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Lansing Tax Preparers

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  • 27 years in business
  • 144 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kaela H.
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I was very impressed with the organization and the detail of my tax preparation. Dan helped me with prior year taxes and getting them done quickly. I will be using him in the future!!

Matthew Accounting, PLLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Dan G.
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Because of our special needs daughter and how our work, monetary goals and family needs have grown over the years, Matthew Accounting has grown with us, so has the complexity of our tax service needs. For the price we pay and how complex our tax needs are the price is outstanding! and the knowledge exceeds the price and is always available! Thanks for the professionalism and friendliness Matt and staff! Sincerely, The Goeckel's

Gonder & Associates CPAs
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Scott K.
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Had a problem with the accuracy of my 2017 tax forms from my "former" accountant. Made a call, on the weekend they were due, received a response quickly and all forms were redone for me within a few hours. I will be using them next year and will recommend their service to anyone.

CB Accounting LLC
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin W.
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"CB Accounting has become a strategic partner and an integral part of growing my business. They were quickly able to sort through a couple of years worth of information that had overwhelmed me as I struggled to keep up with my company's growth. Once they were finished, all of the information that had overwhelmed me was now in the correct categories within QuickBooks. I now have accurate financial reports that can easily be accessed in real time. As a bonus, they were able to reduce what I had anticipated for my tax liability. With their knowledge of the latest software systems, they were able to get my project management tools set-up and synced with QuickBooks to maximize the benefits. I continue to retain CB Accounting's expertise helping to drive my business growth going forward."

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Bill P.
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Paul reviewed all of my tax records and took advantage of all legitimate write -offs and expenses. He e-filed my taxes and is very professional and efficient.

Taxes Will Travel
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Carolyn C.
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    Cassandra knows her taxes! I had what I considered a big mess, I had been misled by other preparers. I was referred to Taxes will Travel, she reviewed my case. She explained the proper procedures, took immediate action and resolved my tax issues quickly and professionally. I can't thank her enough.

    • 20 years in business
    Clarence E.
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    I received a bill of unpaid taxes from the IRS in 2017. That is when I got in touch with Legacy Tax Resolution to help me clear my taxes. I run a small home improvement business with annual turnover of less than half a million. We provide services for all kinds of kitchen and bathroom updates. I make a reasonable profit but nowhere near the amount that the IRS had billed us. My books of accounts were managed by a private accounting firm. They had really messed up the records, which is why the IRS was suspicious. Since I had nothing to hide, I was confident things would get resolved easily, but getting things done through the tax agency proved far trickier than I had imagined. They had also served a notice period with heavy penalties which was really alarming. The tax consultants at IRS were really wonderful. Not only did they sort out my accounting records, they also filed returns with the IRS and the notice was retracted. Since last year, I have been using Legacy to manage my accounts and file taxes for my business.

    • 40 years in business
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    Real Help. Local & Reliable. We will chart your course to financial freedom. Some relief will be instant and some will be over time. Since IRS problems don't start overnight they can take some time to resolve. The good news is that you don't have to worry anymore and your IRS problem will be resolved. Credentials Lothamer is a team of Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents and attorneys. The variety of certifications that we hold allow us to work on every aspect of tax resolution cases, as opposed to an attorney or an unlicensed former IRS agent. Free Financing of Your Case For anyone who cannot pay his or her fees up front, we allow him or her to pay these fees over a reasonable period of time and we do not charge interest. Our free financing provides a great deal of relief to those already under stress from the IRS. In-State, Local Representation We believe in face-to-face contact with our clients. That belief is why Lothamer has 11 offices throughout the state of Michigan. Having a personal relationship with our clients allows us to serve them better, and our dedication to serving our clients sets us apart from the other firms.

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    Thorough and will perform technical research when tax issue is complex

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    I analyze accounting records to prepare for federal, state, and local tax returns. I have more than 20 years of tax experience at the corporate level.

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    I provide accounting services and individual tax preparation. I have 25 years of experience in preparing individual tax returns and bookkeeping.

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    We offer: * Bookkeeping and accounting * Tax preparation for individuals and businesses * Payroll * Tax planning and consulting * Quarterly estimates

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    Our firm is one of the leading firms in the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention.

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    I provide tax preparation, customer service, accounting, money transaction, data input, light housekeeping, and client intake.

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    ALG Tax Solutions was founded with the intent of providing clients throughout Michigan and all around the United States with the best tax preparation, tax resolution, and tax audit and litigation services.

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    I have some tax experience.

    • 3 years in business
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    Individual income tax preparation is offered by enrolled agent for as low as $25. We also offer business form filing for as low as $5 each. Who could beat that? In case they do, we price match and give you a dollar off! Thank you for choosing us!

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    MTM Bookkeeping & Tax is a locally owned and operated accounting firm that is open year round in Grand Ledge, in the Doty Insurance Building. MTM was established in 1996 and is one of the fastest growing tax businesses in the area. After preparing just 48 returns in its first year of operation, MTM now prepares over 900 tax returns per year. MTM's staffing has gone from just one employee in 1996 to five employees in 2008. In addition to tax returns, the services that MTM offers include full-service bookkeeping, payroll, payroll reporting, and QuickBooks training. MTM works with businesses, nonprofits and individuals.

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    We offer our services in Grand Rapids, Michigan area. We offer small business bookkeeping including payroll processing and QuickBooks consulting, training, and installation. Estimates are provided for work in advance. We offer personal income tax preparation in the privacy of your home by Enrolled Agent with over 30 years of experience. Our services include preparation of federal, state and city tax returns, IRS problem resolution and representation.

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    I can quickly untangle QuickBooks problems and train you on how to use the program! Save time and money with part-time controller services including monthly/quarterly/annual bookkeeping and tax services. I am an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and member of Intuit Writer/Trainer Network for Accountants. Ask about how to save money on QuickBooks Enterprise, Point of Sale systems and Payroll services. Professional Tax Services for Individuals and Small Businesses.

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    I provide tax preparation 1040, 1120s, 1120 and 990. I am a Lansing based tax preparer and photographer. My career began in 2000. Since then, I've been preparing taxes in Michigan and Kentucky.

    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.

    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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