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Lake Charles Tax Preparers

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  • 27 years in business
Matthew W.
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An outstanding team of professionals. Beverly Brown, and her staff, stays abreast of the ever changing tax legislation to provide excellent tax planning and preparation. I recommend you try them, and be completely satisfied.

Calcasieu Consulting, LLC
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
Kevin J.
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Calcasieu Consulting helped me catch up and clean up my bookkeeping and also with some tax planning. They saved me a lot of money through new processes. I would definitely recommend them to anyone who feels like they are behind on their small business accounting.

JR Tax Services
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  • 11 years in business
Abbie R.
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Great woman!


"We Make Your Taxes Work" Specialized In Individual Taxes. Business Taxes Coming Soon

  • 7 years in business

Mega Tax is a reliable tax prepareration and bookkeeping service. We stand behind our work.


Business & Individual Tax Preparation, Payroll, Bookkeeping

  • 14 years in business

At Mega Tax Services - We have been providing quality service for the past 15 years. We have been providing tax preparation services to individuals and businesses. We also specialize in Quickbooks and tax services for the small business. Our expertise ensures that you stay out of trouble and that you always have access to good business advice and consultation.


Convenience! Through our client portals you can send and get what you need from our office from the convenience of your home or office. Wherever you have internet access, you have access to our office! Our goal is to help you save more on taxes than our overall fee. We also look at your tax situation when providing financial advice.


I have been a tax preparer for over 12 years. I have clientele of 800 If further information is needed, please contact Matilda Miller. I travel to a customer's home only for notary services.

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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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