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Fair Lawn Accountants

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DM Accounting Services
5.0
from 58 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ken G.
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David has been my personal accountant, preparing my tax returns for me for fifteen years. My financial situation can sometimes be complicated and David has always rose to the challenge of accurately handling the situation. This has sometimes involved state returns from three different states and multiple investment and salary incomes. I would personally recommend David for CPA work for anyone requiring tax filing assistance who likes a personal touch.

  • 15 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
William J.
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Michael Aron is knowledgeable, efficient and assessable. Exactly what you want from a tax accountant.

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Tax Genius Inc.
4.6
from 43 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandy H.
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Jay is incredible. He really sits with you to understand who you are, where you are coming from and how he can best help. Business relationships are a two-way street and Jay makes it clear what he will fulfill on his end and what you must fulfill on yours. I feel confident that Jay is the accountant I can trust and move forward with regarding my taxes.

  • 21 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Angela M.
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Sandy did a great job with my offer in compromise. I owed close to $100,000 in back taxes. I had no idea how I was going to pay any of it back. After speaking with Sandy, she told me I was a good candidate for an OIC. Sandy worked hard for me and was persistent with the IRS. In the end, the IRS accepted our OIC and settled my back taxes for less than $5000. I don't think I would have gotten these results with any other accountant. Sandy know exactly how to approach the IRS and really fought hard for my case. I am very grateful for the hard work she did on my behalf.

  • 15 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Lorena G.
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Christina is the best! She's super reliable, hardworking, willing to investigate things that she doesn't know, and very kind. I've used Christina as my go-to accountant for the past 4 years and even though I moved to Denver, CO she's still my accountant because I trust her implicitly. I've been an Airbnb host for years and she's learned how to file those special business taxes on my behalf with lots of patience and skill. Do yourself a favor and hire Christina for all of your accounting needs.

  • 6 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Gazmend N.
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Roland was extremely professional and diligent when doing my personal and business taxes. He covered all the necessary items with a remarkably quick turnaround. He is an excellent accountant that will put you at ease and negate the chances of getting audited.

Virtual Tax Advisors
4.5
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa B.
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I engaged this company for my personal and business taxes, and was very pleased. They are very easy to work with and offer great advice. I would definitely recommend to anyone who needs an accountant.

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Nezaj & Co. CPAs
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emilio M.
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Excellent Experience. I have them taking care of my company's bookkeeping and day to day financial stuff, and they do a wonderful job. Erenik is extremely knowledgeable in corporate taxes and has a strong team behind him.

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FS Tax & Accounting
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carlos T.
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I could not recommend Frank enough. He is very responsive, attentive, deals with first timers' anxiousness swiftly and professionally and genuinely cares. He is my tax accountant from now on.

LZW CPA, P.C.
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Amy H.
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I have been Lin’s client for the past six years and had no doubt give her a thumbs up. I own a piano teaching studio, and she has been with me since the start of my business. She offers full-range of accounting services from business incorporation, bookkeeping, financial statements, taxes, payroll, and audit. Her rates are reasonable, and I feel I am in good hands.

  • 29 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Anna M.
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Everything is going very well The best accountant ever Very personable too !

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Dot G.
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Michele has been amazing in both putting our company’s books in audit condition after a myriad of poor efforts from bookkeepers in the past. In addition, she has trained our in-house bookkeeper in complex entries, payroll accrual and given me confidence that there is someone who cares about our company as much as I do. As a clinician first, bookkeeping has never been my area of strength. I have trusted people who didn’t care to research the details. Now that this part of work is coming to a close, she will evaluate and streamline other processes within AMI as we enter a new and exciting growth phase with more confidence and more talent where it is needed most.

PHIL ECKSTEIN
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha P.
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WE ASKED PHIL ABOUT CT GROSS TAX LAWS. WELL HE DOES ALL OUR ACCOUNTING BUSINESS AND PERSONAL. WE APPRECIATE HIS HONEST APPROACH IN GRAY AREAS,AND HIS QUICK RESPONSE IN RESOLVING OUR QUESTIONS.HE IS INTUITIVE, KNOWLEDGEABLE, AND CAPABLE FOR THE TASK. HE HERE AT LAYNE LUBRICATION PHIL IS OUR GUY . TIM

Eitan Balloul CPA, LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Eli R.
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    best accountant i have ever had. someone you can trust on. you get value for your money. Eitan is very communicative, always answers for any question i have, very friendly as well and above all he knows what he is doing- super pro!!!

    Acg Tax Service Inc.
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Juan Carlos V.
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    Working with Alma and her team has worked well for me. They take care of it all. I no longer have tax issues and am finally up to date due to neglect from prior accountant.

    CPA associates Larchmont
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 12 hires on Thumbtack
    Pauline D.
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    She is amazing. I think everyone in NY should use her for taxes. She is smart and understanding. In a market where accountants bleed you dry during tax season, she is reasonably priced and truly cares about her clients.

    ROBERT VILINSKY, CPA
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Beth D.
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    Robert has been a great help to me in handling my business financial needs. He has prepared my corporate return for several years. He is a pleasure to work with and a proficient accountant!

    Brae Accounting LLC
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Giana D.
    Verified review

    I was terrified to start my taxes as a first year freelancer, but Christine was so kind and warm and put me at ease about the whole process. She empathized with me about how scary it is to go into business for yourself, which meant a lot to have someone tell me they went through the same fears. Not only was she prompt in responses, thorough, and professional but she made me feel confident into going to business for myself and to keep at it. I highly recommend Christine and Brae Accounting...highly.

    • 7 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Gregory S.
    Verified review

    On time, professional, fast and knows his stuff. Not sure if I want to write a good review so I can keep his services for myself. Very happy with his services. Thank you!

    MKX Accounting Solutions
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 21 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Simone B.
    Verified review

    Raquel was awesome. She was very professional in her approach. Very responsive and most importantly for me, extremely accommodating. I needed a quick turnaround on documents and she got it done. No complaints. She stayed in touch via phone, email and text. I had a pleasant experience working with her.

    Cutting Edge Accounting LLC
    4.5
    from 2 reviews
    • 5 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Ana P.
    Verified review

    Fast and great service! Very impressive with responsiveness from this team and great customer service,

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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.

    Check out the average hourly rate for accounting services in your area.

    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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