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the Cost of Personal Accounting Services

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 250
Feb 2008
Tustin, CA
Payment for preparing state and federal returns  more... close row
$ 510
Mar 2008
New York, NY
Long standing relationship with accountant  more... close row
$ 450
Mar 2008
Seattle, WA
State and Federal Tax Preparation for a 1099 Contractor  more... close row
$ 500
Mar 2007
Forks, Washington
Expensive but adequate tax preparation  more... close row
$ 500
Mar 2007
Blue Bell, PA
Tax preparation services  more... close row
$ 150
Apr 2007
San Diego, CA
Personal tax filing and amendment  more... close row
$ 180
Mar 2007
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
E-filing taxes through a CPA  more... close row
$ 106
Mar 2006
Columbus, OH
Tax Accountant
Tax preparer made life much easier  more... close row
$ 175
Mar 2007
Clarksburg, WV
Accounting firm for tax return  more... close row
$ 120
Feb 2008
WIchita, KS
Accounting service for income taxes  more... close row

Description of service

This is a review of an accounting service that is locally owned. The accountants have the proper licensing for this state. Specifically, this review pertains to income tax.


Review of Service

We were very impressed with the company we had doing our taxes. They are local and do not outsource (like several of the larger chains are beginning to do). They made sure that we had every piece of information in to their office before processing. After we gave what we thought was all of our financial data, we were called and informed that there were still a few things missing. The office was not upset, and just held thins until we had everything collected and ready to go. Though my wife was hesitant to spend the money on an accountant after doing her own taxes in the past, what we received in a refund more than made up for the initial cost.


Tips

Always ask around about who friends and family use to do their taxes. Ask if they are comfortable recommending who they use. Make sure that the person you go to is reputable; you will be giving this person all of your financial data and you want someone you can trust. Make sure you aren't "cooking the books," the better your record are, the less chance there is that you will be audited.


$ 125
Jan 2007
Northeast Arkansas
Local accounting service for income tax filing  more... close row
$ 125
Apr 2008
Myrtle Beach, SC
Preparing tax returns and reviewing old ones  more... close row
$ 115
Feb 2008
Richmond, MN
Possibly overcharged for tax preparation  more... close row