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Franklin Accountants

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  • 5 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Marc C.
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This is my experience with a virtual accountant. I was xoncerned on how it would work. Josh Beaugrand couldn't have made the transition and process any easier and more professional. It has been and exceptional experience. I couldn't have asked for a better person and would recommend him both highly and without and reservation.

  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle W.
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Tammy did everything that was asked of her. I had W2's from multiple states along with a stock redemption and she completed everything promptly. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for an accountant to do their taxes! Thanks again

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  • 17 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shane K.
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I came to MH Bookkeeping for not only this years taxes, which have a new business component and two partners taxes, but also 4 years of amendments needed to be done. I have been through so many locations trying to find someone who could do these for a reasonable price and who I could trust. I either didn't trust them, didn't like their work ethic, or they charged at a rate that would have not offset the cost of me doing it myself. Mark Has gone above and beyond in all these areas and I have already recommended his services to a couple of friends. I would gladly recommend him for anyone who values having a relationship with your accountant and who values being treated with the up-most respect. What is possibly the best part is Mark is proactively involved with all of his clients lives.

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Eclat Enterprises, LLC
from 28 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Letha M.
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Jeneen Perkins, service was awesome! I've referred two people.

Lewis Wile
from 19 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
John W.
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Lewis has worked for and with me for about twenty five years. He handled the accounting and taxes for my small business and the rental schedules and returns for my rental property. He assisted in keeping us ahead of the IRS with regards to estimated taxes, charitable deductions both cash and non cash. Lewis also did the personal tax work for my wife Leigh and I. This included sorting through brokerage statements, for reporting, interest,dividends, capitol gains and loses, employee business expenses related to my sales and travel. As our children grew older Lewis ferretted out all of the education credits and worked on maintaining my head of household status as long as possible. Lewis also does my children's taxes and their trust related requirements which can be trying at times with respect to the federal government and the constantly changing laws. At no time has the IRS ever questioned any of his work with us.

Farrow & Associates LLC
from 10 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Paul O.
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I had worked with another accountant for years. A friend suggested that I give Scott a shot. He reviewed my tax returns from prior years and uncovered a significant amount of taxes that I overpaid. He corrected the other accountants mistake and has maximized my returns each year since. Very friendly, very reliable.

Homestead Accounting LLC
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Peihong C.
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Sean did an excellent job on my 2016 tax return. He is the best accountant I've worked with so far. I've been struggling to decide use CPA or Turbotax for my tax return. But after Sean did my tax return, I made up my mind that I will be going to him for my tax return going forward. He saved me a lot of money compare to Turbotax. He is also very detail oriented and patient. The whole process is very pleasant, it only took him 2 days to get my tax done. I've already asked him to take a look at my tax return of previous year and recommended him to my friends.

AKK Tax & Accounting LLC
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
William B.
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I originally hired Ana to help with my business' accounting, but I ran into a couple other projects that needed some numbers help as well. She was able to step in and untangle a mess that I couldn't get figured out, and I'm much more confident in the end product that I'm going to be bringing to my client.

  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
William F.
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Very professional and helpful! Went above and beyond to provide information I inquired about.

  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alexis A.
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I really can’t say enough good things about this firm. The accountant at my company had messed up my taxes and the IRS put a wage garnishment on my salary, taking out a major part of it. My employer said that there was nothing they could do and I was really stressed out because of this. I contacted a bunch of lawyers and tax services before I got a call back from these guys. They were really helpful and professional throughout the exchange on the phone. They assured me that they can get the order reversed. They negotiated with the IRS and had the wage garnishment removed. They negotiated for the outstanding taxes to be paid through installments over a period of ten months. This was more manageable for me and I am very grateful for their help.


At Nelson Tax Accounting, we provide expert tax preparation, accounting and payroll services at a cost lower than the major companies in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In a field full of constant tax changes, we utilize the best resources available to provide timely, complete and accurate tax returns for individuals, businesses, estates and trusts while keeping your tax burden to the lowest legal amount.


Mission statement; To serve, inform, and educate all clients with the highest quality of information, simplifying complex and ever-changing tax laws. Together providing pro active tax and business planning achieving prosperity in our client's personal and professional lives.


We are an expert problem solver for tax and accounting issues. We handle small business and individual tax return preparation and planning. Failing to plan is planning to fail. We are QuickBooks certified and have been supporting our clients on QuickBooks since version 1. We know how to make QuickBooks do just about anything you might need. We believe in setting up systems to get good and timely information to support good business decisions. We have the system to save yourself stress, time, energy and money.


I provide online accounting tutoring to college students and any high school students. I can teach advanced, auditing, and beginner accounting.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack


I help small business owners run their business. This can include bank reconciliations, profit and loss statements, and payroll.


We offer the same quality of certified public accounting services you would expect from a downtown firm with a suburban location.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

We have over 10 years' experience in accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, business and individual tax services and corporate or partnership set-up.

  • 10 years in business

We run a full service cloud based accounting firm. Being a cloud based firm means that we utilize the latest technology to help advance our ability to provide you with the best services. Many firms around the country are set in the “old ways” of doing accounting. We are breaking free from traditional restrictive barriers, while sticking to core accounting principles, which allows us to offer a better service without increasing the charge. We set up all of our clients on a cloud accounting system (unless they already have a system in place they would like us to use). This includes bring their day-to-day accounting online so we can work on our client’s finances seamlessly. There is no downloading of software and transferring of files. Our client ‘s have full access to their financials at all times from anywhere. We also have a proprietary cloud based client management system that is designed specifically for us to communicate more effectively with our clients. Through this system our clients are able to see our progress on various projects and tasks. It also allows them to ask questions and communicate with a JETRO agent one-on-one. Utilizing cloud technology we are able to bring our clients accounting into the 21st century. This allows us to provide information in a more timely matter while also improving communication, workflow, and success for the company.


We are a small business providing payroll, accounting, and tax service for other small businesses. We currently have 450 clients in 45 states. We also provide quickbooks training and consulting. At SAS, we don't start a stop watch for billing purposes whenever we talk to you. You pay a flat rate for unlimited service. Simplify your life. Choose SAS as your virtual CFO for all your payroll, accounting, and tax needs.


LMT Accounting & Tax, LLC provides quick books setup, monthly accounting services, tax preparation and setup of the right business structure for your small business, governmental agencies and not for profit organizations. Your line of business will be thoroughly examined and provided with an assessment and road map of what needs to be done to obtain your financial and accounting goals. Services I Can Provide: For Small Businesses and Individuals: Ongoing Service regularly scheduled To keep your books up to date You get the financial reports you need; Budgeting, planning, comparisons to actual; Bookkeeping Catch-up/Cleanup Behind on your bookkeeping? Full catch up to tax ready books; Setup your company, chart of accounts, connect bank accounts, Ready to go service; Training for your employees/yourself; Organizational support for a tax audit. Looking for help with QuickBooks Online? Or do you have a bookkeeping problem you would like resolved? I can help you in the following ways: • Initial QuickBooks Online setup • Year-end clean-up and review to make sure your books are ready for tax return season • Monthly bookkeeping services • Monthly or Quarterly review services • Provide Quickbooks training including quick and easy ways to run reports.

Q & A

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.

Check out the average hourly rate for accounting services in your area.

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.

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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