Refund Scams Are On the Rise, Do your Clients Know What They’re Up Against?

Step aside tax evaders, the IRS has a new criminal in their crosshairs: tax scammers and identity thieves. Don’t think it will happen to you or your clients? Think again. As of this March, the IRS reported identifying 42,148 tax returns with $227 million claimed in fraudulent refunds and prevented the issuance of $180.6 million (79.6%) […]

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Oh the Places You’ll Go… With a Tax Education

As long as there is government, there will be taxes because taxes are what fund our government, our education, and the various other services we receive as taxpayers. This makes the Tax Industry recession proof (aka a great one to be in)! You don’t have to become a tax preparer to get into the tax industry but you do […]

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Mind Your Manners, Tax Pros: Business Etiquette for Tax Preparers

Tax preparation is more than just numbers, it’s relationship building and customer service. While the entertainment business portrays us as curmudgeons, socially awkward nerds or scumbags that like to scam the government, the reality is if we played those parts in real life, we wouldn’t have any clients! Etiquette is extremely important in the tax preparation business. The […]

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6 Things to Consider If You Want to Open A Tax Business

Thinking about opening a tax business? It’s an option we challenge many of our students or Continuing Education Tax Practitioners to seriously consider. Starting your own tax business doesn’t have to have the overhead and restrictions of starting a tax franchise. It’s as easy as getting a business license and tax software to get yourself […]

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