5 Reasons Independent Ownership is Better Than Buying Into A Franchise

Thinking of starting your own tax business? With the proper training and business savvy you should have no problem getting started. Many tax preparers interested in owning their own tax business struggle with the decision to start from scratch as an independent owner, or buy into a franchise. While franchise options sound appealing as turn-key […]

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Why You Should Be Communicating With Clients About Tax Fraud

If you’re in the tax industry, you’re probably already on high alert due to the recent rash of fraudulent filings. Tax fraud is a big concern with the IRS this year, and with the recent Anthem data breach, it’s no wonder why. The Anthem Breach Anthem is the nation’s second-largest health insurer – and the […]

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ITS is Seeking eLearning Product Manager – Glen Allen, VA

The Income Tax School (ITS) www.TheIncomeTaxSchool.com is positioned as “The National Standard for Tax Preparer Training” and delivers practical tax preparation education to thousands of e-Learning students throughout the U.S. ITS seeks to significantly expand its national market share through a strategy that includes product enhancements, internet marketing and distribution partnerships.  To attract new customers, ITS develops […]

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10 Crazy Tax Write-Offs

Getting your clients the most money back possible is key. It’s already known that medical expenses can be written off or new vehicles as a business expense. Did you know that if your client lost weight this year, it can be written off, as long as there were doctor’s orders? Below are some other crazy […]

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Why Learning to Prepare Tax Returns by Hand is Crucial

The tax season has officially started. While established tax preparers will be putting their tax software into overdrive this season, we’d like to take this opportunity to talk about the importance of NOT using tax software as a student learning to prepare taxes. Why? Here’s why we assign students paper tax returns to file and […]

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