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Forest Park Accountants

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J&R Accounting Group LLC
4.7
from 41 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 103 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!

Lineal CPA
4.4
from 44 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Nini S.
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As a professional myself, I seek Lineal CPA's help to manage my books and financial statements for the current year, and I am very happy with the service they provided. If you are looking for a accounting firm that has the time to give attention to detail, yet possesses the knowledge of some of the best CPA's in Chicago, then Lineal CPA is best choice for you.

  • 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

  • 10 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Paul M.
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Julie has done training and accounting work for me for years. She is reliable and I hold her in the highest regard. I would and have recommended her to other business owners.

David A Hart
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Laura L.
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David has been preparing our corporate taxes for a decade. His work has been outstanding and because of it, we have never had any issues with state or federal agencies. His guidance has been instrumental in establishing accounting records for our business that are professional and workable. He has my highest recommendation.

  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Matthew A.
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This is my second year filing with Larry. He clearly outlines what you need to do, he'll meet with you to talk through it or you can just email him everything. I preferred meeting in-person because I didn't understand a few requirements around my rental property. Turns out I wasn't accounting for some of my costs and he figured out why I should get back additional money. He also found a mistake in my 2014 tax return (done by somebody else) and is re-filing that return for me.

  • 15 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Shannon N.
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My experience with Accurate Accounting was Amazing!!! The level of professionalism was through the roof. Shanta made such a daunting and complex task very comfortable, and understandable. I am definitely entrusting all my tax situations to her. I recommend so many others do the same.

  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Donna S.
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Joanne provides accounting support services. She is knowledgeable and detail-oriented. We are glad to have her assistance and input. She recognizes what needs to be done and needs no supervision.

Margaret Stoch, CPA
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shannon B.
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Margaret has been my personal accountant for over a decade and a half. She was referred to me by a friend during a time of tax trouble that I had unwittingly gotten myself into and I will go nowhere else. I have a unique situation where in one of my professions I am an independent contractor with several business expenses. On the other hand my side hustle consists of an hourly pay rate plus tips. Margaret makes it all so easy. I could not do this without her. Every year she makes a stressful time easier and streamlined. It is almost as if she is a therapist in a time of need. Margaret will always be my accountant and I recommend her highly to anyone, no matter what their situation. Margaret can handle anything with professionalism plus she adds the human component to each individual. Every tax season I laugh at all of the commercials advertising big accounting firms and am so relieved I have Margaret.

Eulo Accounting
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Dayana E.
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Great accountant. Very professional and knows his business extremely well. Knew how to handle my accounts to get the most out of my returns. Helped me reconcile my books, as well as preparing the correct financial statements for my company. Looking forward to working with him next year. Definitely recommend for all your accounting needs.

  • 29 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jaco L.
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They helped me learn how to use Excel Better and even gave me access to their free excel training classes. They also helped me with QuickBooks and set up several custom reports for me to help me understand where my business was making money.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Latessa S.
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Martin and Associates have been doing my taxes for many years now and I have been very pleased with the service.

  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Erin K.
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Leslie is a miracle worker. Our books were a mess before we hired her and she helped / is helping us get totally caught up and compliant. Her advice has been priceless. She has completely taken away several tasks that consumed a good amount of time and worry and given me back piece of mind.

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Our services include: * Bookkeeping * Accounting * Tax preparation * Audit or review * QuickBooks installation * Trouble shooting * Business consulting

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We specialize in helping small businesses with all their accounting needs at an affordable rate. Including, but not limited to, bookkeeping, sales and payroll returns and income tax preparation. We can provide personal tax preparation as well. We take pride in providing all the accounting functions for small businesses so that they focus there efforts on growing their business and making money.

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I have 30 years of experience in tax preparation, business consulting and payroll. I have a BS in accounting, 15 years of government accounting and over 25 years of property management and accounting.

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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!

  • 39 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We do small business accounting and tax preparation for small- to midsize firms. We have been in business since 1979.

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I provide accounting and tax service. I also provide bookkeeping, tax consulting,and tax preparation for individuals and businesses.

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Toman Tax and Accounting is your place for all of your bookkeeping needs. We can do your payroll and all monthly financial statements. We are a small firm that specializes in small businesses. No client is too small. Please call for an exact quote.

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Services offered: - Payroll processing - Benefits reconciliation – audits and reconciling with AP - Workers' compensation – policy administration, audit analysis, contesting audits and updating of claim records - Checkbook reconciliation - Accounts payable – review and validation of invoices and preparation of check file - Accounts receivable - GL management - MIS reporting – strong client reporting and communication structure and client-specific reports - Data entry

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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.

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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