Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: How do I get started?
  • A: Give us a call (858) 221-4733 or send us an email: ray@honest-bookkeeping.com. We will give you a call and go over your accounting needs.
  • Q: What are your rates?
  • A: Our rates are very affordable but every client is different and has unique needs. Contact us today to inquire.
  • Q: What accounting software do you use?
  • A: We are professionals and have seen so many programs we are experts at picking up new software. With that said, QuickBooks Online is our preferred software. We also have extensive experience with Mas 200 ERP, Sage ERP, QuickBooks Desktop, QuickBooks Enterprise, and Netsuite.
  • Q: Why do you prefer QuickBooks Online?
  • A: QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online are actually both preferred. QuickBooks Online is great because information is backed up externally and with one login multiple users can have immediate access to information.
  • Q: What services do you offer?
  • A: Do you need monthly financials? Quarterly? Do you just need financials annually but want the piece of mind that a former tax professional is watching what you do, ready to advise you as needed? Do you need a weekly check run? Payroll? These are all things we will go over when we have our initial meeting. 
  • How secure is my information with Honest Ray's Bookkeeping?
  • A: Very secure. We always password protect sensitive information like payroll and social security numbers and never send them by email. We offer a secure DropBox account to receive all client files.
  • Q: What types of businesses do you work for?
  • A: We specialize in start-ups and small businesses. We have performed bookkeeping services for a wide variety of businesses including law firms, medical offices, tae kwon do studios, biomedical, robotics, software developers, graphic design, real estate, financial services, and more.
  • Q: Do you replace my current CPA?
  • A: No, we only offer bookkeeping services. Your CPA will be happy to have clean books to prepare tax returns with.