Small Business Tax & Accounting Services in California

Learn how America’s leading virtual accounting firm for small businesses will prepare your taxes, advise you, and maximize your tax savings in California.

California: Work With the Leading Virtual Accounting Firm for Small Businesses

1-800Accountant’s services are powered by a team of Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Enrolled Agents (EA), and tax professionals and technology, enabling California businesses to minimize tasks while maximizing savings. This allows owners to focus their time and energy on growing their businesses in the Golden State while we handle the rest.

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Our CPAs have more than 17 Years of experience on average.
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Business Taxes. We save small businesses more than $12,000 per year on taxes and maximize your refund.
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Year-Round Support. Get unlimited access to a dedicated accounting team and proactive, year-round tax planning and advice.
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Our Accounting Services for California Small Businesses

1-800Accountant handles all of your tedious, time-consuming bookkeeping and accounting duties with seamless end-to-end services purpose-built to help your small business develop and grow
Business Tax Preparation
Get your taxes prepared and filed by a small business tax accountant experienced in your industry, and always have confidence in your business tax situation. Save thousands annually by leaving the complexities of California tax prep to your experienced CPA!
Strengthen your financial foundation and manage your cash flow with error-free bookkeeping that saves time and generates important data-backed business insights. This detailed work, with its thorough information, provides the best tools for interpreting data, making financial decisions, monitoring your small business cash flow, and forecasting that allows your accountant to generate crucial financial modeling.
Tax Advisory
Get the advice you need from a personal CPA for small businesses with affordable, year-round tax advisory that ensures compliance and aids in strategic planning while minimizing your business tax liability in California. Because for businesses, tax season doesn't end in April.
Save hours each and every pay period with burdensome payroll done for you with taxes submitted to the state, ensuring accuracy and freedom to focus on other aspects of your business.
Business Formation
Experience the advantages of officially establishing your business in the state of California with our complimentary incorporation services. Just pay California state fees, and we'll handle the rest so you can hire employees, create a business bank account, and enjoy an adjusted tax burden and maximum tax savings.

Why New Business Owners Choose 1-800Accountant

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“I feel comfortable with 1800Accountant for the following attributes they have: 1) good communication, 2) affordable pricing, 3) kind and efficient customer services 4) always strived for improvements (I can see, for having been with this company 7 years).”
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Rated 5 out of 5 stars, Trustpilot
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“They listen, they are professional, caring, and get the job done.”
March 2023
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“I’ve been fortunate to have great accountants who care, get back to me very timely, and believe they do a great job getting the most money back they are able to.”
March 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars, Trustpilot
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Tax Services in California

California is a big state with an economy larger than most countries. It’s also one of the most populous states in America, with millions of Californians concentrated in Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco. California is a popular place to establish small businesses, but its demanding regulatory environment and high costs can be a severe hindrance for even the most seasoned business owners and entrepreneurs.

While that is the reality of doing business in such a popular state, you should never pay more than necessary on your business taxes. That’s where 1-800Accountant, America’s leading virtual accounting firm for small businesses, can help.

A free business consultation – usually 30 minutes or less – can preview how our suite of professional accounting services can maximize your tax savings.

Map for Tax Services in California

Serving Small Businesses Throughout the Entire State of California

Including businesses in:
  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • San Jose
  • San Francisco
  • Fresno
  • Sacramento
  • Long Beach
  • Oakland
  • California FAQs

    The cost of using a traditional CPA in California varies and commonly involves an hourly rate, which can add up fast. 1-800Accountant’s services are charged as a flat fee, ensuring no surprise bills that exceed your budget.

    Filing your business taxes in California depends on which entity you’re formed as. Typically, you would pay either the California corporate tax, the California alternative minimum tax, or the California franchise tax.

    The cost of preparing business taxes in California varies and is typically charged on an hourly basis, which can lead to a bill that exceeds your budget.

    The amount of tax small businesses pay in California depends on several factors. For instance, if you have to pay the California corporate tax, you would pay a flat fee of 8.84%. If you have to pay the California franchise tax, the amount you’re responsible for depends on your net income.

    Reduce your taxable income and navigate the nuances of California’s tricky business tax regulations through proactive, year-round tax planning with the help of 1-800Accountant. Schedule a free business consultation today.

    LLCs, pay taxes in California, whether you’re conducting business or not. LLCs doing business or organized in California must pay an annual tax of $800.

    You will need to file a business tax return in California annually.

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    Talk to a business tax expert today for all your accounting needs in California.

    Get big savings for your small business by working with the professionals at 1-800Accountant. All it takes is a quick call – usually 30 minutes or less – to get started!

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