Posted by Felecia Dixson, EA, ATA

The Benefits of Bookkeeping Services for Your Trucking Business

The Benefits of Bookkeeping Services for Your Trucking Business

As a truck driver, you understand that life can be busy. You are always on the road and hoping that you can make some good money helping out your customers. While this can be a very rewarding career, there are still the same requirements for running your business as others self-employed individuals when it comes to tax season. You will still need to keep track of your records and file a tax return each year, although many truck drivers may miss out on a year because they are just too busy.

If you need help keeping up with all your bookkeeping needs or are looking for a company who is able to help you out during tax season, make sure to contact the professionals at ASU. We have the experience to work with you to get your bookkeeping done in no time and have worked with the unique needs of truckers for many years.

Saves Time

Choosing a bookkeeping service, like the one offered by ASU, can make your life so much easier and will actually save you time. As long as you are able to provide us with the right information each month, we can take care of all your bookkeeping needs. We will alert you when we are done and can discuss some of the things that we noticed that you may want to change or alter to make your business better. Instead of having to take days off to deal with this issue, we can take it all over and ensure that it is properly taken care of without taking any time out of your busy work schedule.

Takes Care of Taxes  Easier

Without taking the proper care of your books during the year, how are you going to get your taxes done easily? While it is possible for you to get your taxes done even if you only do the bookkeeping once a year, this is not the easiest task to do. You will have to try and find all the receipts that you had throughout the year, remember how much you worked, and figure out all the deductions that you qualify for. This is possible, but often it takes a lot longer and could cut into your working time.

Most truck drivers just don’t have the time to worry about all this and when they are on the road and worried about getting all their deliveries done on time, they just don’t want to deal with it at all. And who can blame them? The whole idea can be daunting and will leave them without the proper bookkeeping or having to spend hours on the taxes.

Rather than letting all of this get to you, it is better to hire a professional who can get it all done for you. Whether you need just a little help with the bookkeeping or you want someone who can take the reigns and get it all done for you while you concentrate on working, ASU is able to take it over and get those taxes done in no time.

Helps Show Profit and  Loss

It is hard to see how your profits and your losses are going if you never keep track of your taxes. Many truck drivers can run into problems with running their businesses because they have no idea about the cash flow of their business. Instead of hoping that you aren’t spending too much and making enough to make some profit, get someone who is able to help you get those bookkeeping records in order. Our professionals at ASU can take on all your bookkeeping needs, whether they are big and small. This gives you a peace of mind to knowing that the books are going to be done right and you just don’t have to worry about it anymore.

Get Those Taxes Done  Right

Without the proper bookkeeping process in place, you will find that it is really hard to get those taxes done during tax season. Most truckers are so busy being on the road all of the time and they won’t take the time to work on their bookkeeping at all. If you are a truck driver that goes across country all the time, you may not even have time to get to those taxes all of the time.

While this may seem like a big deal, the IRS is not going to like that you are missing out on your taxes. After a few years without bookkeeping and doing your taxes, you are going to find so far behind that it is impossible to keep up. You need to hire a great company that can take care of the bookkeeping for you, such as ASU, to get the job done. Trust us to take your receipts and all your other bookkeeping needs and even get that tax return done on time for you, even if you are only around for a few days each year.

Running a truck driving business, whether you are an individual trucker or you run your own fleet can be a big challenge and accomplishment. But keeping track of your own bookkeeping needs may be more than you can handle at a time. If you are having trouble with keeping up on all your bookkeeping needs, make sure to contact Felecia Dixson with ASU-Account Services Unlimited LLC in Rolla, MO.

Felecia Dixson, EA, ATA
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