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Top 10 accountants in South Jordan, UT

Clients agree: these South Jordan accountants are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
J Brent Shedden CPA

J Brent Shedden CPA

5.0Exceptional(6)
Offers online services
9 hires on Thervo
14+ years in business
Serves South Jordan, UT
Bret T. says, "Straight forward and efficient. " Read more
Curth Wagner & Associates LLC

Curth Wagner & Associates LLC

New on Thervo
Offers online services
13+ years in business
Serves South Jordan, UT
I am a licensed tax professional specializing in filing back tax returns, representation, and tax audits. Helping people get out of bad situations with the IRS and stae taxing authorities.
K.A.N. Accounting & Tax, Inc.

K.A.N. Accounting & Tax, Inc.

New on Thervo
Offers online services
35+ years in business
Serves South Jordan, UT
Introducing K.A.N. Accounting & Tax, Inc. K.A.N. Accounting & Tax, Inc. is focused on providing fast, high quality, professional Accounting, Business Advisory , and Tax Services, and doing so with a friendly, personal approach that truly sets us apart. The business was founded by Karl Nebeker, CPA. Mr. Nebeker began his accounting career in 1982 after completing a Masters Degree in Accounting. Since that time, Mr. Nebeker has worked in Public Accounting and in Private Industry where he has been a Controller and Chief Financial Officer in various types of organizations. This has given him a strong understanding of the challenges that fa...
OSO Tax Service

OSO Tax Service

New on Thervo
Offers online services
18+ years in business
Serves South Jordan, UT
What makes us unique here at OSO Tax Service is that we take care of our customers after the sale. Our work does not end when the tax return is filled. We help you all the way through, making sure you get your refund. Because we are open all year, we are here to help you with any notices from the IRS and/or the state that may come later in the year. We employee 2 full time Enrolled Agents that can represent you in a tax court. In short, we are here for YOU! OSO TAX SERVICE (435) 554-0181 www.osotax.com We LOVE taxes! We know, that sounds impossible to most people, but we hear that question all the time- "Do you really enjoy what you do?" And ...
Pratt And LeFevre Corporation, Management Accountants

Pratt And LeFevre Corporation, Management Accountants

5.0(1)
16+ years in business
Serves South Jordan, UT
Tiffany S. says, "I became acquainted with Pratt and LeFevre Corporation when I was just a baby entrepreneur testing my weight on the branch. The education I have recieved through becoming a client, and eventually partnering with them for mutual growth has been a more submersive and unique learning experience I've ever engaged with. In my first two years of business I more than doubled my profits, feel more secure with my assets and liability than I ever have, and have already seen the benefits of their tax strategy. Obviously, I highly recommend them to any and all small businesses and entrepreneurs who intend to grow, succeed, and build a legacy to last generations." Read more

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 South Jordan accountants

Recent success stories from people in the South Jordan area.
Steve S.
Prompt, responsive, clear, competent.
J Brent Shedden CPA
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