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Accounting Contract
An accounting contract agreement or also known as a Bookkeeping Contract is used when a Client is using an Accountant or Accounting firm to conduct Accounting Services for the Client. The Accounting Services Contract will stipulate all the terms and conditions of the listed services that will be rendered.

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Accounting Contract TemplateForm 1030
Format: Word PDF
Category: Business, Accounting
Type: Contract
Accounting Contract




This Accounting Contract is hereby made and entered on:

___/___/_____



By and between the following:

Accountant

Licensed by the state of _______________ and has a principal place of business at:

Name: ____________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________

AND



Client

Name: ____________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________

The above listed contracting parties agree to the following terms:

This contract shall become effective on:

Date: ___/ ___/ _____

AND



Shall continue to be in effect for a period of ______________________ unless it is terminated sooner

as provided in this Accounting Contract.

The Accountant hereby agrees to perform the following specific accounting services for the Client:

Hourly Rate = $____________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

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In addition to the above mentioned Accounting Services at the Accountant’s discretion, may perform additional Accounting Services for the above mentioned Client if Client requests and Accountant agrees to do so. However, any services that are not listed above are not included in the subscribed compensation rate as specified and will be billed separately to the Client.



In consideration of the services to be performed by the Accountant the Client hereby agrees to compensate the Accountant for the above mentioned services in the following way: The Accountant’s fees for the above mentioned services and for any additional services will be charged. Any additional services not specified will be charged additionally to the client at a rate of $______________ per hour.



In addition to the above listed fees the Client will reimburse the Accountant for any and all incidental costs and expenses the Accountant may incur in performing services for the Client under this Accounting Contract, including by not limited to any secretarial and similar charges, telephone calls, photocopying and related expenses, mailing and shipping charges, fees for filing any documents, and other government fees, notary fees and similar additional expenses. Additional Costs and Expenses will be billed to the above listed Client on:



A _____________________ basis and will be due and payable within _________________ days upon receipt of the bill.



The Client authorizes the Accountant to communicate with the Client’s custodian regarding the Client’s account and any other financial data that may be seen as relevant. The Client hereby takes all responsibility for the acts or omissions of its custodian and will be the effective date of this Accounting Contract instructed all custodians to provide the Accountant with any needed reports and other information of the Client that the Accountant requires to execute the above listed services. The Client will provide the Accountant with true and complete information that is necessary for the Accountant to perform all listed services. For the Accountant to perform the services in a timely manner will depend on the receipt of complete Client information and data.



Any and all confidential information that is exchanged by and between the Accountant and the Client such as technology, processes, proprietary information, contracts, trade secrets that is in connection with the performance of the services shall hereby held by the Accountant in trust for the benefit of the Client only and the Accountant will not share or authorize anyone to share during the term of this Accounting Contract or for any period after any information or knowledge that is acquired in the course of the performance of this Accounting Contract.



This Accounting Contract may be terminated as follows: This Accounting Contract may be terminated by either the Accountant or Client in writing by giving _____________ days notice to the other party. If any of the following events occur this Accounting Contract will terminate automatically: The death of either party. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________

If the above listed Client becomes unsatisfied with the Accountant’s performance under this Accounting Contract the Client may terminate this Contract immediately by giving notice in writing to the Accountant. The Client will be the independent judge as to if the performance of the Accountant is indeed satisfactory.



Any and all notices that are to be given under this Accounting Contract by either of the listed parties to each other may be presented by personal delivery in writing or by mail that is registered or certified with postage that is prepaid and a return receipt requested. All mailed notices shall be addressed to the addresses as listed above. Each party may change the address by written notice as previously stated.



This contract shall be construed under and in accordance with the Laws of __________________. This Contract shall be binding on the parties to this Accounting Contract and their heirs, executors, administrators, and legal representatives as permitted by this Accounting Contract. This instrument contains the entire agreement between the parties as relating to the rights granted and the obligations hereby assumed in it. Any and all oral representations or modifications concerning this instrument shall be of no force or effect except any amendment that is created by the parties and in a written agreement.



If any legal action is brought to enforce or intercept the provisions of this Contract, the prevailing party will be entitled to reasonable attorney’s fees in addition to any other amount that the party is entitled to.



Applicable Law




This contract shall be governed by the laws of the State of __________ in __________ County and any applicable Federal Law.



Accountant Signature__________________________________________________________Date____________



Client Signature______________________________________________________________Date____________