Good tax preparers?

accounting ledgerLiz emails:

Can you or your readers recommend a good person or place to get taxes prepared? Suggestions for independent CPAs or accountants outside of H&R Block and Liberty Tax are especially welcome!

Somewhat surprisingly, it looks like we haven't had this exact question before -- we had one about small business tax prep, and one about accountants. And those are both a few years old, and things change.

So, if you have a suggestion for Liz, please share! A please include a line or two about why you're recommending that person/firm.

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Comments

We use an independent family owned and run CPA in Schenectady. I highly recommend them.

http://www.watsonpetersoncpa.com/

STAY AWAY from Frank C Kiepura & Associates!

Schenectady Tax Service, the Reynolds family.

http://reynoldstaxservice.com/

Anita Savoy at Jordan and Savoy Accountants
Address: 451 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180
Phone:(518) 272-1800

Reasonably priced, gets the job done quick, and allows you to send all documents through dropbox, which make it very easy! She has always gotten me a substantial refund!

Jeff Benson at DiFabio VanZandt and Company. 458-9650
jbenson@dvzcpa.com

Don't know what kind of situation you are in, but don't forget Albany Public Library offers free tax-help for low-income families.

http://www.albanypubliclibrary.org/research/taxes/

Accounting for All, in Clifton Park. Professional, responsive, and personable. Especially good for small (and very small) businesses.

http://www.accountingforall.com/

Chuck Oliver in Latham is awesome. I've used him for years and he's great to work with. http://chuckoliver.com/ 518.690.0221

Doug Ebersman CPA on Columbia Street in Albany. He is fantastic!

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