We started Dukhon Tax in 2011 with a focus on delivering expertise to the public with a devotion to service built upon a foundation of technology. We are Certified Public Accountants for the modern world – more than just number-crunchers, we are advisers and year-round consultants. We are a boutique firm and we uniquely understand the needs of individuals and business owners in today’s tumultuous and fast-paced environment. Our firm started small with our founder, Dmitry Dukhon, CPA, MST, performing a handful of dedicated engagements. While our roots are simple, our promise has never changed – “Engagement, for results.”
Our Network of Tax Professionals
Our company staffs a variety of professionals. All of our professional staff are Certified Public Accountants that hold either a Master’s Degree in Accountancy or a Master’s Degree in Taxation. We also work with an in-house tax attorney and have a deep network of legal affiliates. Beyond that our local network of affiliates includes financial planners, insurance advisers, and other key personnel that can assist you with your business and personal needs.
Local and International Tax Help
DukhonTax is a Boston-based firm – our office at 380 Washington St is located in historic Brighton center. We love our city and we love serving the world from here. Our clients are located as far away as Europe, Russia, and China – yet we also do business with local main street shops and area entrepreneurs. Being in this beautiful city amongst the educational and healthcare institutions and the thriving technology and financial industries, really reminds us of how great things come in small packages. We believe in the culture and history of the city where we live and hope you will find peace of mind doing business with an established local firm with a great reputation.
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- Quickbooks Setup
- Foreign Professional Taxes
- Personal Tax Preparation
- Foreign Student Taxes
- Tax Planning
- International Tax Preparation
- Outsourced CFO
- Budgets, Forecasts and Projections
- Tax Return Preparation
- Tax Compliance
- Financial Statement Preparation
- Inventory Management
Top Questions To Ask Your Newton Highlands Tax Preparation Service
It is recommended that you choose a local tax preparation service to complete your tax forms and any additional accounting work needed for tax. However, before you hire the service there are some questions that you need to ask the service. These questions will help you find the right tax preparation service.
Do You Have A PTIN?
The PTIN or Preparation Tax Identification number is a legal requirement for anyone preparing federal tax returns on behalf of someone else. If the service does not have this number they are not allowed to prepare your tax returns. It is possible to find local services that have this number using the IRS website.
Have You Prepared Similar Tax Returns Before?
There is no one-size fits all solution when it comes to tax returns and the return you compete will differ to someone else. It is important that you find out if the service has completed the returns that you need before. Some tax preparation services will focus on certain types of taxes such as rentals or business and you need to be aware of this. If you have any special circumstances that will impact your tax return you need to find a service that has the knowledge to help you.
Do You Know The Requirements For Massachusetts?
One of the reasons why it is recommended that you find a local service is the varying requirements for states. While federal income tax is the same and the rules do not change there are certain localities that have different filing requirements. These special requirements are what your preparation service needs to know about.
Are Your Accounting Fees Comparable to Other Newton Highlands Tax Preparers?
When you ask this question you need to take careful note of the wording the service uses. You should not ask how much the fees are, but rather how they are determined as they will vary depending on the complexity of the return. Some services will have a discounted cost for the federal return, but add on costs for the local returns. It is vital that you understand what the full cost of using the service will be.
Some services will state that their fee is determined as a percentage of your anticipated return. You should be wary of these services as they have an incentive to encourage inappropriate deductions and credits which could harm you in the future.
Who Will Sign The Return?
When your return is submitted it needs to have the signature of your tax preparer. The return should also have the PTIN on it by the signature. You should never sign a return that you have not prepared yourself and a good tax preparation service should not ask you to.
Will I Receive A Copy Of The Return at My Newton Highlands Address?
While it is not unreasonable to leave the tax preparation service without a copy of your return as it could take time to assemble, you should receive a copy in a reasonable amount of time. If the service does not offer information on how soon you will get the copy you might to consider a different service.
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