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  • Ashley Hutchens

Inventory Management


Keeping track of your stock and supplies is crucial to ensuring smooth operations. It helps you avoid stockouts, optimize storage space, and make informed purchasing decisions. Remember: a well-managed inventory keeps your customer happy and your cash flow healthy!


Bookkeeping is the backbone of your business's financial health. Accurate and up-to-date records of income, expenses, and transactions enable you to monitor cash flow, track profitability, and make sound financial decisions. Plus, its vital at tax season!


Top tips for effective inventory and bookkeeping:

  1. Regular Audits: Conduct routine counts to reconcile physical stock with recorded inventory levels within your inventory tracking system. Document discrepancies.

  2. Categorize Your Inventory: Organize items based on their value, demand, product types, or other relevant factors. It will help you identify top selling products and management stock more efficiently.

  3. Use Technology: Explore inventory management software and bookkeeping tools to streamline processes, automate tasks, and reduce errors. Some great industry products: QuickBooks Online Inventory, Inventory Labs, Katana Inventory, and many more.

  4. Understand Inventory Accounting: We will dive into this deeper next month, but a basic knowledge of how your expenses become inventory and the accounting/bookkeeping principals that follow, will ensure proper data is reported within your books and for your taxes.


If you are looking for help with your inventory inside of your bookkeeping, you are in luck, I can help! Ask me how.



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