Let's talk about your handmade business finances

Let’s talk about your handmade business finances!

Let’s talk about your handmade business finances and finance systems because I’m betting that those are terms you hear a lot and they sound pretty vague, right??? Like WTF do these terms even mean and what have I gotta do to make it all happen?????

If you’re like most handmade business owners, I’m betting you think that a handmade business finance system is just about getting a business bank account and then keeping personal and business expenses separate – because that’s what you’ve been told.

But there’s SO much more to it than just having a business bank account and keeping business and personal expenses separate.

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Crazy Busy Times Around Here

It’s been a crazy busy time around here………… not just here in my own little world – but everywhere! As a business owner, the last quarter of the year is always crazy busy. There’s so much to do in that last quarter and we feel the pressure from everywhere and from all the “business coaches” out there. This year, I …

6 Common Bookkeeping Thoughts That Will Keep You Stuck (and How To Overcome Them)

Negative thoughts about the bookkeeping for your handmade business will keep you stuck! Learn about 6 common negative thoughts about bookkeeping and how to overcome them. Bookkeeping isn’t sexy or glamourous – and everyone can come up with a bazillion excuses (oops, I meant REASONS) to avoid doing their bookkeeping. The more times that you tell yourself things like: I …

Use PayPal? Sell on Etsy? Say hello to the 1099-K

Do you use PayPal? Sell on Etsy? If you do, say hello to the 1099-K! There are big changes ahead because the IRS and State governments don’t want you to forget about their share of your sales. All you handmade, creative, and craft business owners who: sell finished items, digital patterns, or services on places like Etsy, eBay, Ravelry, etc. …