Services/Rates

Statistics show that employees actually cost 2 to 2 1/2 times their rate of pay when their full costs are included: base salary, FICA, FUTA, SUTA, Medicare, workers comp, overtime, vacation, sick leave, breaks and other unproductive time, administrative costs, recruitment, training, management, compliance programs, insurance, office space and furnishings, equipment, software, etc. Because The Virtual Office Goddess is a contractor and NOT an employee, none of these costs apply when working with us.

WE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

CLEANUP AND OR TRAINING:

Many of our clients have had ‘discount’ bookkeepers that, although well meaning, were inexperienced in bookkeeping and ended up creating problems with incorrect bookkeeping.  Our solution, we can either clean up your messy books for you or train you (or your assistant) in the proper processes to to clean them up yourself, and the correct procedures to maintain them.

SETTING UP YOUR QUICKBOOKS FILE 

BASIC FINANCIAL MAINTENANCE

Including Invoicing (A/R), Bill Paying (A/P), Bank Account Reconciliations (checking/savings/retainer), Credit Card Reconciliations, Payroll Preparation and Payroll Tax Deposits (electronic), Quarterly Payroll Tax Reporting, Retainer Account Tracking/reconciliation

OFFICE SUPPORT:

Including Word Processing, Transcription (both correspondence and legal), Data Entry, Desktop Publishing, Building PowerPoint Presentations, Designing Flyers, Postcard Creation, Completing and Mailing Form Letters, Hand Written Cards, Touching up Photos, Document Scanning

Please contact us to discuss any other specific bookkeeping/office support needs.

All basic services are billed at $55.00 per hour and are billed in 15 minute increments (1 hour minimum/month) – OR – you may choose to pay a monthly retainer for a prepaid block of time (12, 20, 32, 40 hours per month) at a 10% discount. If you choose to purchase blocks of time, any additional hours during the month are billed at the reduced rate; any unused hours do not carry forward and cannot be redeemed.

If you are ready to set up your bookkeeping, but are not yet ready to hire a bookkeeper, I recommend my book “How To Do Your Own Small Business Bookkeeping“, which is available in QuickBooks Pro 2013,  2012/2011, and 2008 versions and QuickBooks Simple Start 2010 (free version).

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