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Chester Accountants

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Monique Brino Hellings, CPA
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Steve R.
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Monique was very thorough and professional. We look forward to working with her for many years.

  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Marjorie K.
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David is great. We hired him to do the monthly bookkeeping for our 501 (c) 3. Very easy to work with, extremely accommodating, and appears to be knowledgeable about nonprofit accounting procedures. We are also using him for our personal 2014 tax returns.

Driscoll & DeSimone, LLC
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
William S.
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Mike Driscoll has always shown extreme knowledge and professionalism in the accounting field. Have relied on him for many years, and will continue to do so!

Frank Celona, CPA
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Alex E.
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Frank is an all around great and helpful person. Extremely knowledgeable about accounting and has a great common sense approach. I look forward to working with Frank in the future and would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a reliable accountant for their personal or business taxes.

  • 11 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah C.
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So thankful for the work that we received through The Small Business Accounting Solution. Nicole worked hard to get us the best results on our taxes.

Tax Solvers
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin K.
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Great experience, great service, and solid advice. Very responsive. We will continue to use Tax Solvers for our tax needs!

A One Professional
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Abigail U.
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Ameet has been beyond wonderful to work with. He has helped educate me on these processes, and provided exceptional customer service. I absolutely recommend A One Professionals!

  • 14 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Noreen F.
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Ed Forker was professional and courteous to both my husband and myself. This is the first time ever that I didn't have to sit in front of an accountant for hours while they calculated my taxes!

Office Adaptations
4.7
from 9 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Adrita S.
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Cheryl was amazing. Not only did she help us do our 2017 taxes, she also took ownership of our prior years' returns as well and really helped us look at the overall picture to save money. Especially, given what she charges for tax filing, she does way more and deserves a lot more too. We had a very personable and comfortable experience. We will continue doing business with with her in the future as well for all accounting related services. I would also recommend her any day.

  • 22 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Cristina S.
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I used to do my taxes using Turbo Tax and thought that having a CPA to do my taxes is not cost-effective. I thought, how much more money can they really save me. I decided to use Excellence Tax Services in 2011 to do my taxes based on a recommendation and I got more than $1,000 more on my taxes!!! I couldn't believe it!!! They asked good questions and helped me assess what things are tax-deductible based on my situation. I referred them to a friend who was so happy that she went to Excellence Tax Services. She found out that H&R Block filed her taxes incorrectly. Excellence Tax Services filed her taxes correctly that year and also amended her previous tax return for a fraction of the cost...she saved over $2,000! They are very professional, honest, intelligent, and provide excellent quality services! Ask for Priscila when you go in...she's the best!

H.W. Financial Group
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Kelley M.
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    I have an online business and my accounting information for my business was a nightmare.. I was recommended to H.W. Financial Group by a friend and was VERY happy with the service provided. We have hired Tammy for our bookkeeping, and tax preparation. We are happy with our service.. Very timely, and provides value!

    Kontaras & Associates, LLC
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Valerie M.
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    Kim was great to work with, and very responsive. After initially preparing my return online, I realized I was missing forms the program didn't prompt me to fill out. Lesson learned - use an accountant! After finding Kim and meeting with her, my returns were completed very fast, she answered my questions and explained tax changes. She really made the process easy and would recommend her service and will use again!

    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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    I have over 20 years of experience in accounting, tax, and payroll. I take pride in my work, and it shows in the quality of my work.

    • 14 years in business
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    I currently work for a contractor, doing all his administration work: All A/P and A/R, taxes, payroll, client emailing, website updating, estimates and all paper work. He was doing everything manually, and I converted everything to the computer using QuickBooks. I have been using QuickBooks for about 7 years, and have completely changed the way he does business; he gets his billing done quickly, with a professional-looking invoice emailed to the client, and is paid in days. I am able to produce any type of report to see how the business is doing, to how high the expenses are in that month or quarter, whatever he would like to see. All taxes are e-filed and e-paid through QuickBooks; making life that much easier. I am also a web designer, so I created a website for the business, where people can contact the company for an estimate, which has brought in many customers, who are now recurring customers. I can bring many services to your company, plus, I pick up things very quickly, so you should have no downtime. I also have the experience with data entry while I was in purchasing working with inventory. I type well on the computer, and I enjoy that too. I really would like to branch out and take on more businesses, and learn new things and meet new people. So, if you think that we could work well together, do not hesitate to contact me; I will be ready and waiting.

    • 24 years in business
    About

    We provide accounting and bookkeeping services in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. We're in the business of building trust. No matter who we work with - individuals, small and mid-size business, or not-for-profit organizations, we understand the trust our clients are placing in us and we work hard to build their confidence toward a lasting partnership. From the beginning, you'll find our approach unflinchingly upfront and refreshingly honest. What' more, you'll see we're committed to a process of constant communication and ongoing accountability. It's what we're building our reputation on. Kathryn C. Tiffany, LLC provides experienced, affordable and dependable financial reporting to small businesses and individuals in Southern New Jersey and surrounding areas. We can take care of your books, so you can get back to the job of running your business and generating profits! We will also work with your CPA or tax preparer to help you save tax return preparations fees. Put our over 25 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience to work for your small business. We make sure that every client is served the way we would want to be served! Bookkeeping services: * Small business accounting * Recordkeeping/Bookkeeping * Bank reconciliation * Accounts receivable / accounts payable * Bookkeeping clean up * Income statement, balance sheet, general ledger * QuickBooks Industries we serve: * Restaurants, clubs, associations * Medical practices * Contractors and sub-contractors * Consultants * Manufacturers * Salons * Franchises * Property owners * Retail stores * Homeowners Association * Engineers * Law firms

    About

    No job is beneath me. I see small businesses that the owners are too embarrassed to seek help because their financial records are mess.

    • 29 years in business
    About

    Outsourcing with Core is a cost-effective, comprehensive solution that provides clients with strong financial reporting and controls. Because Core's services are scalable, your business will always have the bookkeeping and financial management resources it needs.

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    I have over 25 years of experience in accounting and over 10 years of experience in tax consulting and preparing both personal and business tax returns. I have experience in multiple software packages.

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    I offer accounting and bookkeeping services. There is no job that is too small. I do tax returns, payrolls, QuickBooks, SAP, Hyperion and financial statement prep.

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    We do business and individual income tax preparation, IRS and state audit defense. We also do tax consultation and other accounting services.

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    • Accounting: * Monthly reporting: We offer simplified monthly reports and statements to provide a quick and accurate picture of your business activity. * Monthly operating statements: Presents your monthly breakdown of sales, cost of sales and expenses, also called a profit and loss statement * Balance sheet: Summarize your total business assets, liabilities and net worth at a given point in time, so you can make decisions about capital expenditures or how to improve profits * Bank reconciliation: Careful comparison and proof of your bank account statement with your checkbook balance each month to ensure you are working with the correct total * General ledger report: A record of the dates, check numbers, payees and amounts of all expenses within each of your business accounts. Whether you prepare your records by hand, or using one of the computerized accounting systems, this report will provide you with the assurance that your reports have been properly prepared. • Payroll service: It's fast, efficient and trouble-free. Our confidential, cost-effective complete payroll service eliminates the tedious chore of payroll processing in your office. It is a natural extension of the monthly financial reporting and tax services we provide. Allow us to help you make more profitable use of your business day by assisting with this critical, but time-consuming task. Our complete payroll service produces professional, computer-generated checks for your employees and all related tax agencies and other payments, along with a wide variety of available payroll reports and analyses. With our complete payroll service, payroll is no longer a tedious process. It is a smooth function of your business! Our complete payroll service also gives you peace of mind, knowing that we will prepare all your payroll quarterly 941's and state unemployment reports, federal and state tax deposits, federal unemployment report, and W-2s.

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    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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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