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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.  

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a tax preparer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The best way to conduct an appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic is virtually, as this will ensure that you remain within the CDC's social distancing guidelines.

Ask tax professional near you if they would be willing to give a consultation via phone call, Zoom, Skype or other video conferencing software to discuss the scope of work. Also, ask them how they handle payments and whether they will be able to conduct all of their services remotely.

What is a tax preparer called?

A tax preparer can take the form of several different job titles, but they must have an IRS Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) to be authorized to prepare federal tax returns, according to the IRS. Some titles may include enrolled agents, who are licensed by the IRS, as well as certified public accountants (CPAs). Some tax attorneys may offer tax preparation and planning services, though not all are qualified to do this.

Is it worth it to pay someone to do your taxes?

There are several reasons it could be worth it to have an experienced professional do your taxes instead of self-filing. For example, it can help reduce the chance of you making a mistake that could land you in trouble with the IRS. And, it could save you time for other important tasks. If you have a side job, rental property or many assets, having someone do your taxes can pay off in the short- and long-run.

Contact several tax professionals near you to discuss your needs and get free estimates. Then, decide if hiring a pro is right for you.

Is it better to have a CPA do your taxes?

Hiring a certified public accountant (CPA) could be a better option instead of doing your taxes by yourself, but it depends on your tax situation and preferences. Having a CPA do your taxes is usually recommended if you have a business or any type of side job, or if you’ve been contacted by the IRS for a tax-related matter. Others who can benefit are those who own rental properties or have many assets. You can also hire a CPA if you need help understanding what deductions or credit you might qualify for.

Can I use digital payments to pay for tax preparation services?

Before you hire a tax professional, visit their business profile to see how they handle payments. Many CPAs and tax experts accept digital payments through Venmo, PayPal, Square Cash, Zelle and other online platforms. More businesses may be changing their payment methods to accommodate social distancing. Check with your tax preparer to see how they handle payments. 

Does a tax preparer need to enter my home?

It is not typically necessary for a tax preparer to enter your home. Many CPAs and tax professionals operate remotely. Ask the tax professional if they can conduct their services remotely, and see what precautions they have in place during social distancing.

Reviews for Henderson tax preparers
Thumbtack Customer
Jackie responded to our request for a quick tax preparation without hesitancy. She did a fine job helping us with our filing and e-filing, all at a reasonable price. I would strongly recommend her as a tax preparer.
JLW Accounting Services, LLC
Tk S.
Jimmy was awesome. Always responded quickly, had loads of information, and my past 2 years of taxes a breeze. I found my life time tax preparer. Thank you!!!
Kevin M.
I had my tax prepared by Mark for the first time this year and the experience was great, very professional and reasonable price.
Mark Ringel, CPAMark Ringel, CPA
Thumbtack Customer
Jackie did a great job for us preparing our taxes. She was efficient and thorough and knows her profession. We were very pleased!
JLW Accounting Services, LLC
Allan J.
Mr Ringel is well experienced to assist anyone’s tax related issues and demonstrated his abilities while preparing my return that also included income from another country. Thanks Mark!
Mark Ringel, CPAMark Ringel, CPA
Diane S.
Oh my gosh, Cheryl is the best person I've ever had prepare my taxes. She is Amazing!!! I am just so sorry I didn't start using her service years ago. We'll definitely be back next year. This is a really SMART lady!
A #1 Document Services LLCA #1 Document Services LLC
Patricia A.
I appreciate the help and information he gives me. Tax forms and information are getting more complicated in retirement and the rules seem to change every year. Plus the IRS has made mistakes that confuses the preparation of the forms. First IRS says I owe money and Ipay, then they send it back saying I paid too much.
Mark Ringel, CPAMark Ringel, CPA
Tammy M.
Jackie was professional yet personable! I had lots of questions and she was so patient and friendly and answered them all. I never felt rushed in anyway. I could honestly say she was by far the best tax preparer I have seen!! I would definitely recommend her and plan on using her for years to come. Very happy!....
JLW Accounting Services, LLC
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