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Nations Tax Expert
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Ellie D.
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My association with Ray does not include tax preparation but I have known him for 18 years and I will indeed testify to his intelligence, honesty and professionalism in all his business and personal dealings. He is an accountant who will do the very best he can for all his clients.

  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Lloyreen M.
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Made us feel at ease. Beatrice was friendly and professional. We interviewed a couple other accounting services before coming to see D&B. The others made us feel uncomfortable, non-important , and truth be known like we shouldn't be in business. Beatrice was the exact opposite. We just had our initial meeting and we already know they are fantastic

Shelton Accounting
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly E.
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I would highly recommend Shelton Accounting. Mr. Shelton is very knowledgeable and trustworthy. I felt I was in good hands as he worked to resolve a very difficult tax situation for my family, at a most reasonable cost. We will continue to do business with him in the future. A+++++++

  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
John S.
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We needed to have our payroll completed immediately. Steve met us on a weekend and got it done quickly.

  • 37 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Latesshia H.
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It was last minute for our tax preparation. Michelle was awesome and worked with us to get our taxes submitted before the deadline.

  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Troy W.
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Had a great experience working with Joe to get my taxes done. Easy to set up and a great value....also recommended my mother whom also had a good experience. Thanks Joe

Raymond D. Nations, EA
3.8
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy H.
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I have known Ray Nations since 2004 when he was a long haul driver for Mayflower. He is a man of honor, decency, morals and hard working, straight shooting. I would trust Ray to hold my disclosures in confidence to the best of his ability. I couldn't ask for a better friend, mentor, leader. You can't go wrong working with him. He will definitely do right by you.

Hampton Roads Accounting
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Janelle F.
Verified review

I never thought my taxes could be so painless! He is organized and makes sure to remind clients of any missing documents without being too pushy. I was on the verge on not being able to prove my correct filing and he expertly navigated the process!

  • 20 years in business
Harold H.
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I have been working as a beautician for 11 years and started my own salon business 6 years ago. Business has been quite good but the one mistake I made was to never hire a professional accountant to do my taxes. The IRS sent me a notice last year saying that I had to pay taxes for 5 years totaling more than 28 thousand dollars. The notice also said that I had 30 days to pay the amount or they would take collection action against my business. I was in a state of complete panic because there was no way I could pay that much money. One of my customers told me to get in touch with their service and said that they are quite good in tax resolution matters. So I hired them and they did a great job for me. Their consultants went over the complete details of my business and prepared accounts for the IRS. They also negotiated the taxes to be paid in installments which really eased my stress. Since then, I have been using their tax filing services and would recommend it to anyone.

Angel D.
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She keeps up to date on all of my accounts and insured that all clients get the services they need.

Richard Descano, CPA
5.0
from 1 review
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Leah H.
Verified review

I had years of unfiled taxes. Mr. Descano was helpful, informative, and extremely efficient.

About

Our qualified accountants are skilled in both business and personal tax preparations. We offer more than crunched numbers. We specialize in developing a detailed knowledge of you, your personal and/or business needs, in order that we may obtain the most substantial tax refund on your behalf. We are the best certified accountants in Chesapeake, Virginia!

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We set up new companies and do all accounting-related aspects of the business. We can come to you or work remotely. We are well staffed and are able to handle demanding and timing issues. You can also come to us, and we will assist you accordingly.

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Personalized service I will come in to your office and do any accounting you need done

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Since my tenure as a tutor I have developed a vast amount of knowledge on how to assess each particular tutee. This also allows for me to show my personality with the client allowing them to feel more wanting to learn and making it more comfortable for both sides of the equation. When this transpires the client is more viable to have fun while learning which will in return allow for them to comprehend and remember at a much larger scale.

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We offer the following services: * quick books setup and instruction * bookkeeping * bank account reconciliations * payroll and payroll reporting * state tax reporting and licensing * accounts payable * customer invoicing and collections * insurance audits We are the support that helps you balance your business and accounting needs.

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Cornwell CPA, PLC is a professional tax, accounting and business consulting firm based in Newport News, VA. We offer a broad range of services to individuals and small- to medium-sized businesses. Our services include the following: * tax preparation and planning * small business accounting * part-time controller and CFO services * business start-up planning * strategic business planning * succession planning

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I do books from beginning to end of each month and reconcile bank statements, general ledger, and financials. I do close year-end, do W2s, submit weekly and quarterly payroll taxes and compile year-end services ready for accountant to finish. I have 20 years of experience. My software is QuickBooks Pro Accountant's version 2014.

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I am a recent accounting graduate. I come to serve. I come to learn, earn and make a living in my line of work.

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Choosing the best accountant for your business can mean the difference between failure, mediocre performance, and success. Since the numbers "behind" your business are a vital instrument in setting the correct path for your future, understanding those numbers can make or break your business. Many who do not have a solid background in accounting see all accountants as being one and the same; however, that is not the case. A highly qualified accountant is armed with the experience and knowledge to make a critical difference in various aspects of your business, including business consulting, tax planning, personal finance advice, and networking. You want an accountant who provides more than just crunched numbers. He or she will develop a comprehensive knowledge of you, your company, and your numbers. Always keep in mind that once you have selected an accountant, it can be costly and time consuming to make a change. Today's business and personal accountants provide more than crunched numbers. Contact Accountants in Ghent, Norfolk today, and we will be happy to give you with a complimentary assessment of your planning and accounting needs. We are experienced accountants serving the Ghent, Norfolk Virginia. Find certified accountants in Ghent Norfolk, VA.

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I do a complete job from start to finish. I research the subject matter and represent the consumer to the best of my ability. I do not get caught up in the price as much as doing the proper job. I spend as much time as needed with the client to ensure the job and the client is well represented

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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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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.

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