Frequently Asked Questions
Pest Control Business Owner Accounting Questions & Answers
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PCO Bookkeepers answered many of our most common accounting and bookkeeping questions from PCO’s throughout the USA
How can an accounting firm help me grow my pest control business?
We are much more than just an accounting firm, we serve as business coaches. We provide clean accurate reports on a monthly basis. This helps owners see how well they stack up to others in the pest control industry. Since we are watching your books so carefully, we offer guidance for improving the health of the company.
How to void a check in Bill.com?
What is the rule of 23?
Do I need to pay sales tax in Michigan?
How do I decide whether to capitalize and depreciate an asset?
Sometimes it’s a judgment call but, depending on the size of the lawn care/pest control company, it’s a good idea to set a threshold.
What are the advantages to using Bill.com?
Bill.com helps keep track of bills paid and owed by the vendor and is very user-friendly. Every time you record a bill or payment, it automatically syncs into Quickbooks. It also helps to eliminate the use of paper checks and creates a more organized payment process.
What is the difference between cash and accrual accounting?
How long after I close the month can I expect my month-end reports?
How do I keep track of monthly transactions in Quickbooks?
What does closing of routing software mean?
The closing of routing software is asking to confirm if you are done entering all the invoices for the month in any service software you use such as Pestpac or
What is the ideal gross profit margin for my pest control business?
What is the benefit of providing my employees with health and retirement benefits?
With the proper plan in place, the benefits provided to the employee are tax-free while the company still gets the benefit of the deduction for their cost. Also, Providing benefits to employees is advantageous because it helps them see more value for working at a particular employer.
Pest Control Business Accounting, Bookkeeping & CFO Resources
More Resources & Articles For Pest Control Business Owners
Take the 2018 Pest industry operations survey and receive the survey results free when it becomes available in October 2018!read more
How Does A Pest Control Company Become More Profitable? There are only two ways to increase profit margins – Price increases or cost savings. Learn more about effective routing.read more
View Daniel S. Gordon, CPA’s presentation from the 2018 PCT Top 100 Awards Ceremony and Executive Summit.read more
It’s not mission-critical to your business that you understand fully how payroll works. Yet, since a large portion of your annual expenses goes towards labor and therefore payroll taxes, it’s a good thing to understand the payroll basics and the components involved in processing and how they impact your bottom line.read more
The PCO Bookkeepers & Turf Books family are proud to announce that our Senior Account manager Brian Post has officially received his CPA License!read more
Sign Your Clients Up for Service Contracts.To build your business in this manner, you first have to convert your current clients to service programs. There is an art to this. Learn how to communicate the value of your program, sell the benefits, and sign them up!read more
It is important when you are building wealth in your business that you increase revenues. Your company’s value is measured as your business’ annual revenue multiplied by a certain industry accepted multiple. Learn more about pricing services for profit!read more
How do you motivate employees?The business owner’s motivation is easy to define. Increased business success and profitability equals more cash in the owner’s pocket! Yet, employee motivation… that’s a little more difficult to create. Develop a clearly defined incentive program that is fair and enticing.read more