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Eddy Company, LLC
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Hans B.
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Brian is on top of it all the time. Since he is so good, we might use his other services for general accountant, our businesses are in desperate need. I recommend his services to all businesses and personal. He communication is outstanding!

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Joshua Lopes Tax Services
4.8
from 44 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bianca R.
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Have only had one meeting w Josh but can say already -he knows his stuff ! Just from eyeballing last years returns, he found an error from our past accountant and this error ( once he corrects it ) will be money coming to us. He was very personable, very easy to talk to and knew exactly what we needed!! Sooooo happy I found him-I feel more than confident in his abilities. I think he's great. The prices he quoted were more than reasonable. Honestly -don't think twice , just hire him!!

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Tax & Accounting Solutions
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael A.
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Bill did a great job. He gave me an estimate and then came right out to my house and did the taxes. He was quite the businessman. He knew just what to do and had everything done in about 15 minutes. I'll be looking forward to getting my money back from the state and federal returns. I would recommend him to anyone who needs tax returns done.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Richard M.
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Needed a tax situation dealt with and he went above and beyond. Definitely a positive experience and will use him for future services.

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Sweeney Tax Consulting
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Richard D.
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Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Rich is punctual, organized, comforting (which is important when dealing with such a stressful subject), and extremely professional. He looks for ways of going the extra mile, and does it well. Welcome to your new accountant.

Palmer Financial Services
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Mary D.
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So far it's been an outstanding experience. There is much to be done still to get our accounting and taxes on the straight and narrow, but Mr. Palmer definitely has the talent to get this taken care of for our business.

Robert M. Thornton, CPA
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly B.
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Bob is an outstanding accountant and very responsive. He is always available for questions. His attention to detail and professionalism is why my whole family has employed his services for many years.

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A&I Financials
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gina B.
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Adeel was absolutely AMAZING! He patiently walked me through all of my accounting questions and issues and resolved them with clear explanations and directions. He was efficient, patient and highly knowledgable. I would highly recommend his services to anyone. He is able to do a screen share to walk you through step-by-step, and this was extremely helpful. His prices are very reasonable. Five stars was honestly not enough.

Hajiani CPA LLC
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Ralph V.
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Al Amir is an excellent accountant. When I requested an appointment he returned my call the same day and took the time we needed to address all of my questions. He completed my taxes quickly and for a reasonable fee. I would recommend him highly.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Marianne A.
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I highly recommend Corrine Hisbany after meeting with her to sort out a years worth of data for my newly formed S-Corp. She met with both my Assistant and I which left us impressed with the knowledge, patience, responsiveness and advise she shared! My background is a small business owner in the Real Estate Industry and Quickbooks and accounting is new to me as is the entire process of bookkeeping. Reconcile? What is that and how do you know what goes where? Oh, yes - all the receipts how do you categorize and upload them? What I needed from a consultant was detailed knowledge to help me set up my business correctly, how to properly log and process each step. Corrine was suggested to me by a friend who utilized her skillset. I still met with other accountant types and for different reasons they didn't fit my needs correctly or I just did not feel as comfortable with them as I did with Corrine. She is the best, truly!

Keith R. Clark, CPA
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon L.
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My business relies on Keith. He helps maintain or QuickBooks, files 1099s and does our tax planning. A+. I have found my Accountant for the long-term

Tristan Nguyen CPA, LLC
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Linda P.
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Very responsive and prompt. Walked me through filing process smoothly as this is the first time filing taxes for an llc .

Key Business Services
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Daveta R.
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Linda was awesome! She met me on a beautiful Saturday when she could have been enjoying the New England sun. She took time to review and correct my current taxes and counseled me on next year's taxes and record keeping. She showed a genuine interest in me and not just my taxes. She is definitely going to be my accountant going forward. Thanks Linda!

  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Barry G.
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Carrisa was great. Very knowledgeable, professional, flexible, very competitive rate. Will use her again for sure.

TaxPrep2Go
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Paula C.
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    Thayse has been doing my taxes for over 3 years already, and she is very professional. Her work ethic is phenomenal. she were really fast with my needs and everything went perfectly well. I have never had any issues with my tax or any other work that she provided to me. I really recommend her services!

    Gregory S. Murphy
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 17 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Courthey P.
    Verified review

    Greg was a savvy resource and extremely valuable in helping me connect the dots and gaps in my bookkeeping/accounting/QuickBooks processing. He was great at relating the best practices in scenarios that made sense for my own business, which made it easier to comprehend. I highly recommend Greg.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Bharat P.
    Verified review

    HP Tax & Accounting was referred to me by a friend. I was hot happy with the delay of the task by the CPA I was working with. HP is prompt, efficient, punctual and through in every aspect of the accounting. I am very pleased to recommend HP to all my friends and business associates. HP is helping for last three years and he is awesome individual. Try HP once and you will be client for rest of your life.

    • 20 years in business
    Robert D.
    Verified review

    These guys are really smart and run a top class professional service. I’ve been using them for years as my dedicated accounting and audit firm. I am a serial entrepreneur and started a number of business projects. Some of them failed, while others have been more successful and turned into profitable concerns. Obviously, I’ve had my run with the IRS and tax services. They seem to believe that I am making millions of dollars every year and rolling in money. They slammed me with notices of taxes due for the three companies worth more than $158,109. Luckily I’ve been working the experts at Legacy Tax Resolution. We all had a good laugh about the tax bills and then I let them handle the negotiations with the IRS. The tax agency later dropped the notices. Quite effective.

    • 20 years in business
    Alan A.
    Verified review

    Our firm has been using Legacy Tax & Resolution Service to do our taxes for the past four years. They are a good, professional service and extremely efficient at their job. In their first year with us, they discovered problems with our accounting books and told us that we had been over paying our taxes. They helped correct our accounting procedures and got us back refund from the IRS which was quite nice. Their staff is very responsive, reliable and easy to work with. The consultants that we have worked with are very competent and know the tax matters very well. Their service is highly recommended.

    GKC Associates

    New To Thumbtack

      About

      My clients have included a bed and breakfast, a small local market, a nonprofit fund-raiser, a psychotherapy office, an organic sauce producer, an architect, and a construction firm. The requirements of my clients have been various and unique but range through database management, reconciliations, A/P, A/R, board and committee meeting minutes, business analysis, payroll and related taxes, tax documentation prep, data entry, correspondences, and full-cycle bookkeeping. We have worked with nonprofits, sole proprietors, and companies with over 15 employees.

      Melissa Gilroy, CPA

      New To Thumbtack

        About

        I offer quality service that is reasonably priced! I am a quality-driven CPA with expertise in small business, non-profit organizations and high-technology companies. I perform tax, audit, review and compilation services. My clients appreciate the individualized client service that I provide. Each client is important regardless of its the size. I am cost effective and efficient. Timely delivery is important to me. I will not put you on extension unless that is your request. While not performing traditional CPA services, I am a peer reviewer and assess other CPA firms to determine if they are in compliance with professional standards.

        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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