Do I Need an Accountant if I Use QuickBooks?

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Over the last several years, QuickBooks has become increasingly popular. Because of its popularity, many individuals flock to QuickBooks to take care of their business needs without the stress of hiring an accountant. While DIY approach to accounting may seem reasonable, it’s not always a good idea. In fact, QuickBooks should never be used in lieu of an accountant but instead should be used in tandem with one.

Hiring a QuickBooks Specialist

When it comes to QuickBooks, one of the best suggestions is to consider hiring an accountant who specializes in this program. This is great for businesses which have everything already set up in QuickBooks and simply just need someone to manage their preexisting account. It’s also great for businesses which may not be able to afford a full-time accountant.

Diversify Your Approach

Relying solely on QuickBooks can be detrimental to your business simply because anytime you automate your business you run the risk of making more mistakes. If for some reason you don’t feel ready or even feel like you can afford to hire an accountant, consider simply reaching out to an accountant for consulting services to see if perhaps he or she can be of assistance to you at a cheaper cost.

In short, do you need an accountant if you use QuickBooks? It depends on your business, because ultimately you have to do what’s best for you and your particular situation.

Do you use QuickBooks for your business? We’d love to get your feedback. Leave your comments below.

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