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MTG Accounting &Tax, LLC
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Teneia T.
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My experience with Greg was great!! I am a small business owner of less than a year. My bookkeeping skills weren't exactly up to standards of file and print. He was very helpful with helping me understand what I needed to make sure filing taxes was easier. He was very patient with me, considering the fact that I called and texted him with every question that came to mind. Since I work 6 days a week Greg was very accommodating by driving at least an hour away to help me prepare my paperwork to file my taxes. He gave me tons of information regarding future tax filings, great accounting tips and tips on how to make my business run smoother financially.

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J&R Accounting Group LLC
4.7
from 40 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hassan Z.
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J&R Accounting is one of the best Tax preparation services in the area. I hired them to prepare my 2014 Tax return, they went above and beyond my request and provided additional support with no additional charges. The quote was fair. I have to point out that Shaimal is really a customer centric person. I will absolutely come back next year and re-hire J&R to prepare my 2015 Tax return.... Way to go J&R , keep up the good work!

Hodge Group, LLC
5.0
from 37 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Bill C.
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Tom has been handling all of our tax work since 1992, from monthly sales tax filings to a full scale IRS audit. He was with me while an IRS examiner spent two and a half days at our office, answering questions and providing backup material. All ended well as Tom said it would, because our returns were done properly, and all supporting documentation was available. We have been happy with the Hodge Group for over 20 years, and use them for everything for our bookkeeping, accounting, and tax prep. Two thumbs up!!!!

  • 18 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Dr. R.
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Will came to my office on time. I needed significant help catching on my accounts reconciliation. He will take the time to get to know your business for accuracy in your bookkeeping. I've already referred him to other clients

Shamrock CPA vCFO Services
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Christopher F.
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We met Steve at a DuPage County networking event and was impressed by his professionalism. Steve has been guiding us for the past three years as our accountant and bookkeeper. His knowledge and attention to detail has helped make my company aware of any tax savings and programs that benefit us. He is proactive by emailing his clients how changes in the tax plans will affect our business. We consult with Steve before we make any major changes in our business. If he doesn’t know the answer he will research and find out what we need to know. I feel confident in recommending Steve’s accounting services. He is not only thorough, but also easy to work with and always willing to take the time to discuss any concerns my business partner and I have. He is quick to respond to our questions and provide us with answers we understand.

Chris G.
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Work was handled promptly and efficiently with any follow up questions being fully addressed. Jeannine is an enthusiastic and reliable person to work with.

Temida Tax Solutions
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Debbie H.
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She was wonderful

A & A Bookkeeping
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
Jane L.
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I have been working with Ana for over 12 years now. She knows my QuickBooks inside and out. She does an excellent job and feel confident in her work. She is always available when I need her. I highly recommend A & A

  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Poonam G.
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Thumbtack provided opportunity to reach out to many professionals and find the best match. I appreciate all the professionals that responded to my needs.

Dominique M.
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LaShonde does my bookkeeping monthly. She is always finding ways to save my company money and she ensures my invoices get paid on time. She is highly recommended!!!

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I provide bookkeeping and tax services including the following: * Tax Preparation * Bookkeeping * Tax Consultation * Tax Returns * E-Filing * Audit Assistance

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We offer the following services: * Business Incorporation * Payroll and Corporate Taxes * Bookkeeping * On-Site Quickbook Installation * Strategic Business Planning with Budgeting * Property Management We work one on one with clients and explain the business and financial process in detail. Accounting network adds value beyond the numbers!

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I have previous working experience as a bookkeeper for both small/start-up companies and larger/established companies. I offer the following bookkeeping services: * AP/AR * Invoicing * Bank/Credit Card Reconciliation * Generating Monthly Financial Reports * Payroll Processing * General Ledger Cleanup * Experienced user of QuickBooks

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Accounting and bookkeeping performed by a degreed accountant. I cater to short or long term projects. I prefer local area.

  • 3 years in business
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I love my customers. I want you to focus on your business and let me handle the bookkeeping side of things. I will meet with you remotely once a month to go over your financials with you.

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My firm provides the following services: *Payroll Services *Sales Tax *Income Taxes - Personal *Income Taxes- Corporations and Partnerships *Estate and Trusts *Bank Reconciliation *Accounting and Bookkeeping

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I have the experience in accounting, payroll, bookkeeping, accounting payable, and accounting receivable. I am capable to drive the month-end closing process, to prioritize and to meet deadline. I am proficient with Excel, Microsoft office, and QuickBooks, and I'm able to handle all facts of accounting functions, including A/P, A/R and payroll. I am also experienced in processing invoices collection, bank receivables, and account reconcile and researching various projects as necessary. I can also assist order purchase as well as enter inventory processing. I can handle the office-related internal and external matters. I am an experienced worker in a team environment and excellent customer service.

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I do the work myself not using Quick Books.

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Owens Bookkeeping and tax is a growing, dynamic firm that in addition to timely and professional accounting and tax works.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I am a CPA with over 15 years of experience. I have worked in a start-up business, service-type businesses and ABL auditor within the banking industry. I am proficient in Excel, Word and QuickBooks. I can actually handle any system. I am pursuing clients who need a bookkeeper/general accountant.

  • 18 years in business
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My passion, dedication and tenacity are geared toward providing positive lasting solutions for you on every level.

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.

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.

Check out the average hourly rate for accounting services in your area.

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.

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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