We Prepare Tax Returns!

We prepare most type of tax returns:


S Corporation.

C Corporation.




Gary Bode, CPA is a Master's Degreed, nation wide accountant offering tax and business services. Member of AICPA and NCACPA. Our virtual office provides excellent service to long distance and international clients. Call (910) 399-2705 for a free phone consult.

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Client Testimonials

I had a 1099-C for about $135,000. My husband didn't have any withholding on Social Security. His employer couldn't withhold due to incompetence. I felt utter dread wash over me. Memories of owing the IRS before were constantly on my mind. I called a local CPA. Besides being clueless, he wanted to charge me for every question I had about insolvency. I looked on line and found little hope of the countless stories of permanently disabled people like myself getting their student loans forgiven only to be asked to pay taxes on it as if it were income.
Somewhere, somehow, I find an article by Gary Bode. I bookmarked it for when it's time to do the actual taxes. With his excellent help in how to do all of this out of a virtual office I get my part of the work done. My questions got answered, for free. I give a retainer, do what I said I did and wait. I hear from Gary. I go into shock! How can this be? Not only do I not owe on the 135,000....Gary itemizes and after paying what was almost nothing in taxes we get $950.00 back! No more hubby doing the taxes online! I will use Gary Bode as long as he will agree to work with me!
It was so easy, no worries, but professional and top notch. I know I have thanked you Gary but I am so grateful. Thank you ever so much again!

Carla Bray

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Even though Gary enjoys helping colleagues, we no longer provide free consults to other tax preparers. He's happy to consult on an hourly billing basis if our schedule allows.

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Tax CPA discusses 2012 tax preparation fees

Gary Bode, CPA: I try to earn my keep for tax preparation by looking for every conceivable deduction and credit, and, identifying red flags in your tax returns. (910) 399-2705.

Every year the National Society of Accountants releases survey results about the average cost of tax preparation. I’m using an Accounting Today article about that survey as a source.

Personal Taxes

The average fee for Form 1040 with itemized deductions was $246. Additional Fees for extra Forms were:

  • $205 for a Form 1040 Schedule C (business).
  • $134 for Schedule D (gains and losses).
  • $155 for Schedule E (rental).
  • $185 for Schedule F (farm).

Business Taxes

  • $556 for a Form 1065 (partnership).
  • $759 for a Form 1120 (corporation).
  • $717 for a Form 1120S (S corporation).
  • $468 for a Form 1041 (fiduciary).
  • $628 for a Form 990 (tax exempt)

Additional Charges

  • $41 to file an extension.
  • $73 to expedite a return.
  • $80 if information isn’t provided by 15 days before the taxes are due.

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