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Find accountants in Missouri City, TX

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Top 10 accountants in Missouri City, TX

Clients agree: these Missouri City accountants are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Path Bookkeeping And Tax Preparation Service

Path Bookkeeping And Tax Preparation Service

Offers online services
6 hires on Thervo
14+ years in business
Serves Missouri City, TX
Angela S. says, "Alex was quick to respond and did what he said he was going to to. Pleasure to work with." Read more
Sou Bookkeeping And Tax Services.

Sou Bookkeeping And Tax Services.

Offers online services
1 hire on Thervo
10+ years in business
Serves Missouri City, TX
Caitlin M. says, "Great work! Keep it up! Thank you!!!" Read more
Puma's Business Creation & Finanical Services Inc

Puma's Business Creation & Finanical Services Inc

Offers online services
1 hire on Thervo
12+ years in business
Serves Missouri City, TX
D. S. says, "Veloney help me get in compliance with the state with my business. I didn't know where to start. And she took the bull by its horn and lead the way." Read more
Charles Financial Services

Charles Financial Services

Offers online services
2 hires on Thervo
5+ years in business
Serves Missouri City, TX
Howard G. says, "Very friendly and very smartt! Highly recommend her! " Read more
Naresh Setlur CPA

Naresh Setlur CPA

New on Thervo
Offers online services
33+ years in business
Serves Missouri City, TX
Each month we provide you with an income statement, balance sheet, comparison of current year to prior year results and summary of the last twelve months of results. We give you the tools to analyze your business and be more successful Opportunity to help people achieve their financial goals.

Your Accounting questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

What do accountants do?

Accountants help manage finances for businesses and individuals. Common services include:

  • Day-to-day bookkeeping: Recording income/expenses, processing payroll, managing accounts payable/receivable
  • Reporting: Preparing financial statements, cash flow reports, profit/loss statements
  • Taxes: Tax planning and preparation, filing returns, resolving audits
  • Auditing: Reviewing financial records to verify accuracy and compliance
  • Advising: Budgeting, reducing costs, improving profits, managing cash flow
  • Compliance: Ensuring legal/regulatory standards are met, documenting processes
  • Systems: Implementing accounting software/controls appropriate for the organization

How much do accountants charge?

Accountant fees vary widely based on several factors:

  • Location: Accountants in major metropolitan areas tend to charge higher rates, averaging $150 to $400 per hour. In smaller towns, rates may range from $100 to 250 per hour.
  • Experience level: Newly certified or junior accountants typically charge $50 to $150 per hour. Senior accountants with 5 to 10 years of experience charge $200 to $500 per hour on average.
  • Firm size: Solo practitioners and small local firms often have lower rates compared to larger regional or national firms.
  • Specializations: Accountants with niche expertise like forensic accounting or international taxes command higher rates.
  • Services: Commonly outsourced services like payroll, bookkeeping, and tax prep tend to cost less per hour than consultative services like auditing and financial planning.

Expect to pay $150 to $1,800+ for tax prep, $2,000 to $25,000+ for auditing, and $200 to $1,000 per month for bookkeeping, depending on your business size and needs. Request free consultations and compare detailed estimates before hiring.

How is an accountant different from a bookkeeper?

Bookkeepers handle daily transactions like recording expenses or issuing invoices. Accountants take the data bookkeepers compile and use it for high-level tasks like preparing financial statements, guiding business strategy, and filing taxes.

Most small businesses need both bookkeeping and higher-level accounting. A single accountant can provide both services, or you can hire a separate bookkeeper. If hiring both, ensure they communicate and regularly share data.

When should you hire an accountant?

Consider hiring an accountant if:

  • You need help selecting accounting systems and software for your business.
  • You need help with complex finances like managing investments, real estate, or international transactions.
  • Don't have the time or the training to do daily bookkeeping and accounting tasks yourself.
  • You need tax expertise to help maximize your return and prevent tax errors or penalties.
  • You're looking to identify cost reductions and growth opportunities.
  • You're preparing for an audit or sale and need to verify accurate financial statements.
  • You notice errors in your current system and need an expert to review processes and improve internal controls.

How do I choose an accountant near me?

The right accountant-client relationship can provide tremendous value to your business. Take the time to research options thoroughly before deciding who to hire. When researching accountants near you:

  • Ask for referrals from business owners in your industry.
  • Review credentials like CPA licensing, education, specializations.
  • Ask them for a free consultation and meet with them to discuss your needs.
  • Compare detailed estimates from at least 3 potential accountants.
  • Ask for client references and read client reviews on Lawful and Google.
  • Clearly communicate your expectations and budget.
  • Look for an accountant who communicates clearly and answers your questions in understandable terms.
  • Prioritize trust and rapport, as your accountant handles sensitive financial data.
  • Consider both large established CPA firms and smaller local professionals.

What questions should I ask when getting estimates from CPA firms or accountants?

Asking the below questions and choose an accountant who answers you promptly and clearly.

  • How long have you been an accountant?
  • What financial certifications do you have?
  • Do you specialize in a specific industry or area?
  • Can I have a free consultation? 
  • What accounting services do you offer?
  • How to you calculate and bill for your services?

Reviews for Missouri City accountants

Recent success stories from people in the Missouri City area.
Hanaa R.
10/10 would recommend to all my friends. I wish I could give more than 5 stars!
Sou Bookkeeping and Tax Services.
K. T.
Puma's Business Creation assist me in obtaining not just one but two trademarks. I'm was extremely happy because it was so stressed for me and she made the process so easy.
Puma's Business Creation & Finanical Services Inc
DeShaun S.
The willingness to continue to educate themselves on industry best practices.
Charles Financial Services
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