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CLOSING THE BOOKS AT YEAR-END
November 14 @ 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM PST
Join Coast Women in Business on Thursday, November 14 as CPA Jerry Murphy explains how to organize your year-end closing process to make it smoother, stress-free, and, hopefully, more accurate.
Most companies’ year-ends are on December 31. If you have an S-corporation or partnership, you need to make sure that your books are done by March 15. If you have a sole proprietorship, then your books need to be done by April 15. But is your accounting system up to par or will you need to chase down receipts and check stubs?
Being ready with the information you need a couple of months in advance is much better for your stress level than not having it until a week before the due date. Or, worse, not until two months or three months past the deadline – say, June or July. Learn how to do it right and build a system of efficient financial planning and accountability.
7:30 AM – Networking
7:45 AM – Introductions
8-8:45 AM – Interactive Program
8:45 AM – Announcements
9 AM – Meeting ends
About the Presenter
Jeremiah (Jerry) Murphy
Jerry has run his accounting firm on the Mendocino Coast since 1976. He’s focused on helping small and mid-sized businesses with issues such as income taxes for individuals, partnerships, and corporations; audits of nonprofit organizations, business compilations, and reviews; and QuickBooks set-up, use, and problem-solving.
Jerry also teaches accounting at Mendocino College in Fort Bragg, CA, and wrote the “Buy-Sell Agreements” eBook for Commerce Clearing House’s Solutions for Business Advisors website. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Maryland, and is a Certified Public Accountant in California. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Coast Women in Business
Coast Women in Business meets monthly to foster entrepreneurship and professional development on the Mendocino Coast and beyond. Membership fees are $50 annually or $10 per drop-in meeting.
Note: We welcome all—all races, all genders, all countries of origin, all sexual orientations.
Your first meeting is always free, and we offer a limited number of need-based memberships—please inquire. We’re sponsored by the West Business Development Center. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!
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