I had S Landau Services prepare my taxes for the last four years. First year was great. Then they incrementally increase their fees year over year while doing the exact same work. As a customer I felt taken advantage of.
First year they charge me approximately $400 to prepare my taxes. This year they charged nearly $1000 to prepare the exact same taxes.
Now that would’ve been fine if they had notified me prior to doing the work that they would be charging me 100% more to do my taxes this year. That way I would’ve i could have made an informed decision to either say yes or no to the work.Instead they perform the work and then blindside me with with an enormous bill.
It would’ve been one thing if they had used some special accounting magic and lowered my tax obligation but that was not the case. For their thousand dollar bill I could’ve gotten the exact same results filing standard deductions using $30 TurboTax.
So basically as they observed my income increasing over the years they decided to charge me more to prepare my taxes even though the work was exactly the same.To me that just shows a lack of ethics. So even though they’re very nice I would never use them again nor will I recommend them to anyone that I know.