Cloud accounting
for small businesses.

Vanilla is an online accounting firm that provides fast, effective, on-demand accounting services to small businesses that don't want to build their own accounting department.

The right tools.

Goodbye desktop, hello cloud. We use cloud-based systems and apps that make accounting less time-consuming and irritating.

Nice and easy.

Bookkeeping, payroll, financial reporting, tax. We'll help you choose the right services for your business, and keep everything under one roof.

Practical advice.

Everything we do is aimed at helping small businesses nail the basics. If you'd like to know what those are, sign up for our free email series.

What type of help do you need?

Cleanup work

For businesses with prior accounting problems that want to get their books back in shape.

Xero or QBO setup

Our two favorite cloud accounting systems. We'll help you choose the one that's right for your business, and get everything up and running smoothly.

Full-charge bookkeeping

Boring but important. We’ll oversee your books and handle your routine accounting needs, from coding transactions to accounts payable processing to fixed asset maintenance and all things in-between.

Integrated payroll

A complete payroll and 1099 service that integrates seamlessly with your accounting system. Click, pay, done.

Financial reporting

Accurate, on-time financial reports that tell you what’s happening with your business and help you make better decisions.

Year-end close

The three things that every business needs to close the year: a top-to-bottom accounting cleanup, a set of accurate financial statements, and an e-filed tax return.