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Service Bureau

A service bureau is a company that provides specialized services to other businesses. It may include accountants who handle payroll and taxes for small companies or IT professionals who run computer networks from their own offices.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Service Bureau

Having access to specific expertise can be helpful in certain situations where an SMB doesn't have enough staff on hand or needs someone with specific skillsets not available locally. Additionally, many service bureaus offer a lower cost per hour than hiring someone full time, which can be helpful for businesses that are just starting out or are operating on a tight budget. By using a service bureau, companies can get the help they need without worrying about finding and training staff themselves.

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