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Patch Reader's Poll Results: Best CPA for Last-Minute Tax Prep

Here's who readers said were the best CPAs around

Patch Reader's Poll Results: Best CPA for Last-Minute Tax Prep


This week Patch asked, Who’s the best CPA for last-minute tax preparation?  Readers voted and here are the town-by-town results:

In Bloomfield, Delson Associates edged out Lynch & Murray and H&R Block by just one vote.  Delson Associates have been providing services of tax preparation, retirement and tax planning to businesses and individual clients for over 50 years.  They are located at 138 Bloomfield Avenue near the intersection of Grove Street.  To contact Delson Associates call 973-743-5582 or email: tom@delsonassociates.

  • Lynch & Murray is located at 32 Bay Avenue.  Their phone number is 973-743-2578.  The company offers income tax and accounting, services, as well as bookkeeping, consultation and IRS & state representation for small businesses.
  • H & R Block, located at 299 Glenwood Ave, offers the option of in-home, online tax prep or office consultations with the assistance of a professional tax preparer.  For more information call 973-743-0898 or go to: http://www.hrblock.com/


Patch readers from nearby towns also responded to the readers’ poll.  In Montclair, Thomas Conk, CPA garnered the most votes, followed by Andrew A. Mitchell, Robert A. Chiappone and Dennis Haase.

  • Thomas Conk, CPA is located at 36 Warren Place, Montclair (973) 744-3307
  • Andrew A. Mitchell, CPA, is located at 258 Park Street, Upper Montclair, (973) 744-2200
  • Robert A. Chiappone, CPA, is located at 55 Park Street,  Montclair (973) 509-8060
  • Dennis Haase, CPA, is located at 460 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 200  (973) 744-0073


In West Caldwell, Alfonse Giordano, CPA was the clear winner, with 52% of the vote.  Giordano has offices at two locations: 

  • 1140 Bloomfield Ave, West Caldwell, Suite 218 (973) 575-1644. 
  • 5 Glenwood Way, West Caldwell (973) 228-3927

West Caldwell Patch readers commented that “Big Al” was “the best” and “an honest and great guy.”


Finally, H&R Block emerged the winner of the Cedar Grove-Verona Patch poll.  H&R BLock is located at 555 Pompton Avenue. Call (973) 239-4007 or go to the website: http://www.hrblock.com.

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