Bookkeeping and Accounting for Window Washers

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How Bench works with window washers

Stay focused on the sparkle and leave the numbers to us. Get your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing done by experts—backed by one powerful platform. Bench seamlessly integrates with window washing businesses.

We get you set up

Our team invests the effort to thoroughly understand your window washing business, answer your inquiries, assist you in connecting your accounts, and demonstrate how Bench can work for you.

We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your dedicated bookkeeper categorizes your window-washing business transactions and crafts financial reports. If they require additional information from you, they will promptly contact you.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our proficient team understands the specific tax rules related to the window washing industry and will tailor their approach to meet your business's unique needs.

Here’s why window washers like you trust Bench with their bookkeeping and accounting

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

Our team will consistently provide bookkeeping updates tailored for your window washing business. Have urgent queries that require immediate attention? Our experts will respond within one business day or less.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our software empowers you to automate data entries from the leading providers to dodge frequent errors. We've partnered with industry giants like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square - ensuring your financial data is always spot-on, even in the window washing arena.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Wave goodbye to towers of invoices and the hassle of time-consuming manual record-keeping—we implement automation straight from your linked accounts. From a single, central dashboard you can gain insights into the financial health of your window washing business, enabling you to make efficient and 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 window washers

Window washing businesses can become complex with the presence of different bookings, payroll variables, and supply costs, making the process of bookkeeping quite daunting. There are also industry-specific taxes and laws, such as local licensing regulations, sales tax issues, and potential liability insurance requirements that could require intense scrutiny. At Bench, we offer comprehensive online bookkeeping services that cater specifically to the unique needs of window washers. Whether it's organizing expenses, managing payroll, or crunching the numbers on your squeegee costs, our real, human bookkeepers ensure your finances remain clean and transparent.

With Bench, window washing businesses no longer need to worry about navigating industry-specific bookkeeping issues alone. Coupled with our innovative software, our adept financial enthusiasts stay updated with the latest changes in the laws and tax obligations affecting your industry. Our team understands the nuances of tax deductions for equipment purchases and the proper handling of employment taxes for your crew members, among other issues. We handle your books, so you can stay focused on scaling ladders, not financial challenges. We believe in taking care of every aspect of bookkeeping and tax for small business owners, doing it in a way that's never been done before—coupling intuitive software with real, human expertise.

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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What specific accounting considerations should be addressed for my window washing business?

For a window washing business, the key accounting considerations include:

  • Revenue Recognition: Figuring out when to register the earnings, whether it's after the completion of the wash or receiving of payment, is important for accurate bookkeeping.
  • Expense Tracking: Regular costs such as employee wages, cleaning supplies, maintenance and repair of equipment, travel costs for on-site service etc. should be meticulously tracked.
  • Tax Preparation: Knowing the applicable tax laws, preparing for annual taxes, and keeping track of any tax-deductible business expenses are fundamental.
  • Insurance Coverage: Understanding the part of your expenses that go towards insurance - for equipment and liability - and keeping track of these outflow can impact profitability. Maintaining a proper document is essential for audits and financial analysis.
  • Depreciation: Large equipment purchases can be a major expense. GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) require that these costs be distributed over the useful life of the item, which can directly impact the profit and loss statement.

Overall, aligning with a professional bookkeeper can ensure all these unique considerations are addressed effectively.

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How can I effectively track and write off the costs associated with window washing equipment for tax purposes?

To effectively track and write off the costs of window washing equipment, you should follow these steps:

  • Maintain Receipts: Keep an organized record of every purchase related to your window washing equipment. These include engines, tools, cleaning supplies, and any other resources needed for the job.
  • Track Expenses: Use a bookkeeping software or hire a bookkeeper to keep accurate track of these expenses throughout the year. Make note of dates, amounts, and what exactly was purchased. The more details you provide, the better.
  • Categorize: Make sure to differentiate between capital expenditures (purchases of equipment that will last longer than a year) and operational expenditures (everyday operational costs like cleaning supplies).
  • Deductions: At tax time, provide your records to your tax professional who will help you deduct the appropriate expenses.

Doing this can significantly reduce your tax burden as you'll be able to properly deduct business expenses. Having a professional bookkeeper can make this process much easier and more accurate.

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What type of bookkeeping practices should I implement for my window washing services to ensure financial efficiency and compliance?

For your window washing services, there are various types of bookkeeping practices that you can implement to ensure financial efficiency and compliance. Firstly, it's important to establish a reliable system for tracking income and expenses. This means routinely recording all revenue from clients and outgoings on equipment, supplies, and labor costs.

Secondly, it's crucial to get into the habit of keeping detailed records of all financial transactions, including receipts of purchases and proof of income. This can greatly help in instances where you need to verify your financial data or if you are audited by the IRS.

Creating a robust budget and cash flow management plan can also undoubtedly give you an overview of your financial health and help you make informed decisions. You might also want to consider hiring a professional bookkeeper or using bookkeeping software for more complicated aspects such as tax preparation, payroll, and so on.

Lastly, always make sure to keep on top of any legal regulations to meet compliance standards. Consider consulting with a CPA or tax advisor to stay updated about laws and regulations related to your business.

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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 Window washers

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