Category Archives: Cleaning Up Your Books

Best Practices for E-commerce Accounting

Posted: February 7, 2023

Lots of variables can make e-commerce accounting challenging, but following these established practices can help you take control of your… Read More

How often should you reconcile your accounts?

Posted: January 9, 2023

If you’ve ever received an unexpected bill or bank balance, you understand the importance of account reconciliation. It’s a critical… Read More

Why are Amazon fees considered COGS on your P&L?

Posted: October 19, 2022

When setting up your P&L, it can be tricky to figure out where to allocate certain expenses. COGS, or Cost… Read More

6 Signs That It’s Time to Outsource Your Accounting

Posted: October 7, 2022

As a business owner, your accounting helps you assess how your business is doing and make informed decisions moving forward…. Read More

Why should I outsource my accounting?

Posted: August 15, 2022

High quality accounting benefits your business in a variety of ways, from saving time and money to offering data analysis… Read More

Getting Ready to File Your Taxes | Crossover Commerce Podcast

Posted: January 17, 2022

Our friends at PingPong Payments recently hosted Seller Accountant CEO Tyler Jefcoat on their Crossover Commerce podcast. In the video… Read More

Preparing Your E-Commerce Business’s Books for Tax Season

Posted: January 10, 2022

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to start thinking about how to get your business prepared to… Read More

Why should you care about the quality of your Amazon Accounting?

Posted: December 6, 2021

Whether you’re just starting your e-commerce brand or you’ve been in business for years, one thing you can’t escape is… Read More

How to Name Your SKUs

Posted: July 5, 2021

We’ve surveyed our accountants, and the results are clear: SKU names that are inconsistent and hard to read are the… Read More

COGS & Your E-Commerce Business: Which categories count?

Posted: May 24, 2021

Setting up your P&L correctly is an important part of getting a handle on your business’s accounting, and COGS seems… Read More

Which system is right for your e-commerce accounting?

Posted: February 1, 2021

When deciding to get your small business’s accounting in order, there are a few stand-out pieces of software to choose… Read More

Journal Entries in Quickbooks Online

Posted: November 9, 2020

Whether you do your own accounting or outsource to an accounting firm, it’s important to understand some of the basics… Read More

Why You Can’t (and Shouldn’t) Add Amazon Deposits into Quickbooks

Posted: August 3, 2020

Amazon sends out deposits on a biweekly basis, and when that money comes in, it seems like the easiest thing… Read More

Accountant, Bookkeeper, CFO: What’s the difference?

Posted: June 15, 2020

It’s not uncommon to hear the terms bookkeeper and accountant used interchangeably – they both work with financial data, and… Read More

Tyler’s Tip: What Do Typical Amazon Seller Financials Look Like?

Posted: May 19, 2020

Have you ever wondered if you’re “doing bookkeeping right?” We get it! Bookkeeping can be especially tough when you are… Read More

How to Value Your E-Commerce Inventory

Posted: January 7, 2020

The end of the year is flying up fast. For most Amazon sellers, December 31st is also the end of the… Read More

How to Make Your CFO Love You (And Vice Versa)

Posted: December 9, 2019

Here at Seller Accountant, we provide outsourced bookkeeping and CFO services to e-commerce sellers. We love our clients and count… Read More

How to Read Your Business’s Financial Statements

Posted: November 25, 2019

When you’re running any business, knowing how to read financial statements is king. This is especially true in the world… Read More

How do I calculate COGS in my Amazon business?

Posted: October 2, 2019

Cost of Goods Sold, or COGS, can be one of the most difficult concepts for online sellers to wrap their… Read More

How to Create a Journal Entry in QuickBooks

Posted: June 4, 2018

For an updated version of this post with video, click here. From E-commerce stores to weekend pop-up shops, it is… Read More