At California Tax Boutique, we are committed to providing transparent and fair pricing for our tax preparation services. We understand that tax preparation fees can be a significant expense for individuals, and we believe in being upfront about our pricing model.

Our pricing is based on the complexity of each client's tax situation, and we strive to provide an accurate estimate of fees before beginning any work. We value our clients' trust and believe that honesty and transparency are essential to maintaining that trust.

We welcome all individual income tax clients, whether their returns are simple or complex. Our team of experienced tax professionals is dedicated to working with each client to ensure their tax returns are filed accurately and efficiently. Clients can choose to meet with us in person or take advantage of our secure online portal for remote preparation services.

At California Tax Boutique, we believe that tax time should not be stressful. Let us help make your tax preparation easy and hassle-free.



PERSONAL TAXES -- Starting at $275

The base fee includes preparation of a tax return containing the following: 

Federal Return W2 Income
(1) State Return Interest Income
Dependents & Child Tax Credits* Dividend Income
Unemployment Income Retirement Income
Disability Income Social Security Income
Taxable Refunds IRA Deduction
Student Loan Interest Deduction Health Saving Account

If you have more documents than listed above, you will incur additional fees.  Please review the list below of our most common additional forms: 


Itemized deductions (mortgage interest, property taxes, donations, etc.) - this applies for Federal and/or State - $80

*If you have more than 3 donation slips, or donate a vehicle, appraised items, or stocks, there will be additional fees. 

California unreimbursed employee expenses - $75

*W2 employees with work expenses such as union dues, home office, mileage, etc. 



Tax Credits

Daycare Credits - $25-$75

Education Credits - $25-$75

Energy Credits - $75

Electric vehicle credit - $75

IRS adoption credit - $75

CA adoption credit - $75

Foreign tax credit - Starting at $75

COVID related credits - $25-$375

Additional State Tax Credit - $75 per state CA Real Estate Withholding Form - $75


Additional Income

1099-B, capital gains/losses/restricted stock - $25, $100, or $275

Cryptocurrency - Starting at $275

Sale of business/investment property - Starting at $250

Sale of primary or secondary residence - $75-$250

W4 and DE4 Withholding Update Calculations - $75-$225

Personal Extensions - $20

Schedule E (Rental Property) - Starting at $200 per property 

​Depreciation - $25-$500

Additional Medicare Tax - $25

Net Investment Tax - $25

Foreign Income - Starting at $100

Statement of Foreign Financial Assets - Starting at $100

K1 - $25-$275




Schedule C/F (small business/1099-NEC/sole prop/self-employed/farming)

Gross income, $0-$25k, starting at $250

Gross income, $25k-$75k, starting at $300

Gross income, $75k and up, starting at $350

Depreciation - $25-$500

If the client does not provide a P&L or fill out our worksheet, there will be an additional fee. 



Small Business Taxes

Strategic Tax Planning

Back Taxes

Married Filing Separate

Estates & Trusts

Where's My Refund

Audit Protection Plan

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