About the Author

Janet Redick graduated with high distinction from Iowa State University in 1972 with degrees in Accounting and Spanish.  She worked in public accounting for two years at a local C.P.A. firm where she had the opportunity to specialize in bookkeeping, accounting, and tax for family owned micro businesses.  She received her C.P.A. Certificate from the State of Nebraska in 1975.

Janet joined Northern Natural Gas Company in 1975, where she worked in internal auditing, financial planning, and contract administration.  In 1987 she formed her own accounting firm to provide accounting consultation to microbusinesses.  Since that time Janet has assisted numerous businesses and individuals with bookkeeping, taxes, and computer accounting.


Following are her areas of expertise. 

  • Set up bookkeeping systems, both manual and computerized, for day-to day activities.
  • Teach these systems to clients or perform the bookkeeping for the client.
  • Perform year end accounting and prepare tax returns for individuals and corporations.
  • Prepare and file quarterly and annual payroll reports for clients.
  • Teach them how to prepare these reports.


Janet is the author of Micro Business Bookkeeping – A Guide to Basic Bookkeeping.

It is the book for the micro business owner who has no experience in bookkeeping.  It includes detailed information about the preparation of cash receipts journals, cash disbursements journals, and bank reconciliations, along with associated business information, such as records organization and forms of business.  By following the procedures in the book, the business owner will have a summary of cash receipts and cash disbursements to give to their accountant at the end of the year for preparation of their income tax returns and financial statements.