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Tampa Tax Consultants

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Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roseline T.
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I needed help filing for taxes and I had a bit of a complicated tax situation as I live and work abroad and after posting the job, Shane responded and quickly began working on my tax refund and literally completed everything in about 24 hours! I couldn't be happier with the attention and service and it was easy working for him even from an entire ocean away! This is definitely not the last time I'll be going to him for my accounting needs, highly recommended!

Guardian Accounting Group
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Hector V.
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I just recently used Steve Ribble at Shrink my Taxes to complete my 2012 filings. All around a great experience. As a self-directed trader i have had many questions in the past years that I've never really be able to get clear answers to from my regular tax guy and others I've talked with regarding what is best for "my business" at this point in time. Steve did a fantastic job. He served not only as a tax preparer but as a consultant and tax coach. A trader himself his knowledge of things like trader status, exemptions, mark2market, LLC's, and S-corp's are superb. Shrink my taxes also has a Client portal which made interacting and providing necessary tax info a breeze. I would recommend Steve and his company to anyone and especially to those who are just starting or building trading related businesses.

A. Leake Accounting Inc
4.6
from 24 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Robert N.
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I can only say that I wish I had met with Mr. Leake many years ago. I had used H&R block and it was the worst experience of my life, they left deductions and had left me with an incredible tax bill. I reviewed the return and found that they had not entered all the tax I had paid. The first response was oh no, we did everything perfect, it took five minutes just to get them to look at the error... needless to say, I will never go or even consider recommending H&R block. Now, Mr. Leake, I will tell everyone about him and how he is able to find all the hidden tax breaks that I had never heard of, being a prior IRS agent makes me feel comfortable that things will be prepared correctly and acceptable to the IRS. I believe we all should pay our fair share of taxes to help run this country but, how much is too much, Mr. Leake finds that fine line between the two and makes everyone happy. I have a new account now for life, even if you have submitted your taxes, it would be highly advised you make an appointment and review them with Mr. Leake, you will be amazed at what he can do for you, thanks Mr. Leake, Rob

EZ Tax Solutions, Inc.
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Jody N.
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We actually had Annette Hoffstatter as our tax preparer. She was able to get us in quickly (since the deadline was closely approaching) and complete our taxes in just a few days. She sat with us to learn of our financial situation and ensure us the largest reimbursement we qualified for.

Nationwide Tax
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Denisse V.
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I had past due taxes from California, current taxes from Florida, recently separated and in the middle of child custody; Needless to say, I had no idea where to begin with my handful of W2s from two different states, as well as my new life arrangements. Nation Wide Tax was very professional and knowledgeable and was able to help me in a timely manner. Without a doubt I will be a returning customer for next years tax season. I strongly recommend his services.

  • 8 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Courtney L.
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Janice was extremely timely in getting me in to sit down with her. She was very helpful, and it's such a relief to know that my quarterly tax payments are in good hands. I'm looking forward to working with her in the future, and I know that she'll take the time and make the communication necessary to get the job done right. Thanks, Janice!

Accounting Services & More
4.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tom P.
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Helped with my tax return from a prior year. He was very knowledgeable about the tax law. His service was fairly priced compared to the national tax offices.

  • 20 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jim N.
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Mavis is a very experienced tax preparer, bookkeeper and paralegal. And she is very pleasant to work with!

  • 34 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Corinth C.
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Jim is one of the most loyal, trustworthy and throughout Tax Accountant that a small business can have. He is the ideal fit for small business owners who need a resource to rely in the get their financials and taxes done without the headache/concern for the details. He assisted my small business for over 2 consecutive years and I recommend him highly.

JLR Services
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Rosalee M.
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JLR Financial Consulting & Tax Service was excellent. I will be using him again.

Liberty Tax
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Blessings P.
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Candi at Liberty Tax was very friendly and provided great knowledge for our business tax. She helped with organizing our receipts to assure we received accurate deductions. She also assisted with getting a payment arrangement from the IRS because we owed.

FLEXA Accounting LLC
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alaina D.
Verified review

Very knowledgeable and affordable! I would recommend her services to anyone needing personal taxes or business accounting.

Premium Tax Resolutions
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jose D.
Verified review

I would give Barret at Premium Tax Resolutions an A++ I am very happy with the quality of service received.

  • 20 years in business
Elizbeth K.
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I had a bad audit from the IRS and was in serious trouble. I didn’t know what to do and who to turn to. I did my research for about a whole week until I settled with Legacy Tax Resolution Services. They told me in detail about some similar cases they had worked in the past and what kind of a strategy they’d be using for me. I felt confident enough so I decided to put my trust in them. In the end, they worked out a better deal with the IRS than I could ever have hoped for. Thanks Legacy Tax Resolution Services, you’ve got yourself one happy customer!

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We offer business and personal tax return preparation, including tax planning and resolving any IRS problems. Full accounting services are also offered.

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At Rapid Tax 1, we are dedicated to preparing federal, state and local income tax returns to your complete satisfaction. Our tax preparers will work with you during the tax interview and provide you with the attention and service you deserve. We ask questions to accurately determine your tax liability, identify all the deductions and credits you're entitled to and work to get you the maximum refund or the lowest liability possible.

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I'm not a big-box tax accountant. I'm available for the personal touch 12 months a year.

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I GET MY CUSTOMERS THE HIGHEST LEGALLY REFUND POSSIBLE.. I LOOK FOR DEDUCTIONS IN EVERY POSSIBLE CORNER TO ASSIST MY CUSTOMER IN LOWERING THEIR PROBABLE TAX BILL.

  • 18 years in business
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JA Financial Services has more than a decade of experience providing high quality accounting, tax and financial planning. We offer excellent customer service to all our clients.

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I assist people in completing online tax returns and show what they can claim for deductions to help them get higher refunds or educate them on what they can do to lower their tax liabilities. I also have an online clothing and jewelry boutique. Both have items for both men and women. I offer discounts to church groups that place large orders for ushers, choir, and youth groups.

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Prepare and Efile individual's federal and state tax returns, give tax advise, do financial planning.

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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