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Bank Products Can Give You a Competitive Advantage


Did you know that providing you clients with a bank product option could allow them to get their refund faster and expand your business? Tax refund related bank products are financial products that facilitate fee payment for your clients who are expecting a federal tax refund. Bank products allow your customer to pay for your services out of their anticipated refunds instead of paying out-of-pocket. [Read More...]

Did You Know About the IRS Video Portal?


The IRS offers a video portal so that tax preparers may view videos on various tax topics, view webinars, and panel discussions from reputable industry sources. The videos are a great tool to keep up with current trends and refresh your current knowledgebase. Remember that your clients view you as an expert; therefore, it is important that you stay abreast of the information being provided through the IRS Video Portal. [Read More...]

TaxSlayer Pro Las Vegas User Seminar


Join TaxSlayer Pro in Las Vegas, NV for two days of education, entertainment and excitement. The TaxSlayer Pro User Seminar is a great way to network with other tax professionals. In addition, users will learn about new tax laws, updates to the software and ways to increase your business. You can earn up to 8 CE credits and also learn the latest about PTIN testing! Make sure to register before October 15, 2012 to receive the early registration fee of only $225 per guest. [Read More...]

Paperless Office With Paper Cut


Are you still looking for the best professional tax software for your business? With TaxSlayer Pro Software, you can have the paperless office you have always wanted, thanks to Paper Cut. It will let you export, save, and print your customers’ tax forms as PDF documents. You can even use it to scan and save handwritten notes. Aside from being very convenient, Paper Cut will allow you to get rid of all of those piles of tax preparation paper that can clutter an office in a heartbeat. With everything tucked neatly away in your computer, you can have the peace of mind that comes with knowing you will not have to waste time organizing and arranging all of those slips of paper and tax forms. You get all that, plus it is very affordable tax professional software, and it becomes an even more affordable tax professional software by being paperless. Imagine reducing paper, toner, and storage operating costs that comes with running a tax preparation office. Imagine not having to move all of those tax forms around physically, and not having to hire someone to do it either. TaxSlayer Pro Software is the best professional tax software for your business because it will not only do the job you need it to do, but it will save you money while doing it.

Tax Season Headache? Take TaxSlayer Books


A tax preparation business can be pretty complicated these days, when there is so much to keep up with. Why spend all your time on your accounting when you could be doing yet another lucrative tax return and satisfying yet another customer? You don't run your business without tax software, so you shouldn't try to run it without up-to-date accounting software. Make it easy on yourself by choosing TaxSlayer Books. You don't want to skimp with outdated accounting methods when it's finally time to do your own taxes online. Many times, you've seen a customer wishing they were better prepared for their taxes at the end of the accounting year. As the professional, you know that proper tax preparation begins at the beginning of the fiscal year, not two weeks before the deadline. If you keep that in mind for yourself as well as for your customers, your own tax return will be a lot less stressful to complete. Here are some of the things you will get with TaxSlayer Books: A full general ledger, QuickBooks conversion, the ability to track sales and customer payments, the ability to track expenses and more. It even comes with tax software specific to doing taxes online for your business, and will give you the ability to print and e-file W-2s, 1099s, 940s and 941s. When you are running a business, it simply makes sense to have software that compliments each other, and that is what you will get when you pair TaxSlayer Pro with TaxSlayer Books. The program is all online with no download required and is both IRS and SSA approved. If you are curious, you can try it out for free. Get started today and see for yourself just how much easier your accounting will be with TaxSlayer Books.

TaxSlayer Books Makes Transition to Accounting Software Easy


Every businessperson feels nervous about transitioning to a new way of doing things. Taking your tax preparation business into the future by ditching ancient paper-and-pen methods for the sleek new wave of accounting software is no different. But here’s the thing: You use tax software, right? With every tax preparation business under the sun promising faster refunds by filing their customers’ taxes online, you simply can’t afford to use old-fashioned paper filing methods. These days, it is becoming just as important to use accounting software as it is to use tax software. This is no longer the “new thing.” As customers become more savvy about things like having a professional do their taxes online, they will also want to make sure that their tax return is being done by a professional who is not using outdated methods to run the business. That being the case, it makes sense to embrace some kind of accounting program, whether it is TaxSlayer Books or something else. TaxSlayer Books is a good choice for many reasons, but in the very beginning, it’s good to have something user-friendly when you and your employees are just learning. Since the program is designed to be intuitive, it will not take a lot of training for everyone to be able to use it in no time. You will also be able to choose an unlimited support package that lasts for a whole year, so that you can have your questions and your staff’s questions answered quickly and in detail. Don’t force yourself to go on a great paper chase when it is time to do your own tax return. By having everything in one place and everyone in the office on the same page, your business will be ready to have its taxes done quickly and easily so you can get on with the next thing – like making money.

TaxSlayer Pro Premium Features


[video src="Premium_revised.flv"] How would you like to eliminate those, "Is my check ready?" phone calls from your clients? The TaxSlayer Pro Premium package can give you that with its nifty Tax Office Assistant feature. Just sit back and allow the program to text your bank product clients to notify them when their check is ready to be picked up. This will free you to do the part of the job that you do best – find the largest refund for your clients that they are eligible for. If you have been a Classic package user, you know that TaxSlayer Pro has been making your job easier in many ways, by providing tax support for those tougher-than-usual tax situations and helping you find that largest refund and those hidden tax deductions that make your customers so happy. Let us take it one step further by eliminating the part of the job that can be automated and freeing you to take on even more customers. Running a successful business is about more than simply doing a good job and finding that maximum refund. It's also about knowing what resources are available for you to use and how to use those resources effectively. TaxSlayer Pro is the most valuable weapon in your tax prep arsenal, and that's because it is about far more than providing you with easy online tax forms. It is about helping you run your office. In addition to that tax support that you love so much, the ability to find tax deductions quickly and the ability to generate tax forms instead of storing them in your office, TaxSlayer Pro Premium provides you with a wonderful AdPack for promotions, as well as other features designed to get you back to the fun part of your business; hunting down that maximum refund for your customers.