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8. Coastal Accounting & Consulting
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Individual Tax Preparation

Offers remote services
Discounts available
  • Serves Daytona Beach, FL
Owning & operating a business of my own, it’s easy for bookkeeping to quickly take a backseat to the day-to-day activity. I found myself scrambling during tax season to reconcile a year worth of business transactions. With Coastal's help, I am now able to focus on what I do best, and leave the books & accounting to true professionals. Their attention to detail and responsiveness have been second to none. They provide easy access to innovative tools that would cost a fortune to source independently. Coastal has even have gone further than I ever expected with their service, from helping me research the right credit card for my business, to recommendations on topics such as retirement and tax savings. Coastal Accounting & Consulting has quickly evolved into more than just a service I utilize, they have become a partner, a pillar supporting the integrity of my business’ financial stability & well-being. If you are looking for guidance, accuracy, and a team you can truly rely on - look no further than Coastal Accounting & Consulting. It won’t be long before you realize they are the difference makers that your business can’t live without.See more

$250

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$250

starting cost

Owning & operating a business of my own, it’s easy for bookkeeping to quickly take a backseat to the day-to-day activity. I found myself scrambling during tax season to reconcile a year worth of business transactions. With Coastal's help, I am now able to focus on what I do best, and leave the books & accounting to true professionals. Their attention to detail and responsiveness have been second to none. They provide easy access to innovative tools that would cost a fortune to source independently. Coastal has even have gone further than I ever expected with their service, from helping me research the right credit card for my business, to recommendations on topics such as retirement and tax savings. Coastal Accounting & Consulting has quickly evolved into more than just a service I utilize, they have become a partner, a pillar supporting the integrity of my business’ financial stability & well-being. If you are looking for guidance, accuracy, and a team you can truly rely on - look no further than Coastal Accounting & Consulting. It won’t be long before you realize they are the difference makers that your business can’t live without.

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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.  

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a tax preparer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to conduct an appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic is virtually, as this will ensure that you remain within the CDC's social distancing guidelines.

Ask tax professional near you if they would be willing to give a consultation via phone call, Zoom, Skype or other video conferencing software to discuss the scope of work. Also, ask them how they handle payments and whether they will be able to conduct all of their services remotely.

What is a tax preparer called?

A tax preparer can take the form of several different job titles, but they must have an IRS Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) to be authorized to prepare federal tax returns, according to the IRS. Some titles may include enrolled agents, who are licensed by the IRS, as well as certified public accountants (CPAs). Some tax attorneys may offer tax preparation and planning services, though not all are qualified to do this.

Is it worth it to pay someone to do your taxes?

There are several reasons it could be worth it to have an experienced professional do your taxes instead of self-filing. For example, it can help reduce the chance of you making a mistake that could land you in trouble with the IRS. And, it could save you time for other important tasks. If you have a side job, rental property or many assets, having someone do your taxes can pay off in the short- and long-run.

Contact several tax professionals near you to discuss your needs and get free estimates. Then, decide if hiring a pro is right for you.

Is it better to have a CPA do your taxes?

Hiring a certified public accountant (CPA) could be a better option instead of doing your taxes by yourself, but it depends on your tax situation and preferences. Having a CPA do your taxes is usually recommended if you have a business or any type of side job, or if you’ve been contacted by the IRS for a tax-related matter. Others who can benefit are those who own rental properties or have many assets. You can also hire a CPA if you need help understanding what deductions or credit you might qualify for.

Can I use digital payments to pay for tax preparation services?

Before you hire a tax professional, visit their business profile to see how they handle payments. Many CPAs and tax experts accept digital payments through Venmo, PayPal, Square Cash, Zelle and other online platforms. More businesses may be changing their payment methods to accommodate social distancing. Check with your tax preparer to see how they handle payments. 

Does a tax preparer need to enter my home?

It is not typically necessary for a tax preparer to enter your home. Many CPAs and tax professionals operate remotely. Ask the tax professional if they can conduct their services remotely, and see what precautions they have in place during social distancing.

Reviews for Daytona Beach tax preparers
Thumbtack Customer
Brett prepared my 2016 taxes. Wasn't able to do my own anymore because of HSA and I was afraid of messing it up. Brett was kind, professional and very capable. I am most definitely using him next year!!! Very happy right now!!
Brett Porter, E.A.Brett Porter, E.A.
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