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Kenner Cpa Firms

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Annette L.
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Ms. Schulthess has been my accountant for over eight years. She handles all my personal and business accounting/tax needs. She is extremely knowledgeable and professional in her work. She also goes above and beyond, at times, when things arise with the IRS or State Tax entities. The customer service at her locations is exceptional. She truly cares about her clients and their business and keeps up-to-date on all tax laws that will allow them to receive the most benefits. I highly recommend Yettie and her staff to handle all your accounting needs. You will receive the same service for a small business just as you would if you were a large corporation.

Elizabeth A. Keyes, CPA
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  • 26 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Laurie D.
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Elizabeth is a great CPA, she has been doing our taxes for the past 15 plus years. We wouldn't have anyone else. She knows so much about taxes and tax law, and can help with any questions that l have. She is a great person that I love to sit and talk with for hours. Thank you for all you do for us.

  • 4 years in business

I am a perfectionist and take great pride in my work. I have been doing accounting and finance work for over 30 years, because I love working with numbers.


I offer accounting and tax Services. I am proficient in QuickBooks and Peachtree. I have an extensive background in the construction industry.


For more than 25 years, Elizabeth Pate Piner, CPA, LLC has served as a trusted business partner to clients throughout the St. Tammany area. Since 1988, we've been providing services to individuals and to businesses of all sizes. It's our business to know your business well enough, so that together, we can conquer the intricacies of doing business in today's fast-paced world. Our dedicated, responsive staff is ready to help.


We offer mobile accounting, tax preparation, and bookkeeping services in your home or office, as well as online and traditional accounting services.

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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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