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Gunnell Financial
from 19 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
David C.
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Ed is a very knowledgeable and detailed bookkeeper/accountant. I will definitely call on him again!

  • 28 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Maureen L.
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Stephanie has been doing my taxes for well over 10 years. She is always very thorough and I have been overwhelmingly satisfied with my returns and feel confident that I received the best and most legitimate tax preparation available. I highly recommend using Dollar Savers Bookkeeping and Tax Service.

Jeffers & Company
from 7 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Troy T.
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I have found Julie to be extremely professional, trustworthy, and service-oriented. I am an attorney, and had to hire her for one of my clients while they were in the midst of a financial emergency. She jumped in and got right to work. She has provided everything we've asked for, and has been very responsive to all of our questions and needs. I highly recommend her.

Ms G B.
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She's sharp, knows what she is doing and puts the client's needs first.


I do nonprofit and small business accounting. I have been working for Families by Choice, Inc. for the past seven years and have seven years of clean audits.


We are a small company that specializes in helping other small businesses that are working on a budget.

  • 8 years in business

Specialty is correcting P&L and balance sheet by cleaning up bookkeeping messes. For reviews go to website

  • 6 years in business

  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

At Thomas & Reed we offer bookkeeping and controllership services to our clients as well as partnering with larger accounting firms by outsourcing staff to help satisfy their needs. Our philosophy is "Our clients' success is our success!".

  • 6 years in business

Quality Structure Structured To Your Needs. Providing quality, accurate, and timely services at affordable prices. I am the tax and bookkeeping company for individuals and small businesses. I work while you grow


We simplify your business by handling all of your bookkeeping needs, so you can focus on the fun part of your business!


Personalized attention and great patience.


I provide services for business accounting, payroll, tax payment, and Quicken, Peachtree, or any other program. I can also do tax preparation.


I provide various phases of bookkeeping for small businesses and/or individuals. You don't have to pay for extras that you don't need. My work is very good, and my prices are reasonable.


I have been working in the bookkeeping & payroll field for 25 years.

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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