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San Diego Small Business Accountants

Browse these small 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
Kat H.
Verified review

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

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

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.

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.
Verified review

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
Christian V.
Verified review

Carla has been a wonderful consultant to our business for many years. We look forward to growing our business with her for many years to come.

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.

Chris K.
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Iuliana Scheir has provided regular accountant and bookkeeping services for our firm, Wellspring Consulting LLC over nearly two decades. We operate a business in multiple states and Iuliana has always been superb at overseeing and managing our accounting and bookkeeping. Iuliana works closely with me in my role as the Managing Director of our firm, and I have lots of experience with her work. Overall, Iuliana has been an absolutely excellent person to work with. She is highly dedicated and very knowledgeable. She takes pride in what she does. She watches out for our business and will give me thoughtful suggestions and helpful advice as it relates to financials and business performance. Iuliana is also a caring person, and wants the best for her clients. Iuliana is uncompromisingly ethical and rock solid in her values. I recommend her highly!

Velasco Solutions
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Pam C.
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Emma was great with the accounting for my business. She was quick, effective and definitely knows what she's doing.

  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sam S.
Verified review

Great service. I've used Smith-Allen for my accounting and tax needs for the past 2 years. Accurate and affordable their 30 yeas of combined experience has helped my business immeasurably. Try them and you will not be disappointed.

Creative Back Office
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brian M.
Verified review

Creative Back Office put my start up on track. The financial knowledge and services they provided went above and beyond all of my expectations. I couldn’t have asked for anyone better to handle my companies accounting and budgeting. Thank you for everything!

  • 33 years in business
Richard R.
Verified review

Albert has been my accountant and tax guy for over 10 years he is hands on and very attentive to my business accounting and Tax issues. I recommend him for all of your business admin and accounting needs

Mary-Jean Benton
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Sidney G.
    Verified review

    My company starting working with MJ about six month ago and she has been a great asset to us. Her knowledge of accounting and business has been invaluable to improving our systems and accounting practices. She is very easy to work with and always replies back after contact her with a question. Highly recommend.

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

    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

    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.

      Ultimate Resource
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 28 years in business
      Dennis R.
      Verified review

      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.

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

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        I am a professional and detail-oriented bookkeeper with extensive experience in financial recording and reporting using QuickBooks Pro accounting software and MS Excel spreadsheets. All work is completed with sound judgement, diplomacy and confidentiality. I have excellent organizational skills to create an orderly record system for you.

        • 21 years in business
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        I have over 20 years of experience managing a small bookkeeping business and am able to guide other businesses and teach them how to succeed. I am a full charge bookkeeper and a member of the American Professional Bookkeepers. I have clients that are corporations and I specialize in non-profits. I have taken online classes offered by the Internal Revenue Service and Intuit for Quickbooks.

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        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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        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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