Best Books on Small Business Accounting

Best Accounting Books

If you want to know how to do your accounting books, you need to read accounting books. And lots of them! There are a LOT of books on small business accounting out there. Which ones are the best?

We love to read about our work at Hacker Accounting. Accounting is a huge and occasionally complex field, so it’s always a good idea to take a closer look at it and learn a few new things. If you’re interested in learning more about small business accounting, take a look at some of our recommended book titles. Each of these is a treasure trove of accounting knowledge.

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Small Business Accounting Simplified by Daniel Sitarz

A practical primer on small business accounting that’s perfect for small business owners wanting to take control of their finances. It’s written in a simple and accessible style, guiding the reader step by step through all sorts of financial processes. It also includes practical examples on how to do accounts.

Small Business Taxes Made Easy, Second Edition by Eva Rosenberg

This isn’t just a valuable and informative primer on tax information: It’s also has a wealth of knowledge in it about the structures of small businesses, as well as about legal issues and problems that all small business owners should know about. Written by the brains behind, who writes this book with the same amount of humor and accessibility that she puts into her blog’s posts.

Deduce It!: Lower Your Small Business Taxes by Stephen Fishman

The title says it all, really. A handy and comprehensive guide to tax deductions, Fishman’s book touches on everything from start-up and operating expenses to Obamacare and beyond. Neatly organized and easy to use, this book could be your best friend the next time tax season comes around.

Keeping the Books: Basic Recordkeeping and Accounting for the Successful Small Business by Linda Pinson

A user-friendly resource on learning the many ins and outs of business record management. Full of illustrations, forms, worksheets and easy to understand text, this book tells small business owners what they need to know to succeed as a business and avoid the wrath of the IRS.

Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants by Stephen Fishman

Packed with up to date information on permits, licensing, tax information and legal rules for contractors. This book covers deductions, explains business structures, offers advice on how to price yourself and your products and explains some sound methods for organizing your books and keeping your records in order.

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Chris Hacker
Chris has been working in the bookkeeping and accounting field for over 15 years preparing business, income and payroll taxes. Chris has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State and is an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service.