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.
In Springfield, Illinois, we understand that your business doesn't stop for anything. That's why we ensure regular bookkeeping updates from us. Got an urgent query that can't wait? Don't worry, we're committed to addressing all your concerns within 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.
Bench brings the convenience of automated data input to businesses in Springfield, Illinois, by working alongside esteemed providers. By collaborating with top-notch merchants including Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square, we ensure your financial data is consistently accurate to avoid regular inaccuracies that could occur. Get the best of our platform, tailored specifically to the needs of Springfield's bustling business community.
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.
Say goodbye to overflowing file cabinets and hours wasted on manual tracking in your Springfield, Illinois business—we automate entries directly from connected accounts. Get valuable insights from one central dashboard that makes it effortless to understand the economic health of your Springfield business and make data-driven strategic decisions.
In Springfield, Illinois, Bench Accounting's bookkeeping services stand out as an excellent solution for small business owners. Springfield, the vibrant state capital, is home to a diverse business landscape, from trendy boutiques to thriving agricultural enterprises. Operating a business here means navigating unique challenges, including keeping up with local tax legislation and complying with specific state financial laws. But don’t sweat it—Bench is here to make things simpler. Our user-friendly software is paired with a team of highly-skilled bookkeepers who understand the nuances of Springfield's economy, as well as the complex Illinois tax codes.
Specially tailored to match the needs of local businesses in the Land of Lincoln, Bench offers a truly novel approach to bookkeeping. We don’t just manage your financial books—we adopt a comprehensive approach, handling everything from reconciling transactions to preparing year-end financial statements. With a deep understanding of local tax laws, our experts help you uncover all eligible tax deductions to minimize your bill and maximize your profits. And on top of this, we can confidently navigate region-specific taxation issues, such as sales tax on certain goods in Illinois. Furthermore, our knowledgeable Bench bookkeepers are just a call or a message away, ready to offer custom solutions promptly whenever you need them. From small town shops to urban enterprises, Bench is well-equipped to help Springfield businesses flourish.
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.