If you have a small business, it is your responsibility to pay employees, purchase inventory, grow your business, and pay taxes. While many businesses do this on your own, you may want to hire an accountant. Here are small services that an accountant can provide you. Filing Your Taxes The taxes are one of the least enjoyable parts about managing a business. Even if you believe your taxes are simple to do yourself, it is a good idea to get them prepared by an accountant.