Bookkeeping for Freelancers: How to Handle Your Finances

Emily Simcox, Training Team Lead @ Bench

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10 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:19
    • 2. Why Bookkeeping Matters

      5:56
    • 3. Personal vs Business Expenses

      5:20
    • 4. Single-Entry Bookkeeping

      2:58
    • 5. Cash vs Accrual Accounting

      5:02
    • 6. Hiring vs DIY

      6:15
    • 7. Categorizing Transactions

      4:54
    • 8. Organizing Your Documents

      4:35
    • 9. Final Thoughts

      1:26
    • 10. Explore More Classes on Skillshare

      0:41
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Project Description

Consider your bookkeeping strategy and share!

Share your bookkeeping strategy in the project gallery. It's different for everyone — how do you handle your small business's finances? Consider:

  • Cash vs accrual accounting
  • Double vs Single-Entry
  • How you handle your personal vs business expenses
  • What categories your transactions fall under
  • Do you do it yourself, or hire a bookkeeper?

Share what's worked for you and what you plan to do differently in the future. This can be a confusing area of business for freelancers and business owners alike — let's share our learnings and help each other grow!

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