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Carrollton Accounting
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Henry S.
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For the past three years I have filed my own taxes but decided to get professional preparation this year. Catherine Cowart was very easy to work with and helped me understand so many things I missed when I was doing this myself. I plan to continue to work with her for ongoing bookkeeping services.

Emily Osborn Bookkeeper
from 1 review
    Jeremy C.
    Verified review

    My experience with Emily has been excellent! I couldn't ask for someone better! I plan on having Emily taking care of my bookkeeping as long as she is in business.

    • 11 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Mary A.
    Verified review

    Our experience has been excellent with Accounting Services Unlimited, L.L.C. They were extremely accommodating. A representative came to see us ASAP!!! Thomas Fontes, Marketing Director, listened to our needs and created a contract to meet them. When I visited their office, it is professionally decorated and operated. The staff was polite and accommodating. I was impressed!!! (I have been operating a small business for more than 20 yrs.) After contracting with ASU, they got our accounting records up-to-date in several days. I believe they are what we have been needing for a long time. I look forward to this new working accounting relationship. Mary


    I have a full-charge bookkeeping available that is covering all bases of your business, from basic data entry to general ledger trial balance. I can help you get your books in order for you to be ready for 2014.

    • 5 years in business

    I'm an oDesk freelance telecommuting bookkeeper. I've done QuickBooks bookkeeping for four business checking accounts and two credit card accounts for Cyber Superpowers of Ventura, California. I've caught up their accounts from 1 1/2 years, created their financial reports and also did their payroll. Other very diversified computer tasks performed via telecommuting are as follows: * Researched Zohobusiness (CRM program) website to evaluate it for the business owner * Accessed client's server remotely and entered payroll data from Excel into MS Access program * Set up networked Peachtree accounting for client and performed their billing and payables in a cost accounting system * Prepared W-2s and W-3s for several clients, reconciled payroll records for the whole year for the Brooklyn client * Used Excel 2011 for Mac * Revised client's resume using MS Word



    Pro Accounting Online is focused on providing high-quality accounting, bookkeeping, payroll services and customer satisfaction. We will do everything we can to meet your expectations.


    A business needs accurate and up-to-date bookkeeping for two reasons: to pay taxes and to understand how your business is doing. These tasks can be done by Time Matters Bookkeeping Service. We have the ability to offer super flexible hours, so you pick the days and time in which we work. This is bookkeeping on your schedule. Services we offer: • invoice drafting • invoice payments • invoice auditing • PO and WO tracking • cost reporting • bank deposits • bank account reconciliations • post office pickups and drop offs • shipping and receiving tracking • payroll • monthly and quarterly sales tax reporting • monthly payroll tax reporting • check writing • data entry • accounting program set-up • filing, faxing, general office duties • cost savings reports • collections • client relations • timekeeping • benefits • office set-up • supplies management • appointment scheduling • maintain personnel records • contract management • multiple program experience Call today for a free evaluation.


    Use bookkeeping as a tool to save money and grow your business. We give you tools to analyze your business and become more efficient. We also offer financial analysis and forensic accounting services.


    We do bookkeeping on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis. We specialize in income taxes for individuals (1040), corporations (1120, 1120s) and partnerships and LLCs (1065), delinquent taxes is a specialty. Prices are very reasonable, but the prices vary as to the complexity of the work involved.

    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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