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San Diego Business Accountants

Browse these business accountants with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Diego.

Tinas Taxes
4.9
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.

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James T.
Verified review

John was very responsive and available to address my questions and concerns regarding current and future tax return filings. He made several recommendations and was completely transparent and unselfish in finding the most cost-effective option, which in my case, was to go back to my current preparer and ask him to explore the changes. He is conscientious and I highly recommend him for your tax and accounting needs.

Lori A. Riccardi, CPA
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly S.
Verified review

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
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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!

DeMur Consulting
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brian M.
Verified review

Carla was very knowledgeable about my QuickBooks issue. Professional all the way! I highly recommend Demur for accounting solutions.

Uhart Tax & Financial
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony W.
Verified review

Angela has been taking care of my Income Tax returns for many years, both Personal and Business. I have found her to be exceptionally professional, courteous and efficient. She meets all deadlines and ensures that all of my information is processed and evaluated correctly. I would most highly recommend her services to anyone looking to simplify their tax situation. These services are most reasonably priced for the work provided

  • 12 years in business
Luis A.
Verified review

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.

Velasco Solutions
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Pam C.
Verified review

Emma was great with the accounting for my business. She was quick, effective and definitely knows what she's doing.

Pro Back Office, LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Flossie Hall
Verified review

When I first came to ProBack, I brought an unorganized box of over 10k transactions to sort! Not only did they catch up our books, they have worked with me and my company in every way to make sure my financials are pristine. Book keeping, financial planning and projections and full business support that has been BEYOND invaluable and crucial to the success of my business. Jenn and her team are the best in town. THANK YOU!

  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Wendi R.
Verified review

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.!

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.

    JET SEVEN ACCOUNTING
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 year in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Jim D.
    Verified review

    Lydia went above and beyond to make sure I was well taken care of. She was very genuine, accommodating, and patient. I would definitely recommend to anyone. Thanks again Lydia!

    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!!

    • 9 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Mathew J.
    Verified review

    Taxes for personal and business

    Richard T.
    Verified review

    Mari renegotiated 30 service contracts with two different vendors and saves our clients over $35k a year. Awesome job. Mari also did a cold calling market data survey that turned up extremely valuable results.

    • 37 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    I do financial services, accounting, bookkeeping, A/R, A/P and record maintenance. I also do tax preparation and tax returns. This is for individual 1040, C corporations, S corporations, LLC corporations and nonprofits.

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    I provided the following services: * Tax Preparation * Business Setup * Accounting * Immigration Forms * Divorce * Child Support

    • 6 years in business
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    I am a business, accounting, social media and project management consultant. I balance books, engage customers, and keep projects on track and on budget for small to medium sized businesses.

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    My services include financial statements, payroll, paying taxes and all reports, sales tax, personal property tax statements and QuickBooks cleanup.

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    My services include the following: * all accounting * AR * AP * month- and year-end close * HR * lease review * 401K administration * GL * reconcilitaions

    About

    I am a California CPA with a masters in taxation. I have over 20 years of experience. My services include tax compliance and consulting for individuals, partnerships, corporations and trusts. I offer QuickBooks accounting services, and I am a QuickBooks proadvisor. I also offer payroll services. In addition, I do IRS and FTB audit representation.

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    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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    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.

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