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Simplify Year End Paperwork

01/9/2018 • Shawn Patrick

In all honesty, the thing that your distillery relies on the most, aside from the actual liquor it makes and the people who make it, is records. Nothing else you do will matter if all the proper paperwork and documents made for every step in the distilling process aren't in order and 100% accurate.

TTB Reporting Woes

Taking this lightly or even taking it super seriously and still getting it wrong, can lead to serious trouble ranging from penalties and fines to a distillery getting shuddered. Remember, when it comes to missteps on taxes you are pretty much guilty until proven innocent.

We don't have to tell you how much stuff there is to square away at a distillery when the year closes out. Regular taxes are bad enough, but you still have to get things ready for the TTB and the various state and local hoops to jump through.

The days of using spreadsheets to track your inventory, purchases, and so on are numbered. Do you find yourself combing through TTB spreadsheets hoping you find any errors or tracking down some eight-month-old scrap of paper that holds the vital piece of missing information about that batch that spilled when the new guy bumped the pallet jack into it? Yeah. That's no good at all.

Use Management Software

Wouldn't it be nice if all we had to do to complete our year-end reports was to press one single button, and POOF…it would all be magically done? Yes, it would, like something out of Star Wars. Until we figure out a way to make a real-life accounting Hooch-Bot, you have OnBatch. It's close to a Hooch-bot already. It just lives in your browser instead of beeping around the office.

With OnBatch, all the reports are generated in real time, and are 100% accurate and secure. You don't even have to print anything out. We securely store your reports in a convenient archive you can access anytime you want. With OnBatch, all you need to do is click a single button and everything gets submitted to the right places.

OnBatch isn't just for year-end reports though. It makes every day of the year easier in all aspects of manufacturing, inventory, warehousing, sales, and more. Every item gets tracked, stock levels are noted in real time, and OnBatch even lets you know when you need to reorder. Our platform also handles a lot of the busy work when it comes to sales by providing an open communication line to any distributor or buyer wanting a bottle of what you got. No other way is easier.