Ticket Broker Bookkeeping

Worried that you’re doing your bookkeeping all wrong or the IRS could come knocking? Speak to us. We provide specialized accounting for ticket sales, giving you financial clarity.


A successful ticket broker is extremely busy. Busy researching the best tickets, busy buying and selling the tickets, and dealing with a variety of ticket platforms. You don’t always have the time, knowledge or confidence to manage your bookkeeping. Worse yet, you could be losing sleep as an IRS deadline approaches or they come knocking because you aren’t properly handling your finances. Stop losing sleep and money over your accounting for ticket sales.

Avoid Tax Issues

Avoid Tax Issues

Most ticket brokers aren’t 100% clear on taxes on ticket resale. We make sure you’re well prepared before tax deadlines and avoid any potential issues.

Sell More Tickets

Sell More Tickets

We handle all of your bookkeeping and accounting for ticket sales, giving your back time and mind space to focus on selling more tickets, working with the ticket exchange and ticket marketplace.

Financial Control

Financial Control

Know what income has been received and expenses have been paid. We’ll organize your finances and give you financial clarity on how your ticket broker business is doing.


Lissa was and is so helpful! I am a small business owner and feel like the advice I have received from Lissa is invaluable! She has made a very stressful process feel like a breeze – I would recommend her to anyone!

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Most Ticket Brokers want to feel secure by having an understanding around their financials. What we do from the start is set you up with a solid foundation. We make sure you have a good system of accounting for ticket sales in place. We then manage your day to day finances. The end result? Peace of mind for ticket flippers and ongoing support to help you grow without the headaches, errors, and frustrations that come with trying to do all your ticket broker bookkeeping yourself.

Cloud Accounting Setup

Cloud Accounting Setup

Modernize how your ticket broker accounting is managed. We’ll set you up with a leading cloud accounting platform, giving you mobility, convenience and 24/7/365 overview of your finances.

Bookkeeping Catch Up

Bookkeeping Catch Up

If you already have a solid bookkeeping system and you just got a little busy and now it’s a mess - no biggie. Our bookkeeping catch up services will get your books all caught up, up to date, and get you back on track.

Bookkeeping Clean Up

Bookkeeping Clean Up

Are you frustrated and overwhelmed because your books are a disaster and you have no idea which way is up? No problem. We can get your books sparkling clean and accurate again. Contact us right away!

Daily Bookkeeping

Daily Bookkeeping

With the high volume of transactions a ticket broker generates on a daily basis, it’s important to work with someone like us who understands these transactions and will manage your income and expenses accurately.

Ticket Broker Bookkeeping can also support you with services for accounting for ticket sales, tax planning and preparation, financial advisory and CFO services. Contact us for a custom proposal today.


I reached out to Lissa with a tight deadline and a large books cleanup project. After a thorough conversation, she has helped catch up our books and is helping us tighten up for a production 2022! Very nice and responsive. Highly recommend!!!



Boost your profits and stay organized with this free guide for ticket brokers.


Ticket Broker Bookkeeping is run by me, Lissa Harris-Suazo. I am an accounting professional with over 25 years of varied accounting experience from bookkeeping to tax and everything in between. I work with ticket brokers to set up, clean up, catch up, or keep up their bookkeeping so that you have a solid financial foundation to grow your business and achieve your goals.


Let’s clean up the mess, give you peace of mind, and help you grow the
ticket broker business of your dreams. Send through the form to get started.



Do you pay taxes on reselling tickets?

Yes, ticket resales are typically subject to taxes on the profit you make from selling tickets above their face value. The exact tax regulations can vary by location, so it’s essential to check your local tax laws and consult with a tax professional for specific guidance.

Do you have to pay taxes on StubHub sales?

Yes, you generally have to report and pay taxes on income from StubHub sales as it is considered taxable income. Be sure to keep records of your transactions for tax purposes.

Are event tickets subject to sales tax?

Yes, event tickets are often subject to sales tax in many jurisdictions. The specific sales tax rate and whether it applies can vary depending on your location and the event. Check with your local tax authorities or event organizers for precise information on sales tax for event tickets in your area.

Are sporting event tickets tax deductible?

Sporting event tickets are generally not tax-deductible as a personal entertainment expense. However, there may be exceptions for certain business-related expenses or charitable donations. Consult with a tax professional for specific guidance on your situation.

Are concert tickets tax deductible?

Concert tickets are typically not tax-deductible as a personal entertainment expense. However, there may be exceptions for certain business-related expenses or charitable donations related to the concert. It’s advisable to consult with a tax professional for specific guidance on your situation.

Are gala tickets tax deductible?

Gala tickets may be tax-deductible if the gala is organized by a qualified nonprofit organization, and you make a donation that exceeds the fair market value of the tickets. In such cases, you may be able to deduct the amount that exceeds the value of the tickets as a charitable contribution. Consult with a tax professional for specific guidance on deductibility based on your situation.

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Ticket Broker Bookkeeping

Your Ticket Broker Guide
To Stress-Free Bookkeeping

In this guide we cover:

  • Essential tools for your business
  • Tracking tickets sales and inventory
  • Expense tracking and cost management
  • Financial reporting for ticket brokers
  • Cash flow management
  • Tax compliance in the ticket resale industry
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Tips to improve your bookkeeping!