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Burien Business Accountants

Browse these business accountants with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Burien.

  • 5 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
S. K.
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In a word, I would describe Jack as EXCEPTIONAL! I decided to use an accountant this year because my taxes were unusually complex. I relocated, began renting out my primary residence, got married, started a business, purchased an electric car, etc. I realized I needed an accountant to help me, but I didn't want to pay a small fortune to a firm. When Jack sent me his quote, I expected that the actual rate would end up being much higher once I described the complexity of my needs. Not so! Not only was Jack an amazing bargain, but he did great work, was very personable, and was always quick to respond. I rarely write reviews, so the mere fact that I'm writing this speaks volumes. I would without a blink of hesitation recommend Jack King, and will no doubt be using his services again.

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  • 19 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Lindy F.
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"I've had the pleasure of working with Ken Russell and his team at Access Accounting Services since 2006. Over the years they have offered invaluable support. Not only have I relied on them for accounting, payroll and bookkeeping services, but have learned that I can turn to them for strategic business advice. Additionally, their customer service is excellent. I would recommend that any small business owner utilize their services."

  • 11 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher J.
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I would highly recommend Johansson Accounting & Tax Services to anyone that needs assistance with their taxes. I was anxious about doing my taxes this year. After talking to Mr. Johansson I felt that my taxes would be taken care of and my finances would be safe with his firm. Mr. Johansson’s firm is interested in establishing long term professional relationships with their clients, and that was just what I was looking for.

Ruiz Investments LLP
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Erica C.
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Jorge is amazing. I have recommended him to all my friends. He's very old school and makes sure job is done right. And has extremely reasonable rates. He's very knowledgeable with owning your own business and what paperwork is needed. Thanks for all your help.

  • 14 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Cindi R.
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Jeanine has taken very good care of my personal and business accounting and taxes!

Lily Tran, EA LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Candi W.
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I've really enjoy working with Lily! She's been a lifesaver handling my business's bookkeeping needs, and is very thorough. She also goes above and beyond to connect me with other local businesses, networking groups, and resources. She's easy to contact, responds promptly, and answers all of my questions, regardless of how large or small. I know I'm in good hands working with her, and I would highly recommend her services to anyone needing some extra bookkeeping and tax preparation help!

Duncan Witt CPA Group, PLLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
About

I am certified in QuickBooks ProAdvisor. I do federal tax returns for businesses and individuals -- 1040, 1120, 1120-S, 1065, 941, 940, 1099 and W-2. I also do Washington State taxes, such as employment and excise, sales and use tax. Running a small business means you have a daunting number of rules and deadlines to follow for compliance. With my past experience as controller in the private industry, in addition to experience in public accounting, I understand the demands, both financial and nonfinancial, that you face. I specialize in easing you through the maze with as much or as little help as you want at affordable rates. It's so much easier (and cheaper) to get everything set up correctly from the start. To encourage beginning businesses to start off right, I will resume my $75 QuickBooks setup special (up to two hours) until tax season begins in mid-January.

Speakeasy LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Megan L.
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As a creative type in the budding stages of my business, bookkeeping is a daunting task. Working with Anjelica relieved all of my tax related stress. She is incredibly knowledgeable and was able to direct me to all of the proper portals to keep my business up to spec. Speakeasy LLC is now my go to for all of my bookkeeping and tax prep needs!

Fortis Accounting Solutions
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Pritam D.
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Great experience in terms of a quick review of my current financial status and how I can take steps to reduce taxes (short term and long term).

  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Peter B.
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American Pride has been both helprul and knowledgeable in helping me keep track of my business dealings.

Amina Innis
5.0
from 1 review
    Orlando C.
    Verified review

    Amina managed all company accounts: generating all payroll, tax reconciliation and payments. Conducted timely statement creations and the established a rigid budget control mechanism to encourage growth and profit within the company. Excellent work ethics and communicates well with all ordinates as well as sub-ordinates.

    MyGreen Tax & Accounting
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 23 years in business
    Mike B.
    Verified review

    Rick and his team have been handling my business for 8 years and I could not be happier with them. I own yoga studio in Seattle and they make the accounting process stress free so that I can run my business. With their help I am now expanding my business all around the Seattle area and beyond. For all my bookkeeping, tax and management consulting expertise, I go to these guys! From a very happy customer!

    Deb'll Do It Bookkeeping
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 4 years in business
    Michele H.
    Verified review

    Deb is a knowledgable bookkeeper and more-importantly she is very easy to work with. She is helpful, positive and energetic. She has a broad spectrum of experiences and she is willing to learn new things and help you in whatever way she can support your business.

    • 2 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Ben S.
    Verified review

    Amy was fantastic and quickly prepared the reports I needed...and just in time! I really appreciated her responsiveness and effort. We will definitely be working together in the future.

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    Tax season doesn't have to be dreadful when you go to BB Tax and Accounting because we regard in responsiveness, professionalism and keeping up-to-date with constantly changing tax regulations. If we don't consult you on each possible deduction and credit for your company or personal return, then we are not meeting our real belief in client expectation. This tax season, bring in your friends and family for a special, discounted price for everyone. At BB Tax, we're tailored to assist you to get control of your company without the responsibility of a full-time bookkeeper, the overhead or benefits that go along with a full-time employee; thus, letting you to utilize your time where it counts. We do the following services: * State taxes (WA and CA) * Audits (federal and state) * Form 990/non-profit organizations * Corporate and individual returns (all states) * Bookkeeping/accounting/payroll services * QuickBooks setup training/consulting * IRS issues and correspondence * International issues for US citizens and resident aliens We have Huong Nguyen's credentials and experience with MBA. We have 20 years of accounting experience (Vietnam and USA). We have 8 years of experience in individual and corporate taxes, and we are an active member of the National Society of Accountants (NSA) and the Washington Association of Accounting (WAA).

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    I can help you with your QuickBooks accounting and payroll, set up and organize your office, or help you with your human resource administration needs.

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    Do you need help in your business? Do you need QuickBooks, reconciliations, monthly records, and accruals, or are you closing your books? Do you want someone with Excel skills? Please contact me, I can help.

    • 5 years in business
    About

    Strong attention to detail and a unique perspective in adjusting accounts as well as establishing a social media presence.

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    I perform bookkeeping services, month end, year end, payroll, assisting CPA with year-end reviews, 401k and benefits administration, Microsoft Dynamics NAV certification, business analysis for accounting software implementation, financial statements, and cash flow management.

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    I offer full-service accounting including the following: * Servicing Small- to Mid-Size Companies * A/R, A/P, G/L and Payroll * Month-End, Quarterly and Year-End Processes * Financial Statements * Budget and Projections to aid in Tax Planning * Sales and Use Tax Returns (B&O Excise Tax) * 1099s and Year-End Filings * QuickBooks setup, training, seminars, quarterly reviews, cleanup and remote assistance for new and existing clients My mission is to help small businesses grow and to provide timely information that is helpful in planning for the overall future of the business as well as the owners and their families. I aim to provide quality, affordable, accurate, fast and friendly service. As a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor with over 25 years of in-depth experience and education in accounting principles, tax work and office management, I can help get your business finances under control and keep them that way. I am well acquainted with the start-up and responsibilities of running a small company. I find the challenge of converting a box of receipts, invoices and checks into a completed financial packet enjoyable. If you already have a good start on a computerized accounting system, you are ahead of the game. Most importantly, I will work with your current CPA or tax preparer to ensure that your year-end tax filing goes as smoothly as possible. One of my strengths is implementing efficient and up-to-date procedures and workflows within the accounting realm for my clients. I have extensive experience in running a "paperless" office, utilizing digital document management software that is protected in the cloud. If this is something you are interested in, I can help you achieve this goal. On your first appointment, I will provide, at no cost, a one-hour evaluation to determine the best course of action to get you on your way. I look forward to discussing your accounting needs and solution options with you.

    About

    Let me help you with your company's accounting and bookkeeping needs. I have enjoyed the accounting field for over 30 years, working with small- to mid-sized companies, doing everything from processing payroll to invoicing clients, generating vendor payments, calculating state and local tax quarterlies, and creating financial statements for your CPA. I can also help with cash flows, collections and end-of-year reconciliations. At this time I do not do personal or corporate tax returns. I would love to take those other bookkeeping chores off your hands so you can focus on sales!

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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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    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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