Small businesses: Are you ready for 2014 filing deadlines?

(BPT) – For small businesses, January’s arrival usually brings one very important task: issuing W-2s and 1099 forms to employees and independent contractors. The good news is this year, due to the typical filing date of Jan. 31 falling on a weekend, businesses have a built-in buffer and a couple extra days to complete these […]

Lighthouse Ledgers October Promotion

Avoid the extra cost and stress when handing your shoebox of receipts to the CPA in the last minute of tax season! Let Lighthouse Ledgers clean up those books for you. To reward the early birds, we’re providing $10 off your hourly rate (up to $40) for your first month of services! Time and availability […]

The Cost of Saving a Buck

There are many ways to save money.  As small to midsize business (SMB) owners, we can occasionally become a bit obsessed with finding ways of protecting our checkbooks.  But are we truly maximizing our assets when we do things ourselves? One of the biggest challenges when starting a new business or project is effective cost […]

W-9 forms and Your Business

The W-9 form is an IRS document where the main purpose is to verify tax information for outgoing payments on business transactions.  It is officially called by the IRS “the Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification” and a free copy of it is available on the IRS website.  In some ways, it is similar […]

Getting to know us

“I absolutely love what I do,” says Lighthouse Ledger’s owner Christina Rommel when asked about her company. “Even as a young girl I knew some type of accounting or bookkeeping business was going to be my career. I love accounting and I love helping people. Simply put…that is what Lighthouse Ledgers is all about!” As a […]

Time is Money

Lighthouse Ledgers,  A Real Time-Saver! How much time do you spend with your small business bookkeeping? Do you feel confident that the resulting books are reliable, accurate, and informative? You are not alone if you admit to spending ten or more hours a month on books that leave you feeling a little lost. It is […]

Setting up your Home Office

Golden rules are those that really apply. You need to bear them in mind and do not forget them. Like stars to steer by, these are permanent markers to guide us and keep us moving in the right direction. As soon as you define your goals, begin searching for the Golden Rules that affect it. […]

Services for Every Need

Lighthouse Ledgers is dedicated to your satisfaction.  We eagerly customize our specialized services to conform to your needs and requirements.  Below is a sampling of the services we offer. Bookkeeping & Payroll Covers all bookkeeping transactions, reconciliations, and payroll in the accounting cycle up to and including preparing the Unadjusted Trial Balance and any other […]