Grow Your Tax Business


What to Expect When You Go from Tax Preparer to Tax Business Owner

Even if you’ve worked for years as an employed tax preparer, running your own practice will be a whole new adventure.  From landing your first client to running multiple offices, these are some of the changes you’ll deal with as you grow from an employee to a business owner In the Early Stages Getting Your Own EFIN Now that you’re on your own, you won’t be able to use…

Top 10 FAQs About Being a Tax Preparer

You’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers! Here are the most commonly asked questions about starting a career in tax preparation.  Do You Need a License to Be a Tax Preparer? The IRS doesn’t impose mandatory licensing on tax professionals, but there are a few things you’ll need before you can legally prepare tax returns. All tax preparers must obtain a Preparer…

Just starting out as a tax preparer? Here’s how to get going

Once you have completed the steps to becoming a tax preparer, it’s time to turn your new job title into a career that earns you money. Here are some of the basic steps to get you going in the short and long-term. Gain experience A lot of seasoned preparers will tell you it takes at least a couple of tax seasons to learn the terms, laws, forms, software, customer support…

Here’s Why Starting a Tax Business is Easier than You Think

A career as a professional tax preparer is likely well within your reach — even if you don’t have a college degree, a ton of spare time, or a huge savings account. Here’s why starting your own tax business is actually easier than you think. Low start up costs Your expenses to get started are relatively minimal, especially compared to startup costs in other industries.…