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$ 350
Apr 2006
San Francisco, CA
First year with consulting business  more... close row

Description of service

I started a new consulting business and incurred a lot of expenses. But at the same time, I was also working a full-time and a part-time job. Much of my income was from employment versus business. Anyway, my parents have a clothing subcontracting business and insisted that I use their accountant. I was hesitant because I doubt that he knew how to do accounting. But I didn't know anyone so I gave them all my receipts and W2s. When the tax returns were ready for me to sign, I was furious. He completely disregarded all my expenses and reported taxes based on my employment income and said that I owed taxes. My parents paid the accountant but the accountant's services was definitely not worth it.


Review of Service

Quick turnaround. Poor communication. The accountant did not listen to my needs. Instead, he said to my parents that I was in the "bullsh**" business because I was younger and I had another job and was going to school. I fired that guy and redid my taxes and owed nothing to the government.


Tips

Shop around for a good accountant who knows what you need and understands how to prepare the forms that are pertinent to your business or financial situation. And don't give in and settle for someone who charges less because when you get audited, you are the one on the hook, not the accountant.


$ 3750
Apr 2008
washington, dc
Tax returns and other documents prepared for small business  more... close row
$ 5000
Dec 2008
Scottsdale, AZ
Financial Audit for Business with 100 Employees  more... close row
$ 800
Jan 2007
Indianapolis, IN
Thorough tax preparation for business  more... close row
$ 150
Apr 2007
Gadsden, AL
Filing federal and state taxes for business  more... close row
$ 650
Apr 2008
Bellingham, WA
Business tax returns prepared easily  more... close row
$ 1200
Feb 2008
Bensalem, Pa
Great accountant does taxes and much more  more... close row
$ 2500
Jan 2008
Guilford, CT
year end audit for businesses a good idea  more... close row
$ 150
Apr 2008
New Castle, PA
Tax return for sole proprietorship   more... close row
$ 250
Apr 2008
London KY
Tax preparation with no advice or guidance   more... close row
$ 300
Feb 2008
Amarillo, TX
Tax preparation for an LLC  more... close row