©  Balanced Act Business Solutions, LLC

  • Architecture and Engineering
  • Computer, Software, and IT
  • Construction/Contractors
  • Consultants
  • Counselors, Therapists, Life Coaches
  • Doctors/Dentists/Eyecare
  • Financial Services
  • Franchises
We save you money because we save you time!

Balanced Act Business Solutions operates as an independent contractor providing bookkeeping and business solutions to your company.  There is no need for you to engage a bookkeeping employee, pay benefits or withhold taxes.  Everthing is completed by us online for your convenience.  Our services are flexible and can be tailored to meet the specific needs, projects and budget of your company.  If you use a CPA for your tax work, we work directly with him or her to help you meet your financial and tax goals. 

As the founder and managing director of Balanced Act, Joanne Mahieu has over 25 years of experience working with all types of small and medium sized businesses and independent contractors.  She is proficient in all bookkeeping procedures and is familiar with bookkeeping software such as QuickBooks and Peachtree ,and she is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®.  Her goal is to provide you with quality service at an affordable cost, and a useful set of books that you can use and understand to make critical management decisions.

Our team consists of professional bookkeepers who are experienced in all aspects of bookkeeping including set-up, catch-up, troubleshooting and training.  We also offer realtime full-service bookeeping such as  invoicing and depositing, accounts payable and check writing, checkbook balancing, payroll initiation and any other day-to-day, monthly, quarterly and year-end bookkeeping tasks as needed.  Our Quickbooks experts can customize your QuickBooks, through such features as invoice templates and custom reports, to suit your individual preferences for your business.  If you're in need of a controller but only part-time, we can provide the services that you desire such as management reporting, cash flow projections, and budgeting. 
  Professional Outsourced Bookkeeping, Tax Preparation and QuickBooks Consulting Services

  • Property Management
  • Real Estate/Developer
  • Restaurant/Bar
  • Retail
  • Salon/Beauty
  • Telecommunications
  • Wholesale Distribution
  • Your Business Here
We have served clients in the following industries:

  • Hospitality
  • Insurance/Brokerage
  • Interior Design
  • Lawn Care/Landscaping
  • Legal and Accounting
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Professional Services
“Joanne has ensured that my books are always balanced. I do not have the time nor energy to do this myself and it is wonderful to trust that she is doing it perfectly. I trust my books and my business to her.” -- Tiffany Smith, MS, LPC, LMFT, Director, Tiffany Smith Counseling, Inc

“Joanne allows me to concentrate on the business not the bills. She is very dependable, and trustworthy. She has worked for me for several years and I highly recommend her.” -- Brian Cornell, former owner of EmbroidMe Lewisville

"Balanced Act offers prompt service and amazing knowledge. We had answers to our questions specific to our industry in less than a day. Highly recommend using their services." -- Kronda Thimesch, Owner, Green Meadows Landscaping

Link to the testimonal of Emily Johnston, Owner, EJ Interiors  -  MG Blog Entry 3/29/11 The Story of EJ Interiors - Chapter 3