Will 2015 Be The Year Of The Tax Professional?

  Taxpayers hoping for IRS support when filing taxes next year will be sorely disappointed.  Thanks to a house appropriations bill that was recently passed, the IRS taxpayer support level will be seriously decreased in the coming filing season. According to a release from the NTEU (National Treasury Employees Union), “A House appropriations bill, which […]

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Why You Should Get Your Annual Filing Season Certificate

Right on the heals of the AICPA’s (The American Institute of CPAs) letter to the IRS about the “unlawfulness” of a proposed voluntary tax preparer certificate program, the IRS has announced that they will be implementing an “Annual Filing Season Certificate (AFSC)”. “This voluntary program will be a step to help protect taxpayers during the […]

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BREAKING: IRS Announces Voluntary Certification Program

IRS News Release: New IRS Filing Season Program Unveiled for Tax Return Preparers Voluntary program to focus on continuing education for unenrolled preparers IR-2014-75, June 26, 2014 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service announced today that guidance will soon be issued outlining a new voluntary program designed to encourage education and filing season readiness for […]

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If I Were 22… Words of Wisdom from Seasoned Tax Professionals

A couple of weeks ago, LinkedIn released a series of posts called “If I were 22…” from 80+ of their “Influencers”.  There were responses from seasoned journalists, Wall Street CEOs, Marketing masterminds, etc.  It was great to read all of the different perspectives (no, I didn’t read all 80 of them) and it made me […]

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Low Cost Solutions to Starting Your Tax Business

Tax preparation can be a very rewarding career, but becoming a business owner can be even more rewarding.  While there are different paths to choose once you’ve learned to prepare taxes, many of our students look to go right into starting their own business.  Starting a business can be daunting and costly, but it doesn’t […]

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