A virtual bookkeeper is a remote bookkeeper that handles your small business bookkeeping needs without having to be on site. He/she usually uses a remote desktop software such as logmein or RDP to logon to your QuickBooks computer.
Avoid a virtual bookkeepers not linked with an recognized business like the plague.
A virtual bookkeeper who is not associated with an established business usually operates out of his/her home. Homes usually do not have any of the built-in security and privacy mechanisms.
Get a list of bookkeeping companies that offer the lowest cost.
Low cost is not necessarily an indicator of low quality. In fact, low cost providers service a large number of small businesses. As a result, they often have the most experienced staff. Further, such providers are usually based in USA and have access to a rich pool of educated talent.
Is the service incorporated in the USA?
Being incorporated in the USA means that the service has to adhere to US laws and regulations.
A company with account management in the USA and operating out of USA can give you the best of both worlds – it lets you benefit from the economics of operating in USA without having to deal with the communication/culture gap.
Is the bookkeeping service well established and has it been in business for a while?
Being well established with a good history is a testament to the financial stability of the company. It is also usually associate with a high level of experience.
Does the bookkeeping service have an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB)?
An A+ rating from BBB means that the bookkeeping service has had no complaints for at least the past 7 years and has been taking care of its customers.
Is the bookkeeping service certified by QuickBooks?
QuickBooks is the most popular bookkeeping software in use. Getting certified is a good indicator of expertise and quality.
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