it easier to file your tax return and claim your deductions.

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How can Bench Accounting help manage my financial records for both my independent projects and my full-time web development job?

Bench Accounting offers comprehensive bookkeeping services that can seamlessly manage financial records for both your independent projects and your full-time web development job. Our team of professional bookkeepers works closely with you to understand your unique financial scenario. We then tailor a personalized plan to organize, track, and manage your various income streams and expenses.

We use smart software to categorize and reconcile transactions, ensuring accuracy and consistency across all your financial records. This information is then presented in clear, intuitive financial reports, enabling you to better understand your overall financial status. Furthermore, with Bench, you have full-time access to your financials, allowing you to monitor your progress and manage your finances anywhere, anytime.

In addition to regular bookkeeping, we also offer year-end financial packages, tax filing services, and unlimited expert advice, ensuring you stay tax compliant and financially informed all year round.

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What is the best way to track income from different clients and projects in the web development industry, and how does Bench Accounting support with this?

The best way to track income from different clients and projects in the web development industry is by using robust accounting software like Bench Accounting. With this tool, you can easily categorize income based on different clients and projects, making it easier to keep track of where your income is coming from.

Bench Accounting simplifies this process even further by providing a dedicated bookkeeper who will work with you to categorize and reconcile your transactions every month. They will provide visual reports to help you understand your financial performance from the perspective of each client and project.

Also, the Bench Accounting platform integrates with many popular payment processors and business solutions, making it easier to link your income sources for seamless income tracking and reporting.

And in case you need one, Bench Accounting also offers guidance and support during tax season, to help you claim all the tax deductions you're entitled to and ensure your business stays compliant with every relevant tax law.

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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 Web developers

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