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Arlington Accountants

Browse these accountants with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Arlington.

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Green Financial Services, LLC
4.9
from 127 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 320 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Whitney Y.
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Great experience; Shaunte was very knowledgeable, very honest about my tax rates and what deductions were best for me. I would recommend Shaunte to anyone who needs help with their taxes, she went over everything in detail so I could feel safe about signing and filing my return. As an Uber driver it's important for me to have all the deductions I can get. I think I may have just met my permanent tax preparer

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Jofi Joseph CPA Tax Services
4.9
from 109 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 200 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tess G.
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Had a very unique,complex tax return.Had consulted with few accountants regarding my situation but got vague responses.Finally found Jofi,he did research on it and he delivered.Very professional indeed and I highly recommend him for all your tax needs.

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Money Equations Inc.
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Viplav V.
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Lakshmi did an amazing job in compiling my Tax returns. I had an emergency to go out of the country and I needed my tax returns to be filed as soon as possible. Lakshmi helped me with the compilation with a turn around time of just one day. Everything was super smooth with you. She also helped me to claim back a good chunk of money withheld for Social Security which otherwise I wouldn't have claimed back. Overall, my satisfaction with Lakshmi's job is 100%. Don't think twice if you want to engage her as your tax accountant. She is very friendly to talk to, if you want to discuss any of your tax issues.

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Fi-Tech Business Solutions
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hara O.
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It's been great working with Serena and her expertise is wonderful in helping my business with it's accounting needs.

  • 8 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Emmanuel G.
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The best Accountant & Finance Manager in the world! Well, at least in the Washington, DC area. Thanks for all your help!

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AccountAbility Inc.
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gary B.
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I have known Kevin since 2005. I had seen him posting over the years about being an Accountant and how much he enjoys doing taxes for his clients. I decided this was the year I'd reach out to him to do mine. I live in New York City, and if you don't know what you're doing, this state and city can REALLY hurt your pockets during tax season. Fortunately, that is not the case for me thank to Kevin! He was quick, responsive and professional. I love that he provides a secure portal for you to submit your documents (you can even take photos of your documents and submit them on your phone). This is far safer than emailing or faxing private documents. I'm happy to be a new client, and will definitely be using Kevin moving forward!

Hearn & Associates, LLC
4.7
from 31 reviews
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Katrina L.
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This was my first year working with Harry on my taxes. I was recently married and my husband has a business so I was seeking someone knowledgeable who could best advise my husband and I on the appropriate filing ststus. I reviewed Harry's profile and felt comfortable to proceed with his services, he even has the credentials to back it up! Harry has very reasonable prices, he's smart and you can't go wrong with Harry. My husband and I have found our new accountant!

  • 5 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Dot G.
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After a very disappointing year with a previous bookkeeper who, despite assurances to the contrary always delivered months past deadlines, I found Rochelle at Yield professional, responsive and on-time. Her services, to recreate the first six months of 2017 with multiple loans, leases and back accounts were considerate and she worked tirelessly to deliver our reports on time before our July 31 deadline. I only wish I had found her earlier. Rochelle, you're terrific! Five stars and years ahead to work together. Thank you.

  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kera B.
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Geena was very responsive, professional and personable. She was able to stay on top of my complex return and process it quickly. I'd definitely recommend her to others.

Spring Park CPA
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Bernadette J.
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I appreciated working with Evan and Spring Park CPA. I had moved from California to Maryland and my husband was self employed which made our taxes a bit more complicated. Evan is very knowledgeable and was able to apply for more refunds than my previous tax preparer. I was very happy with his professionalism and attention to detail. I look forward to working with him again.

Cromwell & Associates, LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Joan J.
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I was very happy with the service. Mr. Cromwell is very responsive. I plan to continue to use his services for all my tax needs. I am so glad I found Tumbtack and thereby found Mr. Cromwell.

Suncrest Financial Services
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Geralyn J.
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Services: 1) Tax Preparation, 2) advice on a real estate issue. My experience with Suncrest Financial Services was excellent. I was contacted promptly by a accountant/consultant who was courteous and professional. My complicated tax preparation was performed in a very timely manner with great attention to detail. The paperwork was filed on time and the accountant gave me solid advice for preparing for filing 2016 taxes. The accountant researched my real estate question and her advice will save me money in the future. I was very impressed with the accountant and the customer service of the company. I plan to continue to use Suncrest Financial Services for my future accounting needs.

  • 11 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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very responsive to all of my questions and if he does not know the answer to something, he researches it and gets back to us. He really has saved us a lot of time that we just don't have to do the organization of our quickbooks and accounting.

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  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike P.
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Do to a myriad of circumstances my wife and I fell behind and were delinquent in filing several years of tax returns. ELM was so understanding and helpful, in a short period of time they had us back in good standing. Very professional and exceptional service I don't know how we would have recovered without their expertise. Needless to say my wife and I are extremely pleased with the outcome. Highly recommend their service.

Sareen & Associates, Inc.
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Carlos P.
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Leonard Blanchard was the Sareen & Assoc. accountant that helped me with my tax return. Mr. Blanchard was attentive, diligent and fast. Glad to have had him as my tax return preparer. Thank you.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shaleena N.
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It was a pleasure working with BLM Accounting. She's great at managing projects. She responded to my emails quickly and always answered my questions. I will definitely do business with her again!

Brian K. Wise, CPA
4.3
from 7 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra F.
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Mr. Wise is my accountant and has done an outstanding job with my taxes, etc. as well as helping me out with issues dealing with the IRS. I would recommend him highly and without reservation. He tends to look out for his clients personally and professionally.

GAM-ACCOUNTING
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Frank D.
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Working with GAM has been nothing less than life changing. Instead of fearing April 15th each year, I know now that my best interests and money are safe from the IRS. Well as much as they can be, meaning I still pay them but only what I have to. Thank you GAM You ROCK!

Business Help, Inc.
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
JR B.
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Business Help is dedicated and works very hard at providing value added accounting results for his clients. Best analysis is having a forensic accountant to oversee your in house accounting creating third party accountability for your staff! Excellent

  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Michael W.
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GORHAM ENTERPRISE ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL SERVICES WERE TRUELY A BLESSING FOR MY COMPANY. THE SERVICES WERE PROFRESSIONAL ,FAST, COST EFFECTIVE, TIME SAVING AND ACCURATE. I DEFINITELY RECCOMMEND GORHAM ENTERPRISE ACCOUNTING TO ALL BUSINESS PARTNER.

Align Accountancy
5.0
from 1 review
    John B.
    Verified review

    Thank God for Addis! Seriously, Addis has been a tremendous help closing the books these past two years. It couldn't have gotten done without him. It's no easy feat closing the books of an ecommerce business with thousands of transactions and multiple sales channels. Thanks Addis!

    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.

    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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