Houston Bookkeeping
Work Horse Investments

Workhorse Bookkeeping

P.O. Box 335
Stafford, TX 77497-0335
(713) 824-9230

Harnessing over 40 years of bookkeeping experience
for your small business.

What You Get

Profit and Growth Expert
We trust that if you were forming a foursome for an upcoming golf tournament, you would want to have a golf expert like Tiger Woods on your team.

Although we may not be the golfer Tiger Woods is, we do take our job to be your Profit and Growth Expert just as seriously. Our goal has nothing to do with helping minimize the number of golf swings, but instead to maximize your profit dollars. This entails monthly analysis of your financial results, consultation in areas of profit improvement, and directions of how to take advantage of lower tax strategies.

Together, we will examine past experiences, map out where you want to go with your business, and discuss how that can happen. That’s our role as your Profit and Growth Expert.

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In today’s competitive environment, information is POWER!
With these services, you’ll receive valuable information to improve your cash flow, control your operations, and reduce your taxes. It will be prepared accurately, based on proper business rules and procedures. Plus, you will understand what the numbers mean, and how you can use them to manage your business more profitably.

You’ll uncover a goldmine of profit-building information as you determine your financial standing, and when used properly, this information can help you better plan for the success of your business.

Call today for a free consultation. There is absolutely no obligation.
It will be well worth your time!

30 Ways We Can Make YOU Money

We pride ourselves in being more than just bookkeepers. We are committed to being that and more. We want to be your Profit and Growth Experts.

As you build your business we are committed to grow with you. Simply put, we measure our success by how well we help you achieve yours.

The services we offer are designed to give you the information you need to make the most profitable decisions in your business. We’ll provide you with timely and accurate information so that you can focus on what you do best in your company.

To accomplish this goal we have identified 30 ways we can make you money so that you can have a custom-designed small business bookkeeping process that you can refer to as Your Bookkeeping System.

Here are small business services we offer that will help you Make & Save Money:

  1. Send out customer statements on time so you can get paid
  2. File all customer invoices so that nothing gets lost
  3. Track late payments in order to resolve these problems quickly
  4. Ensure that you stop serving customers who aren’t paying their bills
  5. Safeguard good customer relations by properly recording all payments
  6. Accurately calculate interest, and assist you to collect it from overdue accounts
  7. Reduce the need to borrow money due to poor cash flow
  8. Ensure that you don’t lose sales because items are out-of-stock
  9. Avoid rush delivery charges to obtain out-of-stock items
  10. Stop wasting money buying more of what isn’t selling
  11. Set your sales prices based on profit instead of conjecture
  12. Concentrate on selling the most profitable items instead of the easiest ones
  13. Identify profitable cross-selling opportunities
  14. Avoid selling products at a loss because you don’t take markdowns on time
  15. Know which money-making product lines to expand, and which ones to drop because they’re money-losers
  16. Discover theft before it becomes a problem
  17. Never pay a bill twice by mistake
  18. Never lose a discount by paying a vendor late
  19. Reduce the need to borrow by planning for your payment due dates
  20. Maintain your good credit rating and keep your borrowing costs low
  21. Obtain better credit terms based on your good payment history
  22. Know how much payroll and sales taxes you owe, in order to avoid penalties and interest
  23. Never write a bad check
  24. Never pay another bad check service charge
  25. Make sure all your cash receipts are credited to your account
  26. Know when you have excess cash so that you can put it to work
  27. Track your expenses in detail so you know which ones can be reduced
  28. Never spend beyond your budget
  29. Get the maximum tax deductions for the expenses of running your business
  30. Learn how much profit you’ve made, and what your business is worth each month in order to:
    1. Know when it’s the right time to grow
    2. Know when it’s the right time to hold back
    3. Plan accurately for taxes
    4. Save hundreds to thousands of dollars on your year-end tax return
    5. Comply with the reporting requirements of any business loan
    6. Respond immediately to any supplier’s or customer’s request for financial information
  31. Figure your profit on a cash or accrual basis so you pay the lowest taxes
  32. Track revenues and costs by job or project (contractors, landlords, attorneys, etc.) in order to:
      1. Know on an ongoing basis which products are profitable and which ones aren’t
      2. Get paid on time as you complete the job
      3. Avoid working on projects where progress payments are behind
      4. If you manufacture or assemble products (machine shops, bakeries, clothing manufacturers, etc.):
        1. Know what it costs to make each item
        2. Set a selling price to cover your costs and achieve a fair profit
        3. Know what product lines to expand because they’re profitable
        4. Know what product lines to drop because they’re money-losers

Customer Testimonials

I have had the distinct pleasure of knowing Beth Bishop for over a year. The Whitlock Group hired Beth in July of 2009. I have nothing but praise for Beth’s work. She is attentive to every detail and has an uncanny talent to follow through with all projects in a very timely manner. I would not hesitate to recommend Beth for all jobs relating to bookkeeping. She is an expert in QuickBooks, Microsoft word and Excel.