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Newark Small Business Accountants

Browse these small business accountants with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Newark.

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DM Accounting Services
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff F.
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My 96 year old mother needed a new accountant because she stopped driving and wanted to find someone willing to come to her home. I spent half a day trying to find an accountant with good reviews willing to come to her home to do her taxes and couldn't find one until David Montague responded to me through Thumbtack. He was a little hesitant at first but when I told him my dilemma, he agreed to take the job. He scheduled a time to visit with my mother on a weekend and took care of all the details and tax returns. How many business professionals are you gonna find to come to your home on a Sunday afternoon? On top of it all, David charged my mom 1/2 of what she had paid in the past to have the same work done. I couldn't be more pleased or have better things to say about David Montague. I hope he will do the same for us again next year if my mom is hopefully still with us again for another year.

ACE Advisory Management LLC
4.8
from 47 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Lia O.
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Atabu was incredible on every level. I contacted him and he picked up my tax forms from me at my place of business the same day, then delivered them the day after. He was informative, courteous, accommodating, affordable, and a true pleasure to work with. 100% my tax guy from now on. Thanks so much, Atabu!

  • 15 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
George P.
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Michael Arons of Westhill Accounting and Tax Services Was able to fit me in the same day. Worked on my 2016 taxes and advised me about my prior taxes. So far no audit notice. Saved on my taxes. His price was fair. George

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Tax Genius Inc.
4.6
from 43 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anil G.
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They did an awesome job with my bookkeeping and business return. Love them, they were very personal and truly delivered a ahead of schedule. A++++++++++++++++++

  • 3 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Julia P.
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Used Brian for personal returns, with schedule for rental income. He did a good job. Some hiccups with info transfer, but overall a decent experience. More affordable than big accounting firm.

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Annyeong Consulting Inc
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katrina S.
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Kateryna was amazing! She helped me with amending my tax returns and I’m so grateful. She was very responsive and easy to work with! Will definitely hire her next year to do my taxes :-)

  • 21 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
GENE M.
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Excellent and I am very happy! I called about my business tax returns- the CPA pointed out mistakes from my previous tax preparer right away. They were really smart and quick. They also showed me how to save more taxes. Their fees are very reasonable especially for a CPA firm- H&R Block charged me more. Very responsive and professional. I could not be happier. I am going to use them for my personal taxes as well.

  • 6 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Candice H.
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My decision to hire StarAct LLP to handle my bookkeeping and to provide guidance to help maintain the overall health of my business, is one of the best decisions I have made since opening my business two years ago. I have had two other accountants who made huge mistakes with my books, were afraid of technology or were just plain unresponsive. Roland reached out to me right away when I posted my request on Thumbtack. He had positive reviews and a background check which are excellent signs. I am a Thumbtack vendor so I KNOW what to look for. He even went so far as to drive to my location in New Jersey from the Bronx to show me that he was serious about gaining my business. Roland got to work right away on assessing the condition of my books and had solutions within days. He is extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of bookkeeping and tax preparation and has already helped me save money! StarAct uses the latest technology which makes it so easy for me to do my small part in the bookkeeping process. Within three weeks, StarAct had my 2015 books cleaned up and ready for tax time AND Roland came out to my location once again to review the books with me. The partners in this firm are all very well-educated and have a thriving accounting firm. Yet, they treat every client the same and make you feel like you are their most important client. They pride themselves on their level of service and responsiveness. Their rates are reasonable and fair. Based on StarAct's level of service, knowledge and responsiveness, my husband and I have decided to retain StartAct to handle our personal tax preparation and my husband plans to use StarAct for his own business as well. I would give StarAct 10 stars if I could!

Imperial Acquisitions LLC
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Husain G.
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Jon E. provided both accounting and bookkeeping services for my small business. He was immensely helpful in addressing my needs, and the price was simply unbeatable. After our first meeting, I felt extremely confident that he would be able to address the needs of my firm. In the end, he delivered on each and every one of his commitments.

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FS Tax & Accounting
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
MAYUR M.
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Always a text away for any of our small business tax needs. Thank you Frank!

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.

  • 15 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Ari S.
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As a self-employed small business owner, the idea of learning about what qualified as expenses and deductions was a bit daunting and stressful in the midst of running said business. Luckily, I was referred to Christina who was nothing but professional, personable and immediately on top of any questions I had during the tax process. It made all the difference during my tax prep, and has continued to do so every single year since. I can't recommend her services enough!

E. A. Murray Inc
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lauretta P.
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E.A Murray is in the business of enhancing lives for over 25 years and provides a wide range of financial products and related services to families, small business owners, and high-net worth individuals and businesses. I recommend E. A. Murray Tax and Financial services for all of your financial needs. Professional with a personal touch gives E.A Murray my 5 star stellar rating. Lauretta Marie Pierce CEO/Founder Covenant Cookies Inc.

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Barry T.
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Michele did a superb job for us. She is professional, knowledgable and very efficient. As a small business, it was wonderful to have someone so skilled and effective available to us on an as-needed basis. Michele has our highest recommendation.

True Tax Solutions, LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Angel R.
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I don't even think about tax season anymore. I own a small business and don't have time to stress over tax season. I just send my paperwork to Miguel and he takes care of the rest. I really appreciate how he takes care of business.

Accounting On The Go
4.5
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Courtney F.
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Accounting on the Go was great to talk to. She has extensive accounting experience. She not only provided my with accounting advice, she also helped me look at my small business at different angles that I haven't yet thought about. Her experience, knowledge and professionalism makes her one of the top professionals on this site. I highly recommend her to anyone.

  • 7 years in business
Julie S.
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Ibanessa is a pleasure to work with. I have been a customer for several years. She prepares our personal taxes and assists with my small business as well. She is organized, efficient and professional.

The Towles Group Inc.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Terrance F.
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I've worked with Fred Towles and The Towles Group for more than 10 years. He has been a very resourceful contact for various accounting and business projects. Most recently, he assisted me with responding to letters received by the IRS regarding one of my businesses. Fred is knowledgeable, responsive to concerns and goes above expectiations to ensure the job gets done. I highly recommend Fred Towles and The Towles Group Inc.

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.

  • 21 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ann M.
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Sandy has been my accountant now for 3 years and I have been extremely satisfied with her help. She is quick to respond to email inquiries. She is very knowledgeable regarding personal tax law and small business tax law. I really do not know what I would do without her!!

James Menger CPA
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nay P.
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James is very simple guy with simple small office. Knowledgeable in his field. My tax return was simple yet it complicated due to my Stock Options and Futures trades. I will do business again with him.

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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.

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