- January 5, 2018
- Posted by: jKk0R2ucBD
- Category: Bookkeeping
Keeping your books up to date can be a full-time job! Having accurate, recent records does make your life (and your taxes!) so much easier, so having a clear bookkeeping plan is imperative for your small business. These days, cloud bookkeeping services and software is widely available, and the benefits to doing business this way are extensive.
Let’s break down all the reasons you should be using the cloud for your bookkeeping needs.
What is the cloud?
Let’s start with the basics—what is the cloud and why should you like it? The cloud is virtual storage. Companies keep big data warehouses with servers, and information is sent to these servers via the internet for centralized storage. And while that may sound scary, cloud servers are secure. They are encrypted, along with other steps that IT security professionals take to make sure your information stays only with you. In fact, cloud storage is one of the most secure ways to keep information! Secure cloud storage provides a superior experience over local storage.
Most cloud bookkeeping services come with a small monthly fee, customizable to your size and needs. Some services are even free, if you only need the very … Read the rest