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Accountants & Accounting Resources Burlington IA

Accountants tend to come in two types. The first is a reactive accountant, one that waits for you to send in your financial information and then prepares your taxes. The second asks you to come in and fill in annoying questionnaires about your life and so on.

Jean Ballinger CPA
(319) 752-7500
305 N 3rd St #213
Burlington, IA
 
Meck Accounting Service
(319) 754-6919
213 N 3rd St #202
Burlington, IA
 
Marti Lynch & Co
(319) 752-4551
514 Jefferson St
Burlington, IA
 
Financial Management Acctg
(319) 754-7706
1701 Mount Pleasant St #3
Burlington, IA
 
Fred J Hoenig CPA
(319) 372-3587
508 15th St #2
Fort Madison, IA
 
Walker & Egerton
(319) 752-6348
214 N 4th St
Burlington, IA
 
Cummings Tax Service
(319) 752-8689
1514 Mount Pleasant St
Burlington, IA
 
First Rate Accounting Service
(319) 753-2838
218 N 3rd St #313
Burlington, IA
 
Barb's Accounting Service
(319) 372-2448
P.O. Box 57
Fort Madison, IA
 
Ann M Menke CPA
(319) 837-6042
P.O. Box 135
West Point, IA
 

Accountants & Accounting Resources

Get The Best From Your Accountant

Many people just assume their accountant will cut their taxes as much as possible. To get the best from your accountant, you need to be a bit more proactive.

Get The Best From Your Accountant

Accountants tend to come in two types. The first is a reactive accountant, one that waits for you to send in your financial information and then prepares your taxes. The second asks you to come in and fill in annoying questionnaires about your life and so on. To get the best from your accountant, you want to go with this second accountant.

To truly save money on your taxes, you want a proactive accountant. A proactive accountant recognizes that the best way to cut tax bills is to plan ahead. They do not want to see you in April when it is time to prepare last years taxes. Instead, they want to see you in January every year to have a lengthy discussion about your finances, changes you foresee in your life that year and your plans for the future. Once they have this information, they can give you definitive direction on steps to take to cut down on your taxes.

Despite what you may have heard, accountants are just as human as you and I. If you don't make any effort to get your tax strategy sorted out, they probably will not either. If they give you advice and you don't follow it, you have no one to blame but yourself. To get the best from your accountant you must avoid procrastination. They are going to save you thousands, if not tens of thousan...

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