Confidence and Competence
The four things that you need to consider in building your own accounting. bookkeeping and/or tax service are money, time, commitment and knowledge.
We know it takes money to make money. Make sure to consider the costs vs. the return on investment. The potential for a high return on investment
Second is time. It takes time to certify and get the credentials
you need. How much time do you have, on a weekly basis, to invest in your studies?
Third is commitment. Part of commitment is decisiveness
, the ability to keep appointments and make wise business decisions, and being able to keep deadlines for your employer. This will also make you finish your training in a timely way.
Last, is knowledge. A great bookkeeper and tax preparer must have the knowledge to do and understand the books for a wide variety of clients in various types of industries. Certification is an easy way to show your knowledge and skill level.