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Selecting an Accountant Fulton NY

If you don't have an accountant, you should shop around for one just as you would for any other service provider. Many small business owners are more comfortable choosing a CPA as their accountant because, as a rule, they feel it assures them a high level of professional competence

Jack B Alter CPA
(315) 598-4411
175 S 2nd St
Fulton, NY
 
Michel Tax & Accounting Service
(315) 635-5071
30 1/2 Oswego St
Baldwinsville, NY
 
David G Herring CPA
(315) 342-1156
147 E Bridge St
Oswego, NY
 
Essential Bookkeeping Inc
(315) 402-7035
Oswego, NY
 
Richard Heimerman CPA
(315) 451-9771
135 Old Cove Rd #202
Liverpool, NY
 
Caswell & Associates
(315) 695-2061
P.O. Box 27
Phoenix, NY
 
David M Smart
(315) 635-5413
87 Downer St
Baldwinsville, NY
 
Paul W Schneible CPA
(315) 343-9101
168 W 1st St
Oswego, NY
 
Haunted Hayrides
(315) 622-4700
16 Orangewood Dr
Liverpool, NY
 
E K Williams & Co
(315) 453-7818
4225 Long Branch Rd
Liverpool, NY
 

Selecting an Accountant

Selecting an Accountant

Interview several candidates. Ask yourself the following:

  • Does he or she specialize in small businesses of my size? Some firms specialize in and look for large clients.
  • Does he or she adequately understand my business and its unique problems?
  • Does he or she specialize in income taxes?
  • Are other local business people familiar with this accountant?
  • Has he or she received positive recommendations from my peers in the business community?
  • Did the accountant explain the fee structure to me? Am I comfortable with it?
  • Am I comfortable using this person as a business advisor?

Some accountants seek a professional designation to set themselves apart from others. Certified Public Accountants have attained the "CPA" title by passing a rigorous examination covering accounting, business law, auditing, and taxes. A CPA is required to have a college degree (or a high level of work experience), and must meet an annual continuing education requirement. The CPA license is administered in every state by some type of state licensing board. A CPA must abide by a code of professional ethics as administered by a state board of accountancy. Many small business owners are more comfortable choosing a CPA as their accountant because, as a rule, they feel it assures them a high level of professional co...

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