Almost all income earners would want to save on their taxes particularly those who are self-employed. This is obviously because their income is solely dependent on how much work they get and do. Whatever they can save on taxes can be a good source of emergency fund. And because of the 'save' slash 'saving' concern, they tend to do all the computations on their. Just to know (when it is almost deadline) that they cannot come up with the right figures and they are doomed to shoulder expensive violations.
If you find yourself caught in similar dilemma, this could now be the perfect time for you to check on what a reliable accounting service offers. For all you know, this can make you save more than you expect.
Now that you are convinced to work with an accountant, start your search for one by entertaining personal recommendations from people you trust. If this is not working for you, search for the best in your locality. Have at least three prospects. Apart from scrutinizing their individual credentials, study their personalities and get information on how they work for clients. You cannot get the most out of your hired professional if you do not have chemistry. Lastly, choose the one who can work with the budget you can afford.