Akopyan & Company, CPA – Legit or Scam?

I came across a critical review of Akopyan & Company, CPA on a Scam Reporting website – DirtyScam.com, titled ‘Tax Service’.

DirtyScam allows anonymous submission of complaints from angry consumers and victims of scams. Since the website is hosted offshore (probably in Russia or India), we take this (negative) review against Akopyan & Company, CPA with a pinch of salt.

Here is what the review says –


I was looking to transfer my small business tax needs to a new CPA/firm and contacted Akopyan & Company to learn more about their services.Scott returned my email inquiry promptly, which I was thrilled about as I reached out to them during a busy time in tax season.I was very clear about my business needs (QB for bookkeeping, Gusto for payroll) and was looking for accounting services working with these interfaces.I was simply requesting ball park estimates for yearly tax services.After evading all of my questions about their payment structure, I decided to book a ‘meet & greet’ requiring a $200 deposit, in order to move forward with establishing services.Come to find out, their business structure was the farthest thing from what I was seeking (requiring clients to ditch QB and use their overpriced payroll services), and their rates were far beyond what I said my price range was in my initial email.They had no problem taking my $200, however the transaction was awkward for obvious reasons.Could have just told me in an email that you weren’t the right fit.When a CPA is uncomfortable talking about money and his own fee structure…..red flag.


In case you don’t already know (assuming you came to this page by Googling ‘Akopyan & Company, CPA scam‘, or ‘Akopyan & Company, CPA review‘, Akopyan & Company, CPA is listed under the category Business on DirtyScam.com.

Here is the rest of the contact information for the sole purpose of identification –

  • Address: 1st Avenue West Seattle WA 98119
  • Phone: (206) 838-3800
  • Website: http://ygacpa.com
  • Severity of Scam: High [not sure what it means]
  • Reported Loss: 3277 $ [unsubstantiated]
  • Reported by: Anonymous [obviously]

The entity Akopyan & Company, CPA was awarded 1 / 5 Stars  based on 1 Reviews.

It is difficult to ascertain whether Akopyan & Company, CPA is a Scam, or Legit, based on this single review. In the coming weeks/days, I will try to research deeper into Akopyan & Company, CPA, analyze and list more critical reviews and identify a pattern (or lack of) to substantiate the claim mentioned above.

Regardless, until then, we give the benefit of doubt to the reviewer and list Akopyan & Company, CPA as someone you need to avoid (for now).

If you have any grievances, complaints, or anonymous tips against Akopyan & Company, CPA, please contact us immediately. If you have lost money to  Akopyan & Company, CPA, together we can work to recover your loss.

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