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Buffalo Tax Consultants

Browse these tax consultants with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Buffalo.

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  • 15 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victoria D.
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2016 tax prep done efficiently and on time. Price quotes fair and up front. Nice job. Thank you

DJW Financial Services
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
Brian A.
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Best experience ever with a tax professional!Did my fiancé and my taxes along with my step daughter in a very timely manner.Anyone looking for a professional and really down to earth gentleman,Duane is highly recommended and fantastic rates!!!!

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Walker Tax Inc.
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Leland J.
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I had an enjoyable experience with Walker Tax. He was professional and friendly while getting my taxes done accurately and quickly. Plus his prices are lower than the bigger francise tax places.

  • 15 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Gary M.
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Daren was very helpful and upfront explaining our tax bill. I will definitely use Acade Tax Services again next tax season.

Taxpro Tax & Payroll
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Ken K.
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My wife and I found our experience working with Diane to be very pleasant and professional. She actually started working on are taxes immediately and had them finished the next day. Her rates are very affordable. I would highly recommend using her.

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Taylor H.
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Steven made sure that all of my taxes were done correctly, and I received my refund super fast. Steve took the time to go through everything with me on a personal level and I felt I could trust his judgement when it came to my personal taxes, as well as my business taxes. I would highly recommend Steve and Equilibrium Accounting and Tax to anyone who needs a confident and trustworthy tax adviser.

Taxpro Tax & Payroll
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Molly M.
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    Diane has been doing our taxes for three years now. We needed her services after my husbands identity was stolen and our tax return compromised. The very well known online company we used at the time was no help to us. We needed a professional we could count on and found it in Diane!

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Danielle M.
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    Mark was very helpful. He helped me get on the right track with my business taxes and is always willing to answer questions. I'd definitely go back to him.

    RKL Financial, Inc.
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 12 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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    Chiodo Accounting Service, Inc. has been in business and preparing tax returns for over 50 years. We prepare over 1,300 returns of every type, and our fees are reasonable. We also E-file each and every tax. We are accountants, and we are here in our office all-year round, unlike the seasonal firms. Thank you very much.

    • 28 years in business
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    Professional, reasonable, dedicated tax assistance. Preparation, tax training, 32 offices

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    Providing individualize service during a stressful time in your life.

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    We have been preparing individual tax returns for more than 20 years. We offer bookkeeping service. Satisfaction is guaranteed or it's free.

    • 18 years in business
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    Our services include wage garnishments, tax liens, installment agreements, offer-in compromise, state tax solutions, penalty abatement, innocent spouse relief, currently noncollectible, payroll tax relief, and unfiled returns.

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    We provide tax preparation and planning service. We are an endorsed agent of the IRS, as well as the endorsed local provider for the Dave Ramsey Show. We prepare over 1,000 tax returns each year, including personal, corporate, partnership, estate, trusts and not-for-profits. All returns are filed electronically. We specialize in assisting people lower their tax bill through planning and education.

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    We specialize in personal and small businesses. On the personal side, our clients get one on one attention and personalized service. On the business side, our clients not only get the personalized service, they also get a company that is a small business. We have direct insight into what it takes to run a business.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    We are a local tax preparation business here in Buffalo NY. We provide cheap tax services as well as optimal services. We can guarantee you we will work hard to get you the best possible refund in the shortest amount of time with our best foot forward! We work mostly with individuals and college students. We can do business taxes however we mostly work with couples, singles, etc.

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    I am a retired internal revenue agent and current enrolled agent. I have 30 years of experience in tax and development of tax fraud, both civil and criminal. I have experience in Federal District Court as government summary/expert witness.

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    We offer editing and writing services, including SAT/ACT tutoring; ESL tutoring; technical and expository writing and editing for business and marketing plans; public speaking preparation and speech coaching. As an educator and media professional with over 30 years of experience, I have worked with individuals across generations to achieve excellent results.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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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