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Offline BubbleLiving

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Accountant Recommendations
« on: December 28, 2017, 10:36:00 AM »
Anyone have any good recommendations for accountants? Looking to use one to prepare taxes etc. Thanks!

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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2018, 01:57:26 PM »
Do the crickets mean no one uses an accountant here?  ;D Final plea for help on this! Thanks!

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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2018, 04:55:42 PM »
We use http://www.queencocpa.com/ and we are very happy with him.

Not doing much more than a yearly visit when it's time to file our taxes.

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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2018, 05:07:36 PM »
It's pretty hard to find a decent CPA that charges a reasonable price.  I called a few and the range is $500-$2000.  I have no clue how some of these places charge $2000 for a basic W2 return with a few rental properties. 

I thought I had a good guy for the past 5 years, but he kept increasing his prices and then I started finding mistakes in my tax returns. 

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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2018, 05:15:53 PM »
If you guys have fairly straight forward tax returns, just use TurboTax or TaxAct and save yourself money.
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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2018, 09:04:40 PM »
I think this thread isn't very exciting because we were recently talking about accountant suggestions on another TI thread.

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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2018, 08:24:10 AM »
People don’t like to reveal their favorite reasonably priced accountant.

Once the words get out, the account get tons of business and become too busy, their fee goes up.


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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2018, 02:54:48 PM »
H&R Block?

If it's just for taxes, won't they do?

There's also qwerty and USCTrojanCPA. :)
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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2018, 04:44:18 PM »
Thanks for sharing @marmot!

@USCTrojanCPA - I feel like it's getting less straightforward over the years now and maybe a little bit of me feeling like I might be missing potential refunds/deductions when I use TurboTax...

@Inc - yep, I wouldn't blame them, but kudos to those who don't mind sharing!

@irvinehomeowner - I was looking for an accountant because eventually I might need them for more than yearly tax prep stuff. Just wanted to start off with tax prep and see if I like them.

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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2018, 06:02:14 PM »
H&R Block?

If it's just for taxes, won't they do?

There's also qwerty and USCTrojanCPA. :)

I used to do a couple of relatives taxes and told them to find someone else. Got tired of doing that shit.

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Re: Accountant Recommendations
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2018, 01:01:47 AM »
My EX-Accountant Jpak went to jail on filing fraudulent taxes.  ::)
Good thing I only used that guy for 1 year. Be careful who you choose!

https://www.ocregister.com/2015/12/09/garden-grove-men-charged-with-grand-theft-in-filing-of-false-tax-returns/

 

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