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Top 4 Client Retention Strategies for Your Tax Preparation Business

If you haven’t done it already, this is the perfect time of year to put any one of these top 4 client retention strategies for your tax preparation business into place. Client retention should be a strong, foundational piece in your overall marketing strategy. Some of these strategies can be (and should be) used throughout […]

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Encourage Clients to File Their 2018 Tax Returns Early

  It’s official, the 2019 tax season kicks off on Monday, January 28th. As you know, the government shutdown is not going to delay the start of the tax season or the processing of refunds. Unfortunately, your clients don’t know that. The shutdown is likely giving them a false sense of security that they now […]

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End-of-Year Checklist: 5 Housekeeping Items for Your Tax Prep Business

With so much focus on the new tax law and getting ready for filing season, have you remembered to double check these mundane-yet-utterly-important items for your tax preparation business? Here’s a quick rundown of what should be on your end-of-year checklist: 5 housekeeping items for your tax prep business. Business Insurance  How long has it […]

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3 Best Practices for Setting Up Your Own Virtual Tax Preparation Office

Whether you’re just getting started and don’t have a lot to invest in a traditional brick-and-mortar office set-up or you’re a seasoned veteran making money hand over fist, setting up your own virtual tax office could be a strong choice for you and your tax preparation business. Having a virtual tax office will make it […]

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Top Cryptocurrency Terms Every Tax Professional Should Know

  While cryptocurrency is a little more complicated than the currency we’re used to using, it’s still reportable to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for tax purposes.  A Cryptocurrency is a digital asset that is traded and secured using cryptography. You don’t need a bank to trade this currency, you can trade it peer to peer […]

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November Tax News Recap: Tax Pros Have New Verification Option for IRS e-Services, Plus Higher Enrolled Agent Fees

  As you probably would expect, tax news and updates are coming fast and furious as we get closer to January 1. One important new development is that the IRS has added student loans to the list of ways professional tax preparers can verify financial account data when you register for its online e-Services. The […]

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