JLC • OCTOBER 1994
Many small contractors think of
accounting as a necessary evil.
If financial records weren't
required for tax purposes, they would bid
the whole process good riddance. Call
me a bean-counter, but I take the opposite
view. I'm a remodeler in the
Chicago area, and I spend most of my
time selling and administrating the
jobs my field crews are working on.
For me, the financial end of the business
is its heart and soul. I work hard
and have a lot invested in my company's
success. I've learned from experience
that if I don't keep an eye on my
money, no one else will.
I don't mean to say that