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Tax Services

Pricing

The price of your tax return shouldn't be a guessing game.

View our starting prices and the factors that could impact the final cost of your tax return.


Income Tax Returns

View Price Factors below for more detailed information.

For the

 business 

Starting at

$865

File my business taxes

Standard return includes


✅ Federal return + 1 state return
✅ 15-minute handoff meeting
✅ Limited tax bookkeeping

For the

 individual 

Starting at

$350

File my individual taxes

Standard return includes


✅ Federal return + 1 state return
✅ 15-minute handoff meeting
✅ Limited tax bookkeeping

Price Factors

If your tax return requires any of the following services, it may impact the final price of your return.
  • Reprocessing or expediting

    May apply if we are required to re-prepare or expedite your return.

    Examples include:

    • Reprocessing your tax return to include information that wasn't provided to us to prepare the return (i.e. more deductions added, unknown K1, etc)
    • Expediting your tax return ahead of other client returns (i.e. the return is needed ASAP)
  • Providing bookkeeping services

    May apply if we do not receive the required financial statements or are required to make modifications to the books and records provided to us to prepare your tax return.

    Examples include:

    • Preparing financial statements in order to prepare the tax return
    • Posting journal entries (prior year entries or new entries to update/correct your books)
    • Research related to books/records not being correct, retained earnings not rolling forward, understanding your underlying transactions to post adjusting journal entries
  • State or foreign filings

    May apply if state filings are required, or if we are required to prepare apportionment schedules on your behalf to prepare a state income tax filing; or if we are required to include additional information related to your foreign activities or your foreign investors.

    Examples include:

    • Preparation of state returns (For your individual or business return)
    • Preparing the state apportionment worksheet on your behalf or, if required, updating it multiple times
    • If we are required to perform research on nexus requirements for each state in which you operate or could be operating
    • Reporting foreign bank accounts (FBAR / Form 114)
    • Foreign tax filings (Forms 5472)
    • Other foreign tax filings
  • Extra data entry

    May apply if you have a more complex investment structure (multiple or complex 1099s, K1s) or if you have a substantial amount of updates required (such as from purchasing or selling multiple fixed assets or having a complex fix asset structure, multiple information updates for the owners of your business, etc).

    Examples include:

    • Form 1099s (First three included with return)
    • Work related to basis, stock compensation, etc. if not included on documents provided to us
    • Schedule K-1s (First three included with return)
    • Fixed asset updates – buying or selling (First ten included with return)
    • Owner information updates (First two included with return)
  • Additional/special schedules, forms, or elections

    May apply if we are required to include a Schedule C, rental property (Schedule E or Form 8825) on your income tax return; or if we include a special form or election; or if special calculations are required for your investments, such as application of the basis rules.

    Examples include:

    • Form 2553, S-Corp election
    • Converting from cash basis to accrual basis
    • IRC Sec. 754 adjustment (Form 1065 only)
    • Special allocations under your partnership agreement (Simple adjustments included with return)
    • Filing a business tax return (Schedule C) on your tax return
    • Rental properties reported on your individual return (Schedule E)
    • Rental properties reported on your business return (Form 8825) (First three included with return)
    • Combined tax return (most commonly, for rental property LLCs)
    • Investment calculations & planning when applying rules related basis, at risk and passive activity losses; determining your active or basis status; discussions surrounding real estate professional status
  • Buying or selling a business

    May apply if you buy or sell your business, or a portion of your business.

    Examples include:

    • Additional work required when you buy a business
    • Additional work required when you sell a business
  • Other complex matters

    May apply if there are other complex items that aren’t “normal” to most Taxpayers, such as special foreign filings, forms, returns, etc.

    We’ve attempted to explain the major modifiers that impact the price you pay for tax return preparation.  However, there are numerous complex items that only impact a very small percentage of our clientele, and an even smaller number of normal taxpayers.  Meaning, we haven’t listed every little item that could impact tax return pricing.

    If we haven’t listed it, and we deem it is complex (or it is listed, but the issue at hand is more complex than we indicate here), then that service will be completed at hourly rates.

All prices are subject to change depending on the specifics of your tax situation.

Looking for other tax services? Check out our additional services for info about trusts, 1099s & more!



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A final note on prices:

If you have a complex return, we'd be happy to provide a more detailed quote to ensure you are fully informed of the potential cost to you. Ultimately, your specific tax circumstances dictate the final cost of your tax services.

We love to be transparent when it comes to pricing. That's what you deserve from a tax partner.

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Additional Services

Just in case you're looking for a little something extra.

Other & special  returns 

  • Quarterly estimated taxes

    Quarterly estimated taxes are an important piece of the tax planning puzzle. If we are completing your tax return, Safe Harbor calculations are included, if required. This method is enough to help avoid penalties from the IRS but does not provide the most accurate estimate.

    Whether you file your tax returns with us or somewhere else, we can give you a more precise calculation of estimated taxes. For quarterly estimated taxes calculated based on your current books, the standard range is $250 to $350 per quarter. This will give you a very accurate estimate of your taxes owed so you aren't left with a big surprise when tax season rolls around.

  • Past due & back taxes

    When you have past due or back taxes, we’re required to prepare several years of returns at the same time. Doing this typically means a little extra work than when preparing a single year tax return. You can reasonably estimate the cost of these returns to be the current year rates + 10% for additional time spent.

    Note that for any past due tax project, we require a 50% nonrefundable deposit to be paid before we begin the project. As we prepare your returns, we will progress invoice you for them. Your deposit will be applied to your final tax return invoice from us.

  • Amended tax returns

    If we prepared the return being amended, the cost will be somewhere between 50% to 75% of what the original return cost. This covers updating the return and the return going through the quality control process again.


    If we did not prepare the return being amended, the cost will typically be between 70% to 100% of what we would have charged if we had prepared the original return.

  • Tangible personal property taxes

    Florida (per return/county)

    $275 to $325


    Other states (per return/county)

    $275 & up


  • Reporting for self-directed 401(k)

    Reporting for self-directed 401(k), solo 401(k) and other self-directed retirement plans (Form 5500EZ) with no tax due starts at $500 to $750.

Tax  advisory 

  • Tax strategy & planning

    Tax strategy and planning is offered at hourly rates.

    This session typically includes reviewing your tax situation from the top-down, planning for major events in the near future, and giving actionable advice for making your business as tax-efficient as possible.

    For tax advisory, billable time includes all advisory time before, during or after a meeting. Examples include time spent reviewing documents, answering questions, conducting research, and more.

  • Business financing

    Anytime your business changes its financing, it will affect your income taxes. Whether that's through adding or removing partners/owners, taking a loan, or something else, you'll want to plan it ahead of time to minimize your tax liability.

    Advisory regarding financing your business is offered at hourly rates.

    For tax advisory, billable time includes all advisory time before, during or after a meeting. Examples include time spent reviewing documents, answering questions, conducting research, and more.

  • Business structuring

    The way you choose to structure your business(es) has a huge impact on your overall taxes and, in the end, your bottom line. Speak with a tax advisor about the best way to build your business.

    Advisory for business structuring is offered at hourly rates.

    Business structuring is often accompanied with tax strategy and planning. After just one session, you'll walk away with a roadmap for you and your business.

    For tax advisory, billable time includes all advisory time before, during or after a meeting. Examples include time spent reviewing documents, answering questions, conducting research, and more.

Miscellaneous  services 

  • Filing 1099s

    Base price

    $150/batch


    Price per form:

     

    First 10 forms

    included


    Additional forms

    $5/each


    Mailing service

    $2.50/each


    Assistance outside of preparation

    Hourly rates


    Additional copies of the 1099 filings:

     

    Digital copy, per request

    $25


    Paper copy, per request

    $25 to $50


  • Tax notices

    Review without response

    Hourly rates


    Standard response [CP161, CP162]

    $125 to $150


    Standard response [CP59, LTR12C]

    $175 to $250


    All other notices (custom response)

    Hourly rates


  • IRS audit & collection representation

    Audit & collection representation is offered at hourly rates.

    If the IRS is auditing you or has initiated a collection action against you, we have your back.  Our team is well versed in representing Taxpayers in these situations and welcomes the opportunity to represent you before the IRS.

    We will work as an intermediary between you and the IRS in order to explain what the IRS is looking for and provide that information to the IRS in the best manner possible.  Along the way we'll update you on the status and provide an ear when you need it.  An audit can be challenging, but you don't need to go through it alone.

  • More...

    Bank comfort letters

    $175 to $275


    Additional copies of your tax returns

     

    Digital copy, per request

    $50


    Paper copy, per request

    $50 to $100


    Effective tax analysis

    $175 to $325


    Schedule K-1 mailing service

    $3.50


    S Corporation election

    $300


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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my payment options?

    You can pay by credit card, check or ACH.

  • When is payment due?

    For most tax services, payment is due upon completion of your tax return or other service.

    Some services, usually projects with a larger scope or longer term, will require a portion of the payment upfront. For more complex returns, you may be progress-billed (billed throughout the completion of your return(s) due to the size of the project).

    To learn more, ask an advisor how your services will be billed prior to engagement.

  • I just started my business. Do I need to hire someone to do my taxes?

    No. But if you ask us, yes.

    The truth is, you don't need a tax professional. With that being said, the large majority of business owners benefit greatly from speaking with a tax professional. That's why we always advise business owners, especially new business owners, to hire a CPA to help navigate their tax situation.

    For more info, check out our article that compares using TurboTax to working with a CPA.

  • Will working with you save me money on my taxes?

    Hopefully.

    We can never guarantee that we will save you money on your tax bill. We can guarantee that, by working with us, you will operate with a savvy tax strategy while remaining compliant with the IRS. It doesn't get better than that.

  • What's included with my tax return?

    The following services are included with each income tax return:

    • Secure portal to upload your documentation
    • 30-minute check-in meeting
    • Paper filing service (if e-filing is unavailable)
    • One state income tax return
    • One digital copy of each e-filed return
    • One paper copy of each paper filed return
    • Safe harbor estimated tax calculations*
    • Payment instructions and vouchers*
    • Adjusting journal entries for you to post*
    *included if required
  • What's not included with my tax return?

    The following services are not included with your tax return but can be added on at an additional charge.

    • Bookkeeping services for clean statements to file tax returns
    • Preparation of effective tax analysis
    • Maintenance of an excessive amount of fixed assets
    • Amending returns for reasons outside of our control
    • Responding to tax notices regarding the return
    • Representation in a tax audit
  • What are your hourly rates?

    Partner: $325/hour

    Tax Manager: $250/hour

    Senior Tax Associate: $175/hour

    Tax Associate: $125/hour

  • Do you work with nonprofits?

    Usually, no.

    We only work with nonprofit entities when they are funded by a client business or family group. We don’t work with other nonprofits that are usually funded by third party donations and other outside funding sources.

    If you need a nonprofit tax expert, we would be happy to introduce you to one of our trusted partners. You can contact us for more information.

  • Do you file income tax returns outside of the US?

    No.

    For the time being, we only file tax returns in the United States.

    If you have a business with foreign owners, shareholders or investments, we can still work with you on all matters relating to US tax compliance.

  • Do you file tax returns in all US states?

    Yes.

    We file returns in all 50 states in the U.S. For pricing purposes, you can expect income tax returns in most states to cost approximately the same amount. Only a few states, such as California and Pennsylvania, typically have a higher cost due to increased state-specific standards in those states.

  • Can you help me with sales tax?

    Yes.

    Sales tax returns start at $120 for quarterly filing or $75 for monthly filing, depending on the needs of your business.

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