Bookkeeping 101

Welcome to Uwazi! Bookkeeping 101 is your guide. It is designed to help you get started and solve business management and record keeping problems that are typically encountered in running a business. This guide will help you be effective in your use of online accounting systems. It is designed to go beyond being a simple help site to using online accounting software. It will help you understand concepts and empower you to get more out of your online accounting software.

The modules are shown below. This site is under construction so some modules do not have content available yet.

A

Getting started

What is a business?

Should I setup a company?

Using a business bank account.

l

Documents

Invoices

Reports

Tax authorities

q

Registration

Business structure

Trademarks

Tax

b

Issuing an Invoice

Items on an invoice

Customer details

Payment terms

Getting paid

Who has paid me?

Getting paid

Payment methods

Buying stuff

Purchase invoices and supplier credit

Other business expenses

Private expenses

U

Classifying stuff

Stuff you have or owe

Income and expenses

Other information

The Bank

Account statements and fees

Reconciliations

Credit/purchase/procurement cards

Profit and Tax

Income tax

Sales tax

GST/VAT

Owners

Contributions

Private expenses

Profit