I would appreciate any recommendations.
thank you in advance!
As for an accountant do not feel like you need to use someone local. Many of us accountants have clients worldwide. Payroll, bookkeeping, etc can mostly be done remotely.
Here is a great list of questions to ask a potential accountant:http://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/51/topics/70447-questions-to-ask-a-cpa
Also check out the www.NAEA.org page in your search. It should help you find someone local. If someone comes to me, I'll send them your way.
If you need help in your search or want to verify something don't hesitate to ask.
For example: I have clients worldwide and things are just as easy as I e-mail them, talking on the phone. I even use Skype and TeamViewer to communicate with clients so I'd highly recommend looking for one of the best with great references that interviews well with you.
So look for someone you can connect with that works out for your situation.
Feel free to ask here if you have questions.
Where are you in NW -
there are no real estate focused accountants in Pennsylvania. There are boatloads of CPA's that are knowledgable in taxes, both business and real estate, and financial matters. They are smart folks, most will be able to help you.
@Arlan Potter Oouch Arlan - so not true. There are experts everywhere and each city. You just have to find the right one that fits your business.
If you are in Pittsburgh - check out Dennis Piper & Associates
I am an accountant we gave up our tax practice couple years ago, we wanted to do want we are best at and enjoy every minute of it.
Wilke and Associates in the Pittsburgh area. That's who I use.
I use Matthew L. Stevans CPA he is an investor him self and knows all the tax benefits for investors I highly recommend him.
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