Welcome to the Yarny Bookkeeper
Welcome to the Yarny Bookkeeper
So you want to start a handmade business
So you want to start a handmade business
Webinars & Courses
Webinars & Courses
Chart of Accounts - Accounting speak for your handmade business
Bookkeeping Basics

Chart of Accounts-Accounting Speak Your Handmade Business

Chart of Accounts – that’s accounting speak for your handmade business for the way that CPA’s, tax professionals and business advisers organize financial data about your company.  They use a Chart of Accounts much like we use  a plastic storage organizer to organize our crafting supplies. Now, technically speaking (according to General Bookkeeping and Accounting practices); each …

Accounting speak for your handmade business
Bookkeeping Basics

Accounting speak in your handmade business

Accounting speak in your handmade business is like a foreign language and if you’ve ever talked with a CPA or a business advisor I’m betting you had a headache by the time you were done! Have you ever, just once, wished that someone would say to you – “So, tell me how much money did …

Accounting for overhead expenses in your handmade business
Bookkeeping Basics

Overhead Expenses-Your Handmade Business

Overhead expenses in your handmade business are confusing – it doesn’t mean that they are expenses that are literally over your head 😛 In a previous post – Keeping track of expenses for your handmade business, we learned that overhead is just an accounting speak term that means – costs (money you spend) in your business that …

Does tracking the cost of your handmade items have you frazzled?
Behind the scenes in your handmade biz, Tracking costs of handmade items

Tracking Costs of Handmade Items Got You Frazzled?

Is tracking the cost of your handmade items have you frazzled?  Need a solution?  I have one for you – a FREE Project Pricing Worksheet. As handmade business owners tracking the costs of our finished items is every bit as important as keeping tack of ALL the costs to run our business. Do you: rely …

Keeping track of expenses in your handmade business
Bookkeeping Basics

Keeping Track of Expenses for Your Handmade Business

Keeping track of expenses for your handmade business is just one piece of your bookkeeping, accounting, record keeping, or whatever you choose to call it. In our last blog post, we talked about why you need to do bookkeeping for your handmade business. In this post, we’re going to do a basic overview about what …

Bookkeeping & your handmade business
Bookkeeping Basics, Business Basics

Why do I need to do bookkeeping for my handmade business?

Business and bookkeeping go hand in hand – it’s a fact of life just like death and taxes.  The moment you decide you are going to start a real handmade business and not just be a hobbyist anymore – EVERYTHING changes! One of the changes is that you now need to do some serious bookkeeping …