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    Default For those who use an accountant...

    How much do they charge you?

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    It depends entirely on
    - how complicated your affairs are,
    - how many returns they have to lodge (personals, children, partnership, company, trust, super fund etc)
    - how much information you provide them with; and
    - the state of the information (ie do they have loads of questions, or do they have to go find the answers, ask you for additional information etc)

    lots of time = more expensive.

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    I think my one's standard fee is about $100. My fee is a little higher due to investment property.

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    It's $100 ea I believe then $100 for the investment property prep so $300 for hubby and I ( I think lol) remember it's a tax deduction for next year

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    About $300 for both of us for everything incl audit insurance (no further fees should you get audited). Been using same acct for years, our returns are around 11k each.

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    $150 for both myself and DH. I've been seeing him for over 10 years and he has rarely put it up. I'm expecting a rise this year. It's well worth it for us.

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    Like PP said it can depend on your circumstances. For us it costs $$ because we have a family trust because Dh works for himself, but obviously well worth the fee because there is so much our accountant does for us.

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    She's a CPA. For both DH and I she charges us $150 all up. I knew her from work so I'm not entirely sure if thats mates rates or her regular fee.

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    Nothing. My mil is an accountant

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    Nothing as my dad is an accountant so he has always done mine. He charges clients roughly $300 for a return but it varies depending on their circumstances.


 

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