Free Accounting

Free accounting and financial assistance by appointment

What is DNEP Free Accounting?

DNEP Free Accounting is a way for Detroit small business owners and entrepreneurs to get free consulting assistance in the areas of accounting and finance. Consultation appointments are free, and business owners can schedule as many appointments as needed. See a list of sample services below.

Sorry, DNEP Free Accounting is on hiatus until Fall 2023. Please reach out to Accounting Aid Society in the meantime. 

Services we offer: 

  • Quickbooks: Support setting up or using accounting software 
  • Analyses and Projections: Generate break-even analyses and start-up cost projections
  • Financial Statements: Create and explain common financial statements (Income statements, Balance sheets, Profit & Loss statements)
  • Payback Period Forecasts: Forecast payback periods for loans
  • Cost Structure Analysis: Analyze cost structure for products
  • Financial Data Review: Review financial data for accuracy
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Meet the Team

DNEP Free Accounting (formerly Free Accounting Fridays) is a collaboration between the University of Michigan’s Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project (DNEP), an initiative to connect U-M faculty, students and staff with Detroit small business owners and entrepreneurs, and Business+Impact at the Ross School of Business. DNEP is an educational program of the Center on Finance, Law & Policy and led by a group of faculty from across the University. For more information about DNEP and ways to get involved with additional technical assistance consulting projects, check out You can reach DNEP through email at