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Accountant

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by The landscaper, Feb 28, 2005.

  1. The landscaper

    The landscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    A lot of you talk about your accounts. I was just curious to see what everybody pays for their accountant help. Thanks
     
  2. Branchland

    Branchland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    I'm paying $25.00 per hour.
     
  3. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,144

    $25 and hour? ??

    I think im paying $150 an hour!!!! :help:
     
  4. DBM

    DBM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    Branchland,

    I think you're paying a bookeeper, not an account the $25/hr. My accountant has a new BMW and some sort of new high performance Chevy truck sitting in his driveway. I too pay over $100/hr.
     
  5. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    150 Per Hour
     
  6. jpmako

    jpmako LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 593

    $200.00 per visit.
     
  7. The landscaper

    The landscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    Wow, is it worth it.
    Is it so hard, it can't be done by you?
     
  8. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,864

    a good accountant will pay for his or her self many times over and likely lower your tax bill significantly more than you dole out for their services. taxes should not be reactionary and therefore you should have a tax strategy in place.
     
  9. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    I use an accountant maybe once a year. I do my own taxes and whatnot. I pay him $50 an hour and normally meet with him for two hours a year just to see if he knows anything new.
     
  10. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569


    That price sounds more like BookKeepersRUs. Sure you aren't using H&R Block :p

    A good CPA will be at least $100 an hour.
     

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