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But somehow I have this crazy idea that I need some accounting software. Am I nuts?

Can you say "taxes?"

You can use the shoe box method: All costs of doing business (gas, lights, phone, rent (you are going to charge yourself rent aren't you?), paper, computer disks etc.) in one box and All billing records in another shoe box. Then several times a year you can dig'em all out and add'em all up.

OR

You can put it all in your computer via QuickBooks and have it all added up any time you look at it.

BTW QuickBooks also keeps track of who owes you how much and for how long.
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