What Do CPA’s Charge?
Naturally CPA fees vary depending on location and their experience. A typical rate for a one-hour consultation with a small business CPA might cost you $100 to $300. Many CPAs will meet with a new business owner for 30 minutes for no charge.
Many writers use CPAs for tax preparation only. A recent survey by the National Society of Accountantsfound that the tax preparation fees for the following business forms:
These fees do not include the tax return for the individual which averaged $229 for a Form 1040 with itemized deductions and a state return. The survey found that tax preparation fees vary by region and size of the firm.
Carol Topp, CPA