Bookkeeping and Tax Prep Tips for Small Businesses #4

Organize your Income documents.

In a filing cabinet, make separate folders for different kinds of Income documents:

  • Work In Progress folders by Client (like Estimates, unfilled Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, etc)
  • Invoices Waiting on Payment
  • Paid Invoices by Client (sort into folders in alphabetical order)
  • Investment Income records
  • Passive Income records (like Rental Income, keep separate)