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Hoffman Estates Accountants

Browse these accountants with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Hoffman Estates.

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The Beyrak Firm
4.8
from 44 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Steve H.
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This was my first time relying on an accountant to do my taxes I was really happy with my experience. She was very prompt in her correspondence, which I was impressed with considering how close to the tax deadline.

Hodge Group, LLC
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 97 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!!!!

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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
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Tina M.
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Who else can be better to do you taxes than a former tax auditor. After my CPA retired, I hired him to do my taxes and I am very happy with his service.

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J.R. Salvato & Associates
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alyssa R.
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James has been incredibly helpful. I needed help in figuring out what type of business license to get for tax purposes and he went out of his way to provide information and direction. He definitely has a wealth of information. As a total novice to the entrepreneurship world, I don't know what I would have done without him. An added bonus is that he's also very easy to communicate with and I could tell he completely had my interest at heart. I'm definitely coming back to use his services.

  • 15 years in business
  • 13 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.

  • 30 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Larry L.
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Jim is a true accounting professional. He doesn't just care about the numbers, he cares about the individual.

Selden Fox, Ltd.
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer B.
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Don Dvorak is an expert in his field. His extensive knowledge has brought incredible value to both my personal tax situation as well as my business. The level of service is unmatched. I'd recommend Don to anyone needing financial and tax assistance at any level.

taxpreptoday
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Craig W.
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TaxPrepToday takes an individual approach in meeting the needs of their clients. They’re very skilled in understanding policies at the local, state, and federal level to lower your tax obligation.

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
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Yenisleidys B.
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Eulo Accounting gives us friendly service and ongoing problem solving for our day to day accounting and tax issues. They are professional, fast and accurate. Also, they are very responsive to all our questions and needs. I'd definitely recommend them!

Catalano, Caboor & Co.
5.0
from 1 review
  • 31 years in business
Len H.
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Jerry is the best! I always look forward to seeing him during tax season, and feel that he always does his best, most professional work for his clients.

  • 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.

Leslie J Kotrba, CPA
5.0
from 1 review
    Martha E.
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    Ms. Kotrba provides honest, clear tax preparation. She is very professional in her business dealings, but quite approachable and thoroughly trustworthy.

    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Gayle C.
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    So far so good. Khalid was very responsive and quick. As long as the IRS accepts, and doesn't penalize me I'm one happy customer.

    About

    I help companies organize and get ledgers to where they need to be. If you're not good with numbers or managing your corporate structure, give us a call. We will be happy to help or consult with you.

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    I am an accounting specialist and provide a wide range of accounting services such as balance your books, prepare bank deposits and perform bank reconciliations. I can handle A/P, A/R and collection duties for your business, as well as data entry.

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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 have a sincere passion and excitement for accounting. My company's goal is to provide exceptional customer service and accurate accounting records to assist business owners in meeting their goals, make better business decisions and improve profits.

    About

    I am a tax professional. I do Individual Tax Returns. Most returns are e-filed the same day prepared. I do business accounting using QuickBooks. All tax returns are e-filed with no incremental fees. IRS Tax professional. Most return are E-Filed at the Federal & State levels.

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    We are an expert problem solver for tax and accounting issues. We handle small business and individual tax return preparation and planning. Failing to plan is planning to fail. We are QuickBooks certified and have been supporting our clients on QuickBooks since version 1. We know how to make QuickBooks do just about anything you might need. We believe in setting up systems to get good and timely information to support good business decisions. We have the system to save yourself stress, time, energy and money.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

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

    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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