Accountant's fee's

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Keegan, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Keegan

    Keegan LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Posts: 605

    What do you guys pay for an accountant to do your annual business taxes? I'm a solo guy and I got a bill for $495. Sounds pretty high for a one man operation.

    My mother in law who is a bookeeper will help me out throughout the year if I need help on how to post something in QB so it's not like I call him thorughout the year and he's getting back at me.
     
  2. mngrassguy

    mngrassguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,167

    Your costs sound about right to me. I pay around $800/year.
     
  3. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,850

    sounds cheap
     
  4. CLARK LAWN

    CLARK LAWN LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,526

    i payed 525 so you sound about right
     
  5. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,156

    I pay $600 for the corporate taxes to be taken care of, and $200 for the personal.
     
  6. got-h2o

    got-h2o LawnSite Member
    from NW IN
    Posts: 80

    I want to say I'm right in the $4-500 range as well
     
  7. Keegan

    Keegan LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Posts: 605

    OK. It's good to know that I'm not getting screwed.
     
  8. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,206

    $ 875.00 total for me.........
     
  9. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,370

    Yeah, it sounds about right for a small op ... they charge about $ 150, or more, per hour !!
     
  10. fl-landscapes

    fl-landscapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,542

    If you've got a good accountant he may not be costing you anything when you think about it. He is likely getting the most out of current tax laws Then say your mother in law. No offense to her it's just impossible for someone who's not a cpa to keep up on all the tax laws. Think your price sounds fair.
     

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