Laurels

Best Accountants in Raleigh
2021

Why These Accountants?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Raleigh Accountants on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Bernard Robinson & Company, LLP

Bernard Robinson & Company, LLP is a Raleigh accounting firm. The company focuses on tax, audit and consulting services for families, privately owned businesses, high net worth individuals, and non-profits. Individual clients as well as various industries also have access to forensic accounting, HR services, peer review, and IT consulting. The group is a member of DFK International and was named one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For from 2012 through 2014 by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group.

Raleigh, NC 27609

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C-Accounting Solutions, Inc.

C-Accounting Solutions, Inc. is a Durham accounting services firm with over 20 years of experience. Clients from various industries as well as individuals have access to tax services, accounting and bookkeeping, payroll services, and business consulting. The company is proficient in numerous software programs used by clients to manage their businesses and is an Intuit Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks. C-Accounting Solutions is also a member of PASBA.

Durham, NC 27713

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Executive Accounting Services, Inc.

Executive Accounting Services, Inc. is a Raleigh accounting firm, which specializes in serving individuals and small businesses. The group creates specialized solutions for each client including budgeting, personal accounting, tax preparation, IRS representation, bookkeeping, payroll, and training. EAS is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and often helps the construction industry with job costing and project budgeting.

Raleigh, NC 27607

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Gospodarek & Dreher CPA PA

Gospodarek & Dreher CPA PA brings decades of accounting experience to Raleigh individuals and small to medium-sized businesses. Accountants help clients with tax preparation, daily bookkeeping, payroll, audit services, and business consulting as well as goal setting and measurement of success. Clients include companies in manufacturing, wholesale, retail, service, and professional businesses. The firm is a member of the AICPA, the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, and The Institute of Internal Auditors.

Raleigh, NC 27607

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Heyward CPA

Heyward CPA is a Durham accounting firm. Clients engage the group for tax preparation, financial statement preparation, accounting, payroll, and business consulting services. James E. Heyward, CPA started the business given his own experience with the unique accounting challenges small businesses have to deal with and the need for realistic solutions. Heyward CPA is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a Certified Xero Advisor.

Durham, NC 27713

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Holden Moss Knott Clark & Copley, P.A.

Holden Moss Knott Clark & Copley, P.A. is a Raleigh accounting practice. The team offers accounting, tax, and management advisory services and uses the Awesome 8 with clients to identify key items crucial for business growth. The firm is also a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor. Steve E. Moss, CPA received the Certificate of Educational Achievement in Tax Planning and Advising for Closely-Held Businesses from the AICPA and was on the NC State Board of CPA Examiners for six years.

Raleigh, NC 27624

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Petway Mills & Pearson, PA

Petway Mills & Pearson, PA is a Raleigh accounting group, which is an offshoot of a firm started back in 1976. The team provides audit, tax, and and consulting services including small business tax services, municipal financial management, and services for schools, non-profits, real estate development, and construction entities. Homeowners and property owner associations are also serviced. Petway Mills & Pearson is a member of the NC Association of CPAs, the AICPA, and the AICPA's Governmental Audit Quality Center.

Raleigh, NC 27615

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Rives & Associates, LLP

Rives & Associates, LLP is a Raleigh accounting group with over 25 years of experience in the field. The company offers audit, accounting, tax, and advisory services for individuals, businesses, government entities, non-profits, and affordable housing properties. W. Leon Rives, CPA, CFP is a member of the AICPA, the International Certified Financial Planner Association, and the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

Charlotte, NC 28208

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Sarika Agarwal CPA PLLC

Sarika Agarwal CPA PLLC is a Knightdale accounting firm with almost 15 years of experience. Individuals and local businesses have access to tax and accounting services such as income tax preparation, IRS problem resolution, payroll, QuickBooks training, and financial consulting. Sarika Agarwal is a CPA as well as a Certified Internal Auditor and holds a Master's degree in Business Management.

Knightdale, NC 27545

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Smith & Smith, CPA, P.C.

Smith & Smith, CPA, P.C. has been a family-owned accounting practice in Cary for over 20 years. Clients hire the group for small business accounting, payroll, new business formation, and tax preparation and planning. Robert G. Smith has been a CPA for over 25 years and was named one of the Cary Magazine Western Wake Business Icons of 2012. The firm offers flat rates for business clients.

Cary, NC 27511

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