Computers and Networking


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How to Improve Email Communication With Your Tax Clients


Following best practices in email communication can help you appear professional and personable to your tax clients. These eight email etiquette guidelines for tax preparers will help ensure that your emails are professional, polished, and well-received.  Use a professional email address Before you ever send a client email, make sure that you have a professional…

An Upgrade Strategy for Your Office Computers


As tax season approaches, its time to start making plans to upgrade your office computers. This article will give you guidelines for upgrading and an overall strategy for replacing outdated computers in your office.  Assess your current computers Take a few minutes and inventory your computers. Gather the following data for each office computer you will…

Tax Office Security


We all have some physical security in our tax offices. We have locks on the doors. We might have a burglar alarm. But what kind of security should we have for our computers? In this article we will cover several areas that all tax preparers can easily address in their office. Operating System TaxSlayer recommends that you run Windows 10 Pro as the operating system…