Our team takes the time to deeply understand your business, answer your questions, help you link your accounts, and show you how Bench works.
Each month, your bookkeeper organizes your business transactions and prepares financial statements. If they need anything from you, they’ll get in touch.
We’ll reach out regularly with bookkeeping updates. Have pressing questions that can’t wait? We’ll get back to you in one business day or less.
Bench is keeping a responsive tab on your bookkeeping needs in Peoria, Illinois. You can count on us for timely updates. Have urgent bookkeeping queries that can't hold off? You'll hear back from our Peoria team in one business day or less.
Our platform allows you to automate data inputs from most major providers to avoid common mistakes. We partner with merchants like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square—so your finances are always accurate.
Our platform at Bench allows you to automate data inputs from most major providers, helping you avoid common accounting errors. Ideal for Peoria, Illinois entrepreneurs, we collaborate with leading merchants such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square, ensuring your financial data is consistently precise—essential in the fast-paced business environment of the Prairie State.
Say goodbye to piles of paperwork and time-consuming manual tracking—we automate inputs directly from linked accounts. Get insights from one central dashboard so you can easily understand the health of your business and make strategic decisions.
Bid farewell to mountains of paperwork and tedious manual tracking in Peoria, Illinois—we automate entries directly from linked accounts. Get insights from a single central dashboard, allowing you to effortlessly comprehend the health of your Peoria business and make informed strategic decisions.
As a hub for diverse businesses in Illinois, Peoria-based businesses have found Bench to be a reliable partner for their bookkeeping needs. Both retail and tech-based companies in Peoria have unique financial tracking needs and set of local and state taxes. At Bench, we offer unrivaled service to these businesses, our innovative software merges with the expertise of our human bookkeepers, providing a seamless method to handle your books and ensure any unique local taxes are accounted for, including the River Edge Redevelopment Zone Historic Tax Credit and the Peoria County business property taxes.
Also, at Bench, we understand the complexities of Illinois laws better than any other online bookkeeping service. Whether your business is in the bustling Warehouse District or in the more serene neighborhoods of the North Valley, our team of bookkeeping pros are aptly familiar with both the broader Illinois state laws and the specific ordinances of Peoria. We are poised to take on the intricacies of your financial data, whether that involves sales tax, the Peoria City County Health Department permit fees for restaurants, or simply tracking your daily expenses. So, if you're a small business owner tired of worrying about local tax laws and keeping your books organized, welcome to Bench.
Shortly after you sign up, we’ll give you a call to learn more about your business and bookkeeping needs. On this call, we’ll connect your accounts to Bench, and gather any extra documentation we need to complete your books.
Once we have everything set up, we’ll complete a month of your bookkeeping in 1-2 days. Our bookkeepers reconcile your accounts, categorize your transactions, and make necessary adjustments to your books. The end result is a set of accurate financial statements—an income statement and a balance sheet.
Yep! You can add any amount of Catch Up bookkeeping to a standard Bench plan. No matter how far behind you are (yes, even years behind), we can get you caught up quickly.
We use Plaid, which lets you securely connect your financial accounts to Bench in seconds. This feature saves you the time and effort of manually uploading documents.
We connect with Stripe, Square, Shopify, PayPal, and Amazon. By connecting your payment processor, all of your transactions are automatically synced to Bench’s platform.
We also support clients that use other merchant processors. We’ll work with you to connect accounts and pull the data we need to reconcile your books.
There are some times that we’ll request documents from you (like account statements or receipts), just to ensure the information we have is correct. If you need to share files with your bookkeeping team, it’s as simple as uploading a file. We’ll take care of the rest.
Your bookkeeping team consists of 3 professionally trained bookkeepers, including one senior bookkeeper who reviews all of your monthly statements and your Year End Financial package.
We try our best to keep you with the bookkeeping team you’re assigned when you come on board. If there’s any change in your bookkeeping team, we’ll let you know as soon as possible and make sure the transition is a smooth one.
Your Bench Tax team consists of a Bench Tax Coordinator and a Bench Tax Advisor.
QuickBooks and other bookkeeping software give you a tool to do your own bookkeeping. Bench does your bookkeeping for you.
With Bench, you get a team of real, expert bookkeepers in addition to software. You’ll always have the human support you need, and a mobile friendly platform to access your up-to-date financials.