Taking Over Poorly Done Work

Ed Mendlowitz CPA The Practice Doctor Q and ANot just bad, but malpractice-level wrong.

By Ed Mendlowitz
The CPA Trendlines Practice Doctor

QUESTION: I was asked to consult with a client selling his business and provided a fixed fee estimate for the project. The fee was layered based upon how the project progresses.

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I am usually pretty good at estimating what these things cost also considering that the accountant might not have done too good of a job and some minor fixing up is needed.  However, in this situation the reports the accountant prepared were totally wrong and needed massive changes. How should I handle this?