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Cost Savings and Efficiencies for Your Tax Business


Running a business costs money. But there are ways to save, and there are ways to spend efficiently. Here are five things you can do to make your tax prep business more cost-effective over time.  1. Focus on client retention   Did you know that acquiring a new client can cost five times more than retaining an existing one? This doesn’t…

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COVID-19 Updates for Professional Tax Preparers


This article was last updated at 4 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 16, 2020. The IRS officially announced that Tax Day is now July 15th. Because of the outbreak of COVID-19, many individuals are staying home, working remotely, and even avoiding social contact. As a professional tax preparer, you may be wondering how this will impact your…

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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…