What is the real cost of starting a tax business?

If you are considering starting a tax preparation business, there are a few different types of actual costs to consider.  Each type of cost will require sacrifice and planning. The three main types of small business start-up costs to consider are: finances, time, and effort (mental and physical costs).  To help measure the real financial […]

10 Dos and Don’ts of Starting a Tax Preparation Business

Dos: 1. Find tax software that meets your needs. Do you need the ability do corporate returns or other special module types of returns? Do you need the ability to prepare prior year returns? Generally speaking, additional years and specialty modules are not included so be mindful of what you are actually getting in your […]

Startup costs for starting a tax preparation business

Research Costs-                 Thinking about starting a tax preparation business? Or, do you need tax business help as a preparer? Or, do you need tax business help as a preparer? Perhaps you have already decided and are doing cursory research.  If you do your homework on the steps to starting a tax preparation business, it […]

11 Ways to Be More Efficient During Tax Season

Tax office owners and tax preparers know all too well that preparing for tax season can be, well… Taxing! We work the long hours just like you. Here are 11 tax season tips on how to make tax season easier that we try to adopt in our office to help stay at our best during […]

New Tax Preparer Annual Filing Season Certificate

The IRS is at it again… Since they were shut down on their authority to mandate all tax preparers get continuing education and take a competency test, they have now developed a “voluntary certification” that preparers can opt into.  The program is called the Annual Federal Tax Refresher Course; and yes, successful completion of the […]

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