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Tinas Taxes
from 135 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 217 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle S.
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Tina made me feel completely comfortable while i was totally nervous with past due taxes. She knows her business and gets the job done! Her knowledge will help you through all your tax needs. I had best experience and I will refer anyone who needs tax and bookkeeping services to her.

Denali Accountants
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 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

  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Eric F.
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Global Gate Tax and accounting bookkeeping has been handling my company books for the last year and a half. everything has been outstanding. Mr.Safwan is very responsive and quick to return emails, also available to talk whenever i need to. She explains numbers and breaks down reports to make

  • 12 years in business
Luis A.
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We were very happy with the bookkeeping and Quickbooks Online training services provided by San Diego Business Essentials. As a fast growing startup company we required a lot of help with our accounting and we received round the clock support from their bookkeepers. We would highly recommend their bookkeeping and training services.

Transparity Group
from 6 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Robby H.
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Mike is a true professional! You can tell when you talk to him, knows what he's doing, and he knows how everything needs to be setup. He was able to completely straighten out our books after 2yrs of being in business without any real bookkeeping. Shorty after Mike finished, we were able to secure a 100k line of credit thanks to his work! Thanks Mike!

Velasco Solutions
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sam C.
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Emma does a great job with our bookkeeping. She is very organized, time efficient and knowledgeable. I highly recommend her!

  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Wendi R.
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I have always been able to rely on Paul to thoughtfully answer my questions about personal finances, have appreciated his guidance before making investment decisions, and, of course, am grateful for his tax preparation services. Paul possesses solid accounting skills, is professional and timely in his communication, and is able to put me at ease by explaining financial details at my level of understanding. I highly recommend Paul and San Diego Tax and Bookkeeping, Inc.!

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sherri L.
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Loke quickly found and solved the problem I was having on Quick Books. I trust her knowledge to help me in the future if need be.

ERA Accounting Services
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.

    • 9 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Mathew J.
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    Taxes for personal and business

    from 1 review
    • 6 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Stephanie C.
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    Very knowledgeable nice gentlemen. I referred everyone I know to him. Very professional mannerisms and works hard on making sure its correct.

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


    Insight Bookkeeping & Payroll Solutions provides on-site or virtual bookkeeping and accounting for small, mid-size, and fast growing businesses. Our mission is to help small business owners succeed by helping them obtain timely, relevant, and reliable financial information. This information enables owners to make more informed decisions, increase their profit and cash flow, decrease their tax liabilities, and obtain financing.


    We offer a bookkeeping service in San Diego area. We are a certified pro bookkeeper, offering accounting services, payroll, taxes, and more! Call for a free consultation, rates, and additional info. We look forward to working with you!


    We provide bookkeeping and accounting services for our clients. We could travel to our client or work remotely. Any short-term or long-term work relationship is accepted.


    I set up and maintain accounting and bookkeeping records, file taxes, and aid in business planning. I am familiar with many accounting software packages including QuickBooks.


    Leahy Financial Services offers a variety of professional services to individuals and small- to medium-sized companies. Some of the many services we specialize in include the following: * Full Service Monthly Bookkeeping We offer full cycle bookkeeping including accounts payables, accounts receivables, cash management, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, up to working with your tax accountant and/or CPA. * Clean up and/or Catch up Bookkeeping Whether you have fallen behind or still need to start your bookkeeping, we will set up your books and get your bookkeeping caught up ASAP for a low flat fee. * In-House Bookkeeping Set Up In-house bookkeeping set up includes, but is not limited to, software and installation, software configuration, will catch your bookkeeping up, then provide on-site training. * Full Payroll Services Payroll services include, but is not limited to timesheet processing, check/direct deposit processing and distribution, quarterly and annual payroll tax payment preparation and filing, and payroll bookkeeping. * Consulting Services We will review and analyze your accounting to ensure all necessary processes, procedures and internal controls are in place to minimize potential threats of theft, fraud, or even accounting or operational errors that could have a significant impact on your financials. * Other Clerical Support We can provide assistance with data entry, filing, letter drafting, marketing, portfolio websites, business plans, and more. Contact us today for a free consultation and quote. You can now get an E-Quote through our website!


    We offer the following services: * Bookkeeping * Forecasting * Budgeting * Sales Tax Preparation * Personal Income Tax Return * Preparing Financial Reports


    I am an independent contractor specializing in accounting and bookkeeping. I can help you set up QuickBooks, enter data, check your balance sheet and income statement, and I can calculate various financial ratios to show you how your business is doing. I am just getting started, so I don't have a solid business plan yet, but if you have a bookkeeping or accounting need, just let me know, and I will fulfill it. Thank you for choosing Fuqua Bookkeeping.


    We are your go to for your business needs, such as entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses. We specialize in all general accounting functions, such as reconciling of general ledger accounts, accounts receivables, accounts payable, payroll, benefits, and preparing financial statements. We are also procuring insurances for companies, including healthcare coverage.


    We offer full-service accounting to businesses in the Southern, CA, area. We come to the company's offices, review each month posting in the journal, make any corrections, and review the financial statements with the owners. We, also, will prepare and file quarterly or monthly tax reports for the IRS and the California tax authorities. At the end of the year, we do the tax returns for the businesses and responsible parties. We will also represent clients in any exams or collections by the IRS or the California tax authorities. We take on individual clients for representation with the IRS. This includes offers in compromise and installment agreements and back reports. We offer bookkeeping services on and off the premises, as well.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 a Tax Preparer

    Carlsbad, CA

    • Entity type
    • Services needed
    • Details
      need someone to help with my taxes for last year. I have 1099's and my profit and loss statement with expenses and mileage.
    • $201
      Average price

    Need an Accountant

    Oceanside, CA

    • Accounting needs
      Other (profit and loss statement)
    • Annual sales/income
    • Details
      Needed for divorce
    • $175
      Average price

    Need an Accountant

    San Diego, CA

    • Service type
      Bookkeeping, General accounting, Accounts receivable/payable, Budgeting, Forecasting
    • Sales
      $0 to $1M
    • Details
      Hello, I am growing growing solo law office that would like to keep track of my progress. I would like to develop a method of tracking accounts receivable and accounts payable, ascertain the cost of client acquisition, the cost of recurring monthly overhead, miscellaneous expenses and onetime expenses. Develop and maintain a cost benefit analysis for determining the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, recurring monthly expenses and overall time expenditure. Just purchased quickbooks pro 2013 and find it time consuming and difficult to use. Can you help?
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