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Palm Desert Tax Preparers

Browse these tax preparation services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Palm Desert.

William H. Witbrodt, CPA
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela L.
Verified review

Bill prepared my tax returns in a timely manner and l was very happy to find out it was getting a refund. Highly recommend.

Ask My Tax Man Joe
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff F.
Verified review

Joe Tames is the most knowledgable and trustworthy proffessional I know in the financial world. I feel completely confident knowing that Joe has my financial arm of my business in his hands. I would highly recommend Joe for all of your tax needs, big or small.

McVay's Bookkeeping and Tax
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Vicki W.
Verified review

Cynthia was very professional when she did our tax amendment. I really was impressed by her knowledge and skills. She gave us some good advice on how we can get money back instead of ALWAYS owing. We will definitely go back to her for our 2017 taxes. I highly recommend her services plus her prices are very reasonable.

Jvmbusiness Services
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Joyce R.
Verified review

John Moss is a professional and truly makes you feel as though there is no dumb question. I appreciate his sense for the business and would definitley recommend his services to others.

S&R Notary & Tax Solutions
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Royal S.
Verified review

Rose was on time and pleasant to deal with. She was professional, helpful, price was right, and I would use again.

  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Marjorie W.
Verified review

I have been using Kellie's tax service for several years now. I started using Kellie's services when I was a single mom living in Yucaipa, CA. In 2007 I moved to Maui, Hawaii, married, and now my husband and I both rely on her expertise in handling all our income tax concerns. Throughout the year she is available to answere all my payroll and tax deduction question as things change. I am proud to say she's not only professional, she's my friend!

Michael E. Greenberg, CPA
5.0
from 1 review
    Jason W.
    Verified review

    Mike has been wonderful to work with. I have had a very stressful two years of trying to deal with the IRS and FTB on my own and Mike has taken that burden off my shoulders. I highly recommend Mike for taxes, 1099's, IRS or FTB issues, etc.

    • 24 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    We provide professional accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and tax preparation for small, medium businesses and individuals. Our services are catered to our client's individual needs. Services include: A/R, A/P, payroll, general ledgers, full bookkeeping, tax preparation, tax planning and new business start-up services. Our clients base includes Construction, Retail, computer Tech, Dance/Taekwondo Studios, Doctors, Lawyers, Automotive shop and Food Chain. Professionalism with over 35 years of accounting services. We are eager to meet with you and help you in your financial needs. We specialized in Construction accounting, including Public works, Certified Payroll reporting, DIR reporting, Labor Compliance.

    About

    Certified Tax Preparation and Accounting has over 30 years of accounting, tax preparation, and legal experience(s) in dealing with the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, and State Board of Equalization. No client is too big or too small to get the representation and services to which you are legally entitled and can afford. All services offered are tailored to the client's needs and requirements. Our client satisfaction and retention is greater than 96% and includes representation from attorney's, CPA's, enrolled agents, accountants, or bookkeepers as the situation dictates and deemed necessary for resolution. Thus, services are comprehensive and affordable. The services provided are customized to the client's needs and are as follows: accounting; profit and loss statements; payroll services, year end preparation of W-2's; 1099's, and preparation of all taxes of prior year delinquent or unfiled taxes; and multistate returns negotiation of settlements for tax liabilities, liens, levies, and wage garnishments. Audit representation is available before all taxing agencies. Tax planning and liability projections are also available upon request. Certified Tax Preparation and Accounting is a versatile company with mobile capabilities. We come to you to assure accurate, complete, and timely compilation of returns. To the client, this means convenience and thorough assimilation of information; thus, there are minimal potential costly delays in processing data and filing of returns. All services are reasonable and affordable tailored to your specific needs. It is our belief at Certified Tax Preparation and Accounting that all clients deserve the best treatment because we work for your benefit and resolution of your concerns and problems. Consequently, get the competence and service you deserve and can afford. Certified Tax Preparation and Accounting services all of the Coachella Valley, Inland Empire, Upper Desert, and parts of Southern California. Try the best and see the difference from the rest of them.

    About

    Our mission is to provide you with exceptional tax and bookkeeping services at very reasonable rates. We strive to earn your trust as we develop a long-term relationship! Accurate and comprehensive financial record keeping is vitally important to a company's success. Your financial statements are road maps to financial success, showing where you've been, where you stand now, and illuminates the path toward your financial future.

    About

    I do income tax file for individuals and corporations. I do federal and state payroll tax and state sales tax. I do full accounting and reviewing in QuickBooks. I can trip to your location regularly to keep the accounting as bank reconciliation, financial statement and journal adjustment for year-end tax return and for preparing the financial statement to report to financial institution.

    About

    We provide monthly accounting and payroll services to our clients, along with providing income tax preparation. Please check our website for all services we offer.

    About

    I am experienced in preparing business and personal returns. I am accurate and thorough. I care about the client!

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    Leader in motivational speaking. Tax leader with experience gleened with many years spent as an IRS agent. Soccer Coach as well as other sports. 3 of 5 daughters received Soccer scholarships. Currently utilizing said scholarships in College and the Navy.

    About

    Helping individuals and families improve their quality of life is my main objective. I help families prepare and file their taxes. In addition to the tax service, I also provide financial planning education and guidance to individuals and families in growing and protecting their most valuable assets using investment planning and insurance protection.

    • 17 years in business
    About

    We treat our clients as we would want to be treated. We are experienced, have extremely reasonable rates and value each and every client who trusts us with his/her business.

    About

    We do tax preparation and real estate, notary, small business, bookkeeper, accounting, managerial and entrepreneur.

    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    We are available to our clients and very responsive to their questions, requests and needs. We have over 30 years of combined experience in taxation and accounting.

    About

    I offer the following services: * Monthly accounting including period end close, preparation of reconciliations and financial statements, preparation of period end management reporting package, etc. * Accounting projects such as setting up accounting system, establish and/or document accounting policies and procedures consistent with Best Practices, accounting catch up work, G/L clean up, budget preparation, etc. * QuickBooks set-up, training and troubleshooting * Tax advisory, preparation and e-filing for individuals and businesses. My Credentials: * I am a registered tax professional with the IRS and the California Tax Education Council (CTEC) as mandated by the State of California. * I am an Authorized IRS e-File Provider which requires fingerprinting and passing a federal background check. * I have passed all three parts of the SEE exam and have applied for my Enrolled Agent license to practice before the IRS. * I am a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor with Pro, Premier and Enterprise Solutions.

    About

    I am a practicing tax preparer in California. I have attained both a license and the highest level of certification at a national firm that I also work at on occasion. I am retired as an auditor, so I can spend the time to not only do your taxes but to look for opportunities to plan future financial and tax results.

    About

    I have 35 years of tax preparation experience and have been in the Coachella Valley the last 9 years. My entire focus is providing the best possible tax service customized to each client's needs. I work with clients both large and small, the only criteria being that the client wants the best possible professional preparation available in the marketplace.

    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.

    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.  

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