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Carlsbad Small Business Accountants

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Tinas Taxes
4.9
from 135 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 217 hires on Thumbtack
Kat H.
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So happy I found Tina! This was my first year filing with my small business and she was very accommodating... and patient! I found my tax lady for life :) Thanks Tina

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David T.
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Brodsky Services helped to solve my small business tax issues quickly and provided valuable advice on future tax planning. I would recommend Brodsky to anyone who may be in over their heads trying to navigate complex federal or state tax related problems, or just require assistance filing their taxes correctly.

Denali Accountants
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie T.
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Sharon is top notch!!! I started a small Pool business in January, I was looking for a bookkeeper to come to my home office to set up my QuickBooks. I went through 3 "less than stellar" Bookkeepers before finding Sharon. Sharon was very flexible working with my schedule & even offered to come on the weekend. Sharon set up my QB's and went through it step by step until I felt comfortable working through it myself. She is always just a phone call away with any questions I have. Her follow up is fantastic, if she doesn't have an answer to my question she always researches the information & gets back to me stat!! I trust Sharon too, coming from a Law Enforcement background I was very leery about giving out any personal information but Sharon made me feel confident & secure about releasing any sensitive information to her. I would recommend Sharon to anyone who is looking for help in their small business or even a large corporation. She is affordable, responsive & just plain sweet. Feel free to Email me with any questions :) Debbie - Owner Humble Bee Pools, Mesa AZ

Lori A. Riccardi, CPA
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly S.
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Ms. Riccardi is the best! I came to her because I own a small business and have been keeping the books myself since opening about 6 months ago. I wanted to make sure I was on top of everything. I was not. Ms. Riccardi helped me get my books cleaned up and did a superb job with my financial reporting needs and had excellent tax advice for me for 2015. I tend to have high standards when I am paying someone for something I think I can do myself, but Ms. Riccardi met each of my expectations. She is professional, accessible, and knows her field well. I thought I could save money by taking care of my companies accounting and tax needs myself, but after working with Ms. Riccardi, I will be using her services instead.

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LAUNCH CPA
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Eve K.
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Bryant has been a godsend, literally. He is currently helping us with all our accounting needs and we hope to have a long lasting relationship with him. We are a startup company and made many, MANY beginner errors! So far Bryant has been patient, supportive and knowledgeable with all our needs. He is wonderfully communicative and resourceful, and I am impressed with his ability to jump in and tackle the mountain of accounting work and myriad problems we presented to him. My only regret is not hiring him months ago. I believe with Bryant's guidance we can get back on track and achieve greater success. If you are looking for help, it's definitely worth your time to talk to him!

ALTIUS
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Becky O.
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I had a wonderful experience working with the ALTIUS team. They are very knowledgeable and helped me convert from Quickbooks desktop to Quickbooks online smoothly as well as taught me a few tips along the way. I would recommend their services to any business owners trying to grow their company. Having a great CPA is very important in today's ever-changing market.

  • 24 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Brian H.
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I have been working with Kamal for over 5 years now and she has been wonderful. I trust Kamal 100% with my accounting needs. She has always been there when I have questions with my books. Thanks Kamal for everything.

Count4u
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Betty A.
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Merry Campbell is the financial professional you need on your team, to grow your business, streamline your accounting practices, and increase your bottom line. I have consulted with Merry on many successful business ventures and have enjoyed the experience of working and learning from her. She is a dedicated professional with years of professional experience in business, management, corporate bookkeeping, and tax preparation. She has also helped countless small business and individuals get their financial plans rolling and in place and she can help you too. The reasons you need Merry Campbell involved with your business or individual finances on a professional level are countless, but the most compelling reason to have her on your team is her unwavering personal standards of integrity, honesty and loyalty. Betty Anderson Operations Manager

Ashley P.
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Professional, thorough, & proactive. Tauna goes above and beyond in every aspect. I was so thrilled with her accounting/bookkeeping services I recommended her to my dad for his business. About a week in I get a text out of the blue... "Tauna rocks!" From two very discerning people, she's won our business to be sure, I could not praise her enough.

  • 12 years in business
Vicki S.
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I am a small business owner.I am good at making the money, but balancing my checkbook and coming up with an accurate budget is not me! For many years I wasn't very organized when it came to my finances. Because of the quality of the work that San Diego Business Essentials does, my CPA says that I save far more money each year on my taxes, because of the quality of work and eye for detail that Krista and her company provide.

Transparity Group
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mark S.
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Accounting & Manufacturing help needed at the right time! 20 years ago Mike set us up with a very detailed and complex manufacturing system and we have been using it ever since. I highly recommend Mike for Business systems and accounting systems! Mark

Penni Echols
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Juliann S.
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Penniwise Accounting Services ROCKS! Penni offers services that are crucial to the success of a small business. Thank you Penni for EVERYTHING.

  • 12 years in business
Michael S.
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For a smaller subsidiary like Vifa America, Doaar is a fantastic partner with my full respect and credibility. Vifa uses Doaar for various tasks including accounting at different levels. CEO Michael Sørensen

Donna Stern
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa R.
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Donna's knowledge about Quickbooks and the best way to set up my business accounting has been incredibly helpful as I transitioned to becoming an LLC. I love how available she is to answer questions!

  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Ken R.
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Taking over the family business: I'm young and new to business. The business was plateauing simply because of my workload... especially the paperwork and learning new tax things... so handing that part over to Paul reduced a lot of my workload so I could focus on running my business. Trust is my biggest thing especially with my funds. I was hard on them in the beginning and I still am but I will tell ya... I like the way they talk and handle situations... impresses me enough to relax with that side of the business, I know they can handle the job and organize my taxes/books. I think within the first year I almost doubled in size with just one employee. -Ken

Ultimate Resource
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 28 years in business
Dennis R.
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Kimi has a full understanding of what costs an employer in terms of Workers Compensation, Group Health and Commercial General Liability. She works diligently with me to provide payroll and sales projections, forecast Audits for a client, and closely review classifications to make sure they are proper for the business owner. Working with many businesses, Kimi has a strong view of what affects the cost of insurance. She works with different Agents and Brokers to maintain Open Dialogue on issues that affect the clients she cares for.

ERA Accounting Services
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Toni T.
    Verified review

    DescI am an entrepreneur with two businesses. Shirley has not only help me stay organized, but she educated me on tax and business accounting. She was patient with me and turned my shoe box of receipts into tax day ready forms. My tax preparer was totally elated I was so organized and because Shirley had itemized my deductions correctly, it helped me get a $6,000+ refund check! I would never been able to do it without her! I am no longer afraid of tax time!! Shirley, you are amazing!! ribe your experience with ERA Accounting Services.

    Korky Myers
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Joe B.
    Verified review

    Korky is amazing. Very knowledgeable and accommodating. His prices are ridiculously low for the service he provides. His first hand experience in business as well as his great demeanor and accounting knowledge is an amazing asset to all business owners. I highly recommend his services. I am a small business with not a lot of knowledge on the accounting side of it. He provided me with a great system for balancing sales and inventory with daily ledgers and balance sheets. He gave me the information that put me in charge of exactly how my business is doing and what I can do to grow it and save money. Not to mention year end taxes! Thank You Korky!!

    Joshua Tuttle, CPA
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Valerie D.
      Verified review

      Was recommended Josh for my taxes through a friend and used him for my 2014 filing and he was great! He actually found deductions that I was able to take advantage of and get back more for my taxes than if i would have tried to do it myself online. I own two houses, student loans and a small business. He was competitively priced and had a super quick turnaround. Will recommend him to my other friends! Thank you!

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        Tax preparation and accounting in Orange County, CA. We have been providing tax, accounting, & bookkeeping services in Orange County for 25+ years. Our services include: TAXES: Personal 1040 (E-File Certified) – All states : Business (Corps, LLP, LLC & Sole Prop. Etc) : Non Profits : Payroll and Related TAX Filings : Sales Tax – CA Board of Equalization (E-File Certified) : Property Tax Filings ACCT : All monthly/quarterly/annual reports suited to your needs. Are your taxes overwhelming you? We can help. Our rates are very reasonable and competitive. Please call or contact through e-mail for a free consultation and quotes. Ask about our 1st time discounts. Michael Dobbs & Marie Simon

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        How much does it cost to hire an accountant?

        Accountants’ rates vary based on their education, licenses, experience, and the work for which they are being hired. An accountant may charge an hourly rate when a company or individual needs their services on a short-term basis, such as when performing an audit or requesting assistance setting up a financial database or process. Hourly rates can range as widely as $40 per hour to $300 or more per hour, depending on your geographic location and the accountant. Check out the average hourly rate for accounting services in your region.

        Accountants may offer a package rate for weekly, monthly or annual services to reward ongoing customers. Many accountants offer online services where small businesses can access online accounting software and payroll assistance, and the accountant — for a monthly or other recurring fee — provides financial analysis and reporting of their numbers. For basic monthly accounting services, an accountant might charge anywhere from $75 to $500 or more, depending on what was included in a given package, the size of the client’s business, and the complexity of work requested. Nationally, full-time staff accountants earn between $40,000 and $80,000, depending on experience and other factors.

        What is an accountant?

        Accountants are financial professionals who have received an accounting degree from a four-year university or college. By trade, accountants prepare, maintain and examine the financial statements of an individual, business or institution. An accountant prepares reports for tax purposes and can also perform audits of public companies. Common tasks include creating budgets, analyzing profits and losses of a company, processing payroll, preparing financial statements for company leadership, and creating and maintaining financial database systems for a company.    

        Accountants do not automatically have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation unless they have passed the Uniform CPA Examination and received the proper license. Regardless of whether they are CPA certified or not, accountants can assist businesses and individuals with bookkeeping and financial reporting, while CPAs are more knowledgeable in tax codes as a result of the CPA licensing examination and continuing education requirements. CPAs are also eligible to represent clients before the IRS if audit support is required, while a non-CPA accountant is not. Academic background, years in the field and professional reputation all can affect an accountant’s rates.

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