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Jersey City Accountants

Browse these accountants with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Jersey City.

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George Dimov, CPA
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eugene P.
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George is a highly skilled and pragmatic accountant who understands real world applications and provides real world solutions. I have known him for years, value his expertise and recommend his services. Good accountants who understand business and how to work with business owners efficiently and effectively are hard to find.

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DM Accounting Services
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

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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.

FIRM1040® LLC
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Anoop D.
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From the outset and my first talk with Cherie, I was filled with a lot of confidence having had a bad experience last year with another tax consultant. Cherie was able to beak things down in a simple and understandable way. I am satisfied with how my tax returns were filled and even having to correct previous years filing. Definitely will be using Cheire again and would have no hesitation in recommending her and Firm1040 to anybody else.

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Annyeong Consulting Inc
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Lewis F.
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Great accountant, helped maximize my return.

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Jeremiah OSullivan CPA
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Miriam W.
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Jerry was absolutely fantastic to work with in preparing my taxes. He patiently explained things to me and answered all of my questions. He was reliable, punctual and got everything done expeditiously with a great result. I would definitely work with him again and highly recommend him to anybody needing a reliable and trustworthy accountant.

Virtual Tax Advisors
4.5
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Kelsey F.
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Initially he was really responsive around filing my taxes post-extension. Then basically went dark and resurfaced once it was too late :( would have really loved for this to work out, but maybe he was too busy? I did pay him, but never received a refund after being late to reply. I had to get a different accountant in order to file on time.

Refund Zoom
4.7
from 18 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
James N.
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After years of trying to find the right accountant, I've finally found Yoel from Refund Zoom. He charges very little and does a lot. He's found me the most deductions compared to all previous accountants that I've used. I am very satisfied with my tax refund this year and would highly recommend Refund Zoom to anyone who wants to maximize their deductions. -James N. (Brooklyn, NY)

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Nezaj & Co. CPAs
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

Marina Rubinshtein, CPA, MBA
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Julie D.
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Marina has been my accountant for over 10 years. She is very knowledgeable and possesses outstanding work ethic. I had recommended her to a number of friends, relatives and colleagues - everyone's been really happy with her services.

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FS Tax & Accounting
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

E. A. Murray Inc
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
MITCHELL S.
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MR. MURRAY HAS BEEN MY TAX ADVISOR AAND PREPARER 4 A OVER TEN YEARS NOW. HE HAS ALWAYS GIVEN ME THE HONEST TRUTHS W/REGARDS TO MY TAX SITUATIONS. IF EVER HE DIDN’T KNOW AN ANSWER TO A TAX QUESTION, HE WOULD TELL ME AND, IMMEDIATELY, DO HIS DUE DILIGENCE IN ORDER TO ANSWER SAID QUESTION. I HAVE YET BEEN DISAPPOINTED BY AND/OR WITH MR. MURRAY’S TAX KNOWLEDGE.

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Better Books NYC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
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Anna L.
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Damien was great!

AccountEdge LLC
4.0
from 12 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Gaetano M.
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I found May Jiang to be a friendly well prepared tax accountant. My returns were prepared in a timely manner and e filed the same day I signed them. I would happily recommend May Jiang at AccountEdge LLC for tax preparation.

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SG Financial Group LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
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Gustavo C.
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At this point, I have found them being attentive professional​. I truly like the service that I am getting.

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  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
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Jennifer T.
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I'm very happy with their service, in a short amount of time they brought up all my bookkeeping up-to-date. In addition, they helped my business transition from written to quickbooks online. Thanks to their help, I now know who owes me money and where my business is standing. Will continue using their services!

SDR Consulting Inc.
5.0
from 7 reviews
    TD D.
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    I been using SDR for years now, and have always received top notch service and care from her. I have referred many people and have never received a complaint. If you are looking for someone who is trustworthy, honest, and truly wants to help, look no further.

    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.

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

    Smart Tax
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    Paul B.
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    Smart Tax has been managing my two small business for years. We can always count on them to ensure all of our paperwork is filled correctly and timely. They have completely from the ground up changed the way we do business by handling our payroll and setting up a new cloud based book keeping system.

    Q & A

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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.

    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 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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