Common Good Bookkeeping Cooperative is comprised of a team of experts with many years of combined experience. We offer the following services:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll and tax processing
  • New hire compliance
  • Startup filings
  • Worker-coop startup guidance
  • Data entry
  • Audit preparation
  • Accounting handbook development

  • Payable accounts audits
  • Database updates
  • Systems creation
  • Resource networking
  • Mail pickup and sorting
  • Training in all services
  • Financial close
  • Grant management


CGBC strives to be transparent in our billing practices. Bookkeeping services start at a flat hourly billing rate at $50/hour, of which $5 is allocated to a fund that allows us to provide sliding scale bookkeeping services for start-up and struggling businesses that cannot afford our services without financial assistance. Tax and Accounting services are billed on an agreed upon rate based on level of service required.

$50 hourly rate:

  • $25 member hourly wage
  • $5 sliding scale fund allocation
  • $20 overhead – rent, unbillable labor, office expenses, insurance