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Wilkes Barre Cpa Firms

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Jeffrey Chrin CPA PC
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I had a difficult tax issue that spanned 20 years. Jeff made short work of it Highly recommended.


I am a certified public accountant providing monthly bookkeeping, tax preparation and business consulting to individuals and small businesses.


I offer tax, accounting, tax notice resolution, financial modeling, outsourced controllership, and other financial services for the little guys!


We provide personalized, friendly accounting, tax and consulting services for individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations. We provide professional assistance and representation for numerous types of tax problems. We serve Monroe County and Northeastern PA.


CPA Tax Center is a full-service CPA firm specializing in accounting, bookkeeping and income tax preparation services for individuals and businesses. We are located in Bangor Pennsylvania, minutes from Stroudsburg, Easton, Bethlehem and Nazareth. We provide a range of services including income tax preparation with e-file, tax help and IRS audit representation. We provide business clients with bookkeeping, write-up, financial statements, cash flow analysis, budgeting and payroll. Our firm supports QuickBooks, Peachtree, Quicken, Turbo Tax as well as most major tax and accounting software packages.

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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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