Jack Anderson     Aug 29, 2018     1894

Tips to Find the Right Tax Accountant

For any business, whether small or big sized firm, everyone needs tax accountant for routine financial operations, records and tax planning. In the event that somebody reveals to you that he contracted a tax accountant to do his accounting and tax-related tasks, you may think that his tax situation must be difficult. But, it’s not like that. Many organizations can get maximum benefits from hiring a tax accountant, and a lot do. But before that, you should take some right steps while hiring an accountant or tax preparer for your business. Understand Why You Need a Tax Accountant first of all, you need to identify what exactly you expect from an accountant. Here are some common causes for why you need one.

  • Preparing tax return is time-consuming, hectic or confusing.
  • You want to make sure your tax return is accurate.
  • Organize and update the company’s tax database
  • Prepare necessary paperwork for tax payments and returns
  • Identify tax savings and suggest ways to increase profits
  • Complete quarterly and annual tax reports
  • Estimate and track tax returns

Finding a Tax Accountant Here are some tips for finding a tax professional with the specialized skill you need. Remember one thing, not the accountant, are ultimately responsible for the info involved in your tax return.

  1. Referrals are usually the best way to find a trustworthy accountant. Ask your friends and family members, if there any reference they have in their contact. It can be helpful to ask someone who has a tax situation that's like to your own.
  2. Determine your business needs: Do you want an accountant to just handle the books and file your taxes, or someone who can give advice for business grows? It’s also important to ask if the accountant has the authorizations to sign financial statements and do legal compliance work.
  3. Areas of Expertise & Services Delivered: Many CPAs have their own areas of expertise and provide specific services to clients. If you are looking for tax planning, business entity choice, or IRS representation, make sure the accountant you hire to work with has the essential skills and practice to do the job done.
  4. Many Local firms specialized in tax preparing for individuals and small businesses but ask if the firm has the expertise to manage your taxes if there's anything unique situation.

Questions To Ask Before You Hire Remote Tax Accountant When you shorting your list of potential accountants, schedule a time to speak to each one of them and ask some basic questions. Here are a few questions to get you started:

  • How much-experienced Person will you have?
  • Require Accounting software knowledge
  • What kind of tools will be used for communication
  • Remote access to staff
  • Are you providing Daily Report?
  • What if my staff member is on leave?
  • Where will you Keep work files and other required stuff?

Remote staffing: The best and cost-effective way to hire a right tax accountant. Experts at a specialized staffing agency?help you focus your search for Tax professionals with industry experience, quickly and successfully. You can hire a remote employee from a staffing agency and gain learning curve benefits. A staffing firm also helps save you money because it can handle all aspects of the staffing process: personal interviews, technical skills evaluations, soft skills reviews and determination of the suitability of a candidate's fit with your work environment and all. A staffing agency can give advice on what mix of workers you need, including full-time, part-time or temporary staff. It will save your cost up to 75% compared to an in-house staff.

Entigrity™ is a trusted offshore staffing partner to over 500+ accountants, CPAs and tax firms across the US and Canada. Our flexible and transparent hiring model gives helps firms of all sizes to hire staff for accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation or any other task for 75% less cost. As a firm 'run by accountants, for the accountants', Entigrity captures the hiring needs of accounting firms most precisely, providing staff that works directly under your control and management, still you are left with least to worry about compliance, payroll taxes, overheads or any other benefits.

About The Author

Jack Anderson

Director, Marketing

Jack is the Head of Strategic Marketing at Entigrity Offshore Staffing with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in Tax Accounting, Income Tax, Management, Payroll, and Auditing. Strong sales professional with a Bachelor of Arts - BA, Business Adminstration focused in Accounting and Finance from California State University, Fullerton.

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