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Browse these accounting services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Kansas City.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
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Chris D.
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Good experience working with Dyan. The past few years have not been a good experience and her knowledge and efficiency was reassuring. I would recommend Capstone Tax & Accounting to others.

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JohakTax™
5.0
from 39 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Stuart S.
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I contacted this accountant today(Sunday) and he was on top of things right away because I was running out of time due to my last accountant being so slow to prepare my schedule C forms. He fixed what needed to be fixed from my last accountants mistakes and already filed my taxes. I recommend this accountant 100% and he now has us as a new client.

Shell Law & Tax, LLC
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa F.
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This is a perfect fit for my small business. I couldn't be happier with Mandy Shell of Shell Law & Tax, LLC. With Ms. Shell's expert bookkeeping/accounting, I might actually get to grow my business a little over the next year!

Bates Tax Service
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mark S.
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From the first time I met Jamie she has been nothing but professional. Her friendly demeanor, speed, efficiency and patience is what keeps me continuing to utilize her services. I have worked with Jamie for more than 5 years for many things including personal and business tax preparation, business formation, sales tax registration and payment, strategic planning, EIN application, and business accounting.

Vanguard Business Services
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kandi K.
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David and the team at Vanguard worked to immediately alleviate the stress that I was under. Within days my books were organized and I had the clearest picture of my accounts that no other service provided. David also jumped in to help handle payroll and delicate situation with HR. The fees are more than reasonable and I have direct access to information and the team. I cannot express enough my gratitude and fully recommend their services. Wish I had been introduced a year ago.

Alex G.
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Ty at Cutting Edge Accounting Solutions is awesome! As a startup business, I was having trouble keeping track of all the expenses, revenue, unforeseen costs, etc. In just 2 months, Ty helped my business to streamline accounting processes and help us be self-sufficient in our financial management. She is extremely knowledgeable and very patient. I know we were a wreck when we reached out for her services. With her help, we have tremendously increased efficiency. She is an all-around professional and my business cannot thank her enough!

  • 16 years in business
Beth S.
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Mike Mead is a rare combination of knowledge expert, client champion, and tough advisor all rolled into one individual. I first used Mike to advise and assist in the set up of my business. I quickly learned to lean on Mike as a trusted tax advisor, and perhaps more importantly, a respected and valued business mentor. His direct, yet personable style generates confidence in his clients. Mike anticipates questions and provides answers, often when the client isn't even sure what information they need. He champions individual's passions and pursuits while understanding the limitations that one often faces when starting a new venture. His work is timely, reasonably priced and of exceptional quality. I gained expert tax recommendations, business advice and a mentor all with my first call to Alliance Financial and Income Tax. I now confidently recommend Mike and his team to my family, my friends and business colleagues.

Aspire Accounting & Tax
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Asia L.
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We use Aspire for your payroll and business taxes. We are very pleased with their work.

  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michael W.
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I love this company and their tax resolving service is the best. They have been really helpful to my husband and our small family business. We run a small delivery service and hadn’t filed our taxes in a while because my husband doesn’t know much about accounting and taxation. We had a call from the IRS and received a notice with a huge penalty. We were really worried sick about what to do before we got in touch with their consultants. They negotiated with the IRS and took care of the whole tax matter in two weeks. What I especially like about them is how down to earth, patient and thorough they are in explaining everything. My husband and I don’t know much about accounting and taxes, but they explained the tax process and calculation to us in really plain and simple terms.

  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa H.
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Ellen met with me right away and answered all my questions. I am very happy to start working with her.

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I have more than 15 years working with QuickBooks, and I am ready to help your business -- from data entry including invoicing and payables to financial statements and from setups to closeouts. Let me know what you need and I'll let you know how I can help!

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The service includes data entry, spreadsheets, filing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. I do general accounting and administrative services.

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I offer accounting and tax planning and preparation for small businesses and individuals. I am QuickBooks proficient, serving corporations, S-corporations, partnerships and LLCs.

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I provide accounting services for small businesses in the area (Lenexa, Overland Park, Olathe, and Shawnee). I am an accountant with an MBA, and I provide this service in my free time (after 4:30 p.m. and weekends). The monthly rate varies from $200/month to &500/month, depending on the workload. I have assistants, so the rate is the lowest possible.

  • 2 years in business
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Here, at BP Accounting Pros, LLC we work diligently toward making your work life easier. With a combined 30 years experience, we can offer customized accounting, bookkeping and payroll services to fit your business needs. As small business owners we understand how difficult it can be to run a company and still find time to manage the finances. Our goal is to take away the stress of wondering where you are, so you can keep the focus on where you want to be! For 30 years we have supported the front and back office accounting functions for multiple clients. We have enjoyed getting to know each client and being a part of their support "team".

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I recently completed a degree in accounting and am looking to prepare bookkeeping services and tax returns for individuals.

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Services offered: * Individual and business income tax preparation * Payroll services * Bookkeeping services * Business consulting services * Financial planning * Investments

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TT&C is a Kansas City based accounting/tax Firm. TT&C was formed to provide superior customer service and top-notch financial solutions for small business and individuals. TT&C's owner Greg Tucker is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) and holds an MBA and BSBA in accounting. He has 10 years of experience in the agriculture and energy industry and has prepared TT&C to be your one-stop shop for all of your financial needs. We understand that the day does not end at 5:00 PM which is why TT&C will come to you to make your life easier. Contact us today!

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We are unique in our approach to business and individual taxes. We have 20+ year experience in the public accounting and private sector. Our experience spans from manufacturing, automotive dealership, trucking industry, construction, printing, medical and legal professionals. Not everyone has the time to bring financial documentation to you, so therefore, we will come to you. We are a one of kind accounting firm that wants to get to know how your run your business and help streamline processes and put into place internal control structures. We do everything from "back office" accounting, data entry of payables and writing checks, full service payroll, reconciling accounts, recording deposits, cleaning up general ledger accounts and giving your an accurate set of financial statements each time. We also handle individual and business tax returns. Our laid back "non traditional" approach to accounting is something we find that our clients embrace. We are not afraid to get our hands dirty and work along side of our clients understand their business. In doing so, we "get out of our box" and are able to give the clients better solutions and while help reducing tax liabilities. Clients find our fee schedule is much cheaper than hiring a full time employee and then having to engage an accountant to clean up and get financial statements completed. Give us a call and lets discussed how we can save you and your business money.

  • 5 years in business
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Our accountants specialize in a full-range of offerings from bookkeeping services, payroll, QuickBooks assistance, business start-ups, as well as tax preparation and tax planning for both businesses and individuals. HG + CO Accountants is not your traditional accounting firm and it is our goal to change the way customers interact with their CPA. Utilizing mobile technology, hosted software, and offering fixed pricing agreements are just a couple of ways we have set ourselves apart. Open and unlimited communication is the key, however, we at HG + CO Accountants will partner with you so you can take advantage of every growth opportunity, fast. Contact us to choose more with HG+CO Accountants.

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I am a small-business expert with over 20 years of experience in both private and public accounting. I have reasonable fees.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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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