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Making Ends Meet Between Tax Seasons

Making Ends Meet Between Tax Seasons

When considering a job as a tax preparer, you may wonder what tax professionals do when it's not tax season. How do they keep the money rolling in? For some, they've always had two jobs. Tax preparation is a side gig that gives them a hefty financial boost once a...

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Why Professional Tax Preparer May Be the Job for You

Why Professional Tax Preparer May Be the Job for You

Choosing a career can be stressful. What one person might find fulfilling, another may find annoying. Some people like working indoors in controlled environments, while others want to brave the outdoors in all kinds of weather. Remote or in-office, part-time or...

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Explaining Tax Refund Delays to Your Clients

Explaining Tax Refund Delays to Your Clients

The question every tax preparer hears is, "How long till I get my tax return?" Families have plans for that money to go on vacation, make household repairs, or use it as a downpayment for a new car. Students use it to fill in their meager budgets, furnish their...

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From Tax Preparer To Business Owner

From Tax Preparer To Business Owner

So, you're ready to strike out on your own. Maybe you just graduated with your accounting degree. Perhaps you've worked for years for another company, gaining experience. Either way, there are some things you should know about starting your own accounting business....

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Growing Your Accounting Business In 2024

Growing Your Accounting Business In 2024

Is owning your own business living up to your expectations? Like many accountants, you may have understood the demand for accountants better than the process of carving out your piece of the market. You're great with numbers, but what about social media marketing,...

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Will Software Replace Professional Tax Preparers?

Will Software Replace Professional Tax Preparers?

There are several options for individuals and families looking to DIY their taxes. The IRS has a Free File program with the Free File Alliance, a coalition of tax preparation software companies. The "IRS Free File" program provides free tax preparation and filing for...

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Making Ends Meet Between Tax Seasons

When considering a job as a tax preparer, you may wonder what tax professionals do when it's not tax season. How do they keep the money rolling in? For some, they've always had two jobs. Tax preparation is a side gig that gives them a hefty financial boost once a...

Why Professional Tax Preparer May Be the Job for You

Choosing a career can be stressful. What one person might find fulfilling, another may find annoying. Some people like working indoors in controlled environments, while others want to brave the outdoors in all kinds of weather. Remote or in-office, part-time or...

Educating Your Clients: How To Detect Fraudulent Tax Preparers

Searching for the right tax preparer can be hazardous. Many scam artists prey on taxpayers’ inexperience and need for expedience. They submit bad returns, make off with the money, and leave the taxpayer holding the bag. Here are some warning signs you can share with...

Explaining Tax Refund Delays to Your Clients

The question every tax preparer hears is, "How long till I get my tax return?" Families have plans for that money to go on vacation, make household repairs, or use it as a downpayment for a new car. Students use it to fill in their meager budgets, furnish their...

From Tax Preparer To Business Owner

So, you're ready to strike out on your own. Maybe you just graduated with your accounting degree. Perhaps you've worked for years for another company, gaining experience. Either way, there are some things you should know about starting your own accounting business....