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East Bay Bookkeepers

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  • 26 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristin W.
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I would highly recommend AKD accounting, Kathleen goes above and beyond to assist her clients and is always available to answer questions. Working with her comes very easy despite the stresses that can be related to taxes. She has streamlined our accounting and added great input and advice in the future directions of our business. She has always worked with us even when time is pressing. She is beyond proficient, professional and has become an interval part of our professional team. Whether it's bookkeeping needs or tax time she is a great assets to our business and personal accounting needs.

Raymond Young CPA Accty Corp
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Geraldibe J.
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Very happy with them and their rates. Went through an audit for my business with another firm which cost an enormous amount of money. Went through the second with Raymond and it cost a fraction. Absolutely amazing work. Very pleasant to work with and will never go to another auditor again.

  • 14 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy S.
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We hired TMB to do some clean up work after our last bookkeeper. What was supposed to be a quick assignment, quickly turned into a long term relationship. Tamika-Marie, was prompt and thorough in her assessment of our financial status, help us switch to a better accounting platform and mitigated our expenses by adding apps instead of the 12 different systems we were using. I recommend her to any small business looking to re-evaluate the operations.

Safwat & Marston Inc.
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Thesia B.
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As a busy entrepreneur with 4 companies JNM Associates handles the bookkeeping for all 4 of my companies and the intricacies associated with that. JNM Associates is professional and I have peace of mind that they keep me on track.

CFC Business Solutions
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Joyce F.
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Corina's work is meticulous. She is precise, reliable and thorough. She's very knowledgeable and I enjoy working with her. I highly recommend her!

OnePoint Services
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sean C.
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I am the president of a local youth soccer league in Santa Cruz and we needed someone to do our taxes and bookeeping for us. As a non-profit I was looking for someone who had experience dealing with non-profits. Rebecca and OnePoint Services ended up being a complete blessing for us. Not only did she get our taxes in order (and that was a tall task in itself) but she also identified many deficiencies in our finances and made several recommendations for us to be more efficient and save money. All of Rebecca's recommendations and advice have resulted in tremendous changes in the way we are now running things. She is very knowledgable, kind and efficient and is wonderful to deal with. Her expertise is brilliant. I couldn't give a higher recommendation for someone than for what Rebecca and OnePoint Services has done for us!!

JG Bookkeeping
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Craig R.
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Jeannene did a great job. She responds almost immediately to all questions, she is reliable and delivered the work very quickly. Most importantly, her experience and knowledge is impressive.

PS Bookkeeping
3.0
from 1 review
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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Services include: * Accounts Payable * Accounts Receivable * Bank Reconciliations * Data Entry * Payroll * 1099s * QuickBooks I provide bookkeeping for all types of business and personal bookkeeping. I am a QuickBooks expert, knowledgeable, accurate, and with high energy, with over 5 years experience. I do bookkeeping quickly, timely and accurately. I enjoy my work. I will do the following: * Install or upgrade QuickBooks and Microsoft Office on your computer. * Work in your office or mine, or log on to your system remotely. * Create a chart of accounts especially designed for your business. A well-designed chart of accounts will ensure your expenditures are posted to the right accounts to maximize your tax deductions. * Do data entry, bill paying, billing, bank deposits, filing, and collections. * Open, sort, and deal with mail, problems, and papers. * Do bank and credit card reconciliations either online or by hand. I do reconciliations quickly and to the penny. * Solve problems with vendor accounts, late payments, and inaccurate billing. * Prepare and organize any reports you or your tax preparer need. * Backup your data onto a flash drive or CD for you, so your data never gets lost. * Send your tax preparer the well-organized files they need. * Set up remote access between your office and mine, so that you can have a virtual bookkeeper. I will do the work evenings or on weekends, or whenever you are not using QuickBooks. * Set up organizational and filing systems. Your office will be entirely organized, so that you can focus on growing your business! * Provide a one-hour free consultation either at your place of business or at a local meeting place to determine your needs. * Work for you all year or for as many hours you need to get caught up. * Take on special projects. Need to get up to date on your business or personal records? I will bring you up to the present after years of neglect. If you have let things go for a few years, and need someone to organize and enter several years of random paper or even reconstruct several years, I am the bookkeeper for you. I will provide references for you. I am honest, accurate, prompt, and quick. When I say I am going to do something or keep an appointment, I do. You are busy becoming successful; let me deal with the paperwork that is slowing you down and interfering with your growth! Email or call me. My rate starts as low as $40 per hour or a flat fee starting at $400 a month.

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Please take me off the list. I am not registered any more. I am very busy now. I don' think I have time to accept any offer. May be later. Bye-bye. Thank you.

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Your books contain valuable information to help you run your business, so it's important that your bookkeeping is accurate and up-to-date. After we've updated your books, we can design and run critical reports that will give you great insight into making the right decisions for your growing business.

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Also provide overall business consulting services with a focus towards client development and retention, marketing and assisting small business owners in the development of their networking skills. I also teach business owners how to protect themselves from dishonest employees and accounting personnel.

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I provide accounting services, bookkeeping, payroll preparation, and tax preparation. I can help you organize your business and increase your profit.

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My employer keep calling me back.

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Customer centered Bookkeeping services leading to more profits and reassurance about business success in the future.

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I am a San Francisco-based bookkeeping service. I have 18 years of bookkeeping and accounting experience working with for profit and nonprofit. I have experience processing full cycle A/P, A/R, Payroll (bi-weekly, semi-monthly, IRA checks and monthly commissions), HR, general ledger, P&L, balance sheet, trial balance, journal entries, government and WC audits. My skills and my dedication to good work ethics will help your business know where it stands financially and excel to its highest potential.

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My services stand out from everybody else because not only do I do bookkeeping but I also do housecleaning, promoting as well as babysitting you name it I do it.

  • 26 years in business
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Since 1992, we have provided software consulting and professional bookkeeping services to a variety of businesses, including service professionals (architects, attorneys, engineers, etc.) and construction, wholesale, distribution, retail establishment and nonprofit organizations. Our role in the process is very simple. We provide the bookkeeping services in order for your CPA to complete your income tax return and other financial services. The following is a general list of the services we offer: * Accounts Payable * Accounts Receivable * Payroll * Sales Tax * Audit Assistance * Software Setup and Training * Hardware/Network Referrals In addition to the above services, we offer software training in a group environment or on an individual basis.

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Benchmark Bookkeeping provides customized bookkeeping services to businesses throughout Napa County. We have a team of qualified accountants to help you with any or all of your bookkeeping needs. We cover every industry, and we can work remotely from our office or come to you!

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I'm a CPA who provides bookkeeping consulting and financial reporting, accounting system implementation, internal control design and individual and not-for-profit tax preparation. I specialize in working with not-for-profit entities.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

Check out the average hourly rate for accounting services in your area.

Who can file my taxes?

Any individual with a preparer tax identification number (PTIN) is eligible to file your income taxes on your behalf. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean they will be the best candidate to provide the help you need with your income tax preparation. The IRS explains that CPAs, attorneys and enrolled agents are all allowed to legally represent their clients before the IRS. They have a more thorough understanding of tax code than an individual operating solely with a PTIN or an Annual Filing Season Program participant who provides their services on a volunteer basis. Consider the complexity of your tax return and what level of expertise you’ll require. Before entrusting someone with your private financial and personal information, do some research on their qualifications. The IRS has a searchable database where you can verify the background and credentials of your income tax preparation professional. Once you have selected someone, ask about their service fees and confirm their availability. Then provide them with all the documentation they require, including W-2s, 1099s and more. Always ask to review the paperwork before it is submitted, and never sign a blank tax return.

How much does it cost to get taxes done?

Hiring a professional to help with income tax preparation can be priceless. Pro help can mean no mistakes and a maximized tax return. The cost to get your income taxes done depends on the professional you hire. Tax attorneys or in-demand CPAs will often have the highest rates for their services. Next in the pricing tier are enrolled agents, who will usually have higher rates than individuals solely working with a preparer tax identification number (PTIN). Nationally, the average cost of income tax preparation ranges from $150 to $190. Income tax preparation prices can also vary based on where you live and the complexity of your tax returns. Here are some examples of average income tax preparation prices from an enrolled agent:  

  • Taxpayers filing only a W-2 tax form: $50.
  • Taxpayers filing a W-2 along with additional tax forms such 1099-INT and 1098-E: $150.
  • Taxpayers with several tax forms and one or two additional considerations such as a rental property, investment transactions, K-1 income, 1099-MISC or a simple small business: $225.
  • Taxpayers with multiple activities (rentals, K-1 income, small business, etc.), several stock transactions and more: $395.

Nationally, the average hourly rate nationally for a tax prep professional ranges between $150 and $450.  

Actual Requests

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Need Tax Preparation

Sunol, CA

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  • Services needed
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    My partner and I will need our taxes done together.
  • $360
    Average price

Need Tax Preparation Services

Hayward, CA

  • Entity type
  • Services needed
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    need form c 1040 and 540
  • $137.75
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