Bookkeeping & Accounting: The Enlightenment - Rio Rancho

FatPipe Rio Rancho

333 Rio Rancho Blvd. NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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Bookkeeping and accounting is the opaque province of bookkeepers and accountants.

  • It is debit and credit concepts that defy gravity.
  • It is incomprehensible jargon.
  • And, its practitioners are witch doctors appointed to administer relief to the financially disabled in return for money.

But don’t despair, if you can read a nutrition label on a can of beans this presentation is for you!   It’s an hour or so of indispensable clarification of an obscure but essential process. It’s a discussion about:

  •  Gathering and entering data.
  • A process of data analysis to help with -
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Extraction of information
  • Financial control
  • The structure of financial statements
  • Examination of financial statements of two small businesses, one a success, the other a failure.
  • Why Cost of Goods data is critical
  • Simple but powerful financial ratios
  • Relationship to tax returns
  • Where to begin and how to get it done.
  • Why this stuff is difficult.
  • Use of popular small business accounting programs.
  • Finding and engaging expert help.
  • Use of IRS and NM Tax & Rev information.
  • A cautionary overview of NM Gross Receipts Tax

 The presentation, ideal for start-ups and growing enterprises, can be scheduled by calling Desert Accounting LLC: 505-771-1445  

Presenter Bob Hyde:

Desert Accounting LLC, practicing bookkeeping and accounting since 2004

College of Santa Fe: BBA Accounting: 2005

BCE: Many years line management with P&L responsibilities in manufacturing, process control and telecommunications, in the UK and the NE USA.


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This is a brown-bag lunch event so bring your own lunch! Soft drinks and water will be provided. This workshop is free ??" but you do need to register!

Register at:

Thursday, 16 May, 2019


Laura Jepsen

Phone: 5054356686
Website: Click to Visit