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Lake Oswego Accountants

Browse these accountants with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Lake Oswego.

  • 7 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
JOHN M.
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Scott at Collaborative Business Solutions has been outstanding to work with. I would highly recommend him to anyone that needs accounting services. Scott took a deep interest in my work and I felt like he was on my team and always looking out for my best interests. He took the time to really understand what I wanted to achieve and then provided me guidance and counsel on how best to meet those goals. He really does deploy a collaborative approach to his work.

  • 6 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Dianne K.
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My husband and I met with Robert. We were very pleased with his knowledge of tax laws and his professionalism. He asked us about expenses that impacted our tax situation and was able to get us a substantial refund. We're very pleased with his service.

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Chris Gabel, CPA
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Damian B.
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Chris is awesome Found an accountant for life Will refer everyone I know to him!

INSIGHT TAX AND ACCOUNTING
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Zoe H.
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Mihaela is wonderful - she's incredibly knowledgeable and an overall pleasure to work with. She took a good deal of time to address all of my questions and concerns, and provided detailed and thoughtful responses to all of them. Highly recommended!

  • 17 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Holly C.
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He was the only one who addressed my specific concerns. all the others just wanted to do my taxes. Plus he was in my area. Very nice guy and easy to talk too.

Combined IQ, Inc.
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Roy S.
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We strongly recommend Mario and his business if you are looking for accounting services and most importantly; business coaching. He is very knowledgeable, caring and helpful. Our business is much more focused and is experiencing growth as a result of Mario's consulting. Thank you!

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  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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George G.
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Krista has been what i needed to take the next step in my business, she stepped up and so far things are heading in the right direction.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Julie Y.
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Carol, the owner of Pantheon Accounting Services, was a godsend for my small business. She was professional, punctual, accommodating, and a very knowledgeable accountant. Carol helped streamline our invoicing and collections processes, as well as reconcile our books. She expertly tailored her offerings around our business model which helped so much in that we didn’t need to make drastic changes. I highly recommend her services!

Hoshi CPA
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn B.
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Mr Hoshi was hired based on a background in International funds transfers, realty & construction, plus Jesus values..for use in a start up element to our S Corp...he prices by accounting project we expect Udai to become a effective team member of BIDS///

Professional Accounting LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Haitham Q.
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Haitham was Awesome! I started my own law firm recently and Haitham was the person who established a Quickbooks account for my business and all the costumed features based on my business' needs. He's now handling all my bookkeeping and payroll transactions on day to day basis. He's accurate, on time, available whenever I called him, and he opened my eyes on some financial topics that I definitely needed to know as a business owner. I highly recommend him for any small business owners! William Stephenson

T&T Accounting Inc.
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Marilou C.
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Responsive when I got a little turned around getting there, super fast, put everything together nicely for me. Thanks, Regina!

  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff D.
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Has been my accountant for the past 11 years, his work is exceptional, correct, on-time and very through.

Intuitive Tarot
5.0
from 1 review
  • 9 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Luc G.
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I can’t believe how spot on she was. The session left me speechless.

  • 11 years in business
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For larger clients with their own bookkeeper or accounting department, we can provide on-contract basis accounting, reconciliation services and business consulting services. For clients who do not have either a bookkeeper or accounting department, we can provide all aspects of accounting services, including payroll and tax services.

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Our services include: - Full-cycle accounting and financial statements -- monthly, quarterly and annually - Prepare schedules for clients' tax preparers - Organize and post receipts and journal entries from clients' "shoe box" files - Research business-related issues as requested

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We will provide you with competent, professional and timely services of value. We do tax assistance and filing services for corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships, limited liability entities, not-for-profit organizations, payroll and estate taxes. We also offer fully computerized individual income tax preparation and electronic filing services. We do accounting, computer and business advisory services too. Please go to our website for a complete listing of the firm’s services.

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We offer bookkeeping and accounting services for small and medium-sized businesses. We do accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, bank reconciliations, financial statements and setting up charts of accounts.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I do tax returns for people and business I am a former IRS agent. I have been a CPA for 25 years. I do a lot of back-years taxes.

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I have over 15 years of experience using QuickBooks, most recently the QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Contractors and Manufacturing Editions 12.2. I have extensive experience in the following: * Reconcile general ledger accounts with subsidiary ledgers for A/R, A/P, all pre-paids and accrued expenses * Write and post-journal entries * Budget comparison of actual versus budget with variances * Monthly, quarterly and annual Department of Revenue excise tax returns, DOT and IFTA reports, Prorate, L&I, SUI, 941, and annual 940 * Electronic banking and credit card processing * Payroll and quarterly taxes done electronically for Washington and Oregon * Benefits administration * Bank reconciliations for multiple bank accounts * Financial statements * Over 10 years of experience with Excel spreadsheets * Accounts payable * Accounts receivable * Collections and post-payments

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We are your number one choice in the best accounting, bookkeeping, and tax preparations in Portland, Oregon. We are here, so you can do what you enjoy.

Q & A

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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 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.

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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