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Hi from just answer. I'm PDtax, a CPA. We have a higher standard of ethical behavior, and I can advise.
First, it is possible that the recreation of basis takes time. It should not take that kind of time.
I would ask, in writing, for an itemized bill. I would address the letter to the managing partner of the CPA firm, and separately to the state society of CPA's in your state. Give them ten days to respond, and send the letter certified, with a return receipt. You can expect an itemized bill quickly.
Once you have that, review the time spent, and the billing rate charged. That will guide your next step.
That will give you the basis for a complaint with the starter if there really is an issue. This is normally all that will be needed to resolve things. The CPA firm will not want to have to defend its billing to the state.
Thanks for asking at just answer, and good luck with your inquiry. Positive feedback is appreciated. I'm PDtax.