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…
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…
If you’re considering franchising your tax business, congratulations — you’ve likely already developed a profitable, thriving tax practice, and you’re looking toward the next stage of growth. Just like starting your business from scratch, becoming a franchisor can be an extremely beneficial move for your income and quality of life, but those first steps…
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.
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…
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.…