Pricing and Costs of Tax Calculators
Tax tools make calculating numbers for the IRS a breezeThanks to today's technology, business tax calculator tasks don't have to be as daunting as they were in days past. Programs that can be run easily from the convenience of your business PC can calculate quarterly taxes, year-end federal taxes, as well as potential tax refunds.
This article will discuss the pricing and costs of tax calculators in regard to three areas: online tax calculators, online software and tax accountant services. These three are your best options to obtain tax tools to help your business calculate, prepare and submit tax information.
1. Take advantage of free tax tools to get an estimate of what your business taxes will be.
2. Purchase tax software with tax refund calculators as part of the package.
3. Hire an accountant to perform quarterly and year-end federal tax calculator tasks for your business.
Estimate your business taxes using free online tax tools
Purchase software to serve as your business tax calculatorWhile many sites offer free tax calculators to preview what your quarterly or year-end business taxes will be, the only way to be sure is to purchase software to run the figures accurately for you. These online programs also offer you the ability to file business taxes quickly and online.
Outsource quarterly tax calculator tasks as well as year-end accountingYou should expect to pay approximately $65 to $70 per hour for an accountant to complete your tax return. It will take anywhere from one to four hours depending on how well-organized the paperwork you provide is. If you decide your business could benefit from ongoing tax preparation planning consulting services, the rates will be higher at $150 to $300 per hour. Although the hourly rate may make you gasp, keep in mind that these consultants are trained to save you much more through proper planning.
- A key to minimizing tax-related pain is to keep your records up to date and well organized. If your business financial records are a disaster, with papers strewn about everywhere, there are no tax tools in the world that will make tax return time easy.
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