CPA Charge???

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by LoneStarLawn, Feb 11, 2001.

  1. Frank

    Frank LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    My accountant charges by the quarter. They usually run their rates by the amount of payroll they have to do. now I will caution, make sure its someone you can trust I had heard from an accountant that I know, and don't deal with. Some like to create trouble at times to build up there fee's to get you out of trouble.
  2. lawman

    lawman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 199

    The price is worth it so you are not gotten by the IRS Man. If he gets you I do belive that it is going to cost you much more in the long run.
  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    $350 a year to do taxes.
  4. Russ

    Russ LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 540

    $380.00 a year to do taxes. $100.00 per hour to clean up Quick Books.
  5. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    I was useing H+R Block for several years because a neighbor owned the franchise and did my taxes personaly.Another business friend had suggested very strongly to seek the assistance of a CPA. Last year I found out that I had been had by H+R Block each year.The CPA cost $300.00 but saved me over $3000.00 compared to a few hundered in the past.I am hopeing for a bigger savings this year seeing as how he got my records in line.

    Ask friends who are in business who they use or think are best CPA'S. I was supprised at what could be deducted!!

  6. jeffyr

    jeffyr LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    I pay $425 per year. He also does investment counceling so I call him on a regular basis with questions. Totl time at tax time may be 2 hours, but total for the year has to be 8-10. He's a good guy.


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