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I called an accountant referred from a friend (who does not work in the medical field) and the CPA quoted me at ~700/month!! Wayy too much for my blood. Is this the going rate for having a good CPA on board? I've been working as a 1099 independent contractor over the past year and would like to have an accountant on board to help maximize my deductions.

Anyone with tips to find someone/something more affordable?

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ask a colleague. that is how I found mine.

initial visit was free. charged me $500 to set up my LLC, register with the state, get tax ID#, etc, etc. Charges around $200/quarter to prepare my taxes. saving me thousands of dollars/yr.

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My accountant when I had my own clinic charged me for the actual work she did. Filing taxes and franchise fees etc etc. If we had a sit down meeting for something she charged me for her time. No monthly anything.

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10 minutes ago, sas5814 said:

My accountant when I had my own clinic charged me for the actual work she did. Filing taxes and franchise fees etc etc. If we had a sit down meeting for something she charged me for her time. No monthly anything.

yup, ditto.

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