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Qualified person who is trained in bookkeeping and in preparation, auditing and analysis of accounts. Accountants prepare annual reports and financial statements for planning and decision making, and advise on tax laws and investment opportunities. See also accounting.

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Having a good accountant can help you to figure out different tax breaks that you may not have seen yourself.
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We hired an accountant to handle our taxes this year, since last year we were audited for reasons unknown to us.
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My brother Gary studied to be an accountant for a couple months and was very pleased when he began his new job.
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