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How Will the New Tax Law Affect the Preparer Industry?

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: |

I think tax reform will be a mixed bag for preparers ... those of us who deal with average folks will likely be hurt, while the firms that deal mainly with businesses will likely benefit.

I Have the Yips

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: |

Image courtesy of user "kellepics" on Pixabay.com I’ve gone back and forth over the last few months about whether or not to share this. Eventually I decided that this is a glimpse into the real-world side of running a tax practice. And so I'm sharing. ----- I have the “yips.” Normally we think of [...]

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I’m An Accountant, Not a Miracle Worker

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

Something I wish clients understood: I am not a miracle worker.

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Mistakes I’ve Made: Not Including Prior Refund on Amended Return

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , , |

Tax preparers make mistakes too. In this semi-irregular series, I reveal some of the mistakes I've made through the years.

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My Tax Season Recap: Business is Booming, But I’m Starting to Hate this Crap

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

How was my tax season? Better than 2015 or 2016 in terms of no surgeries or health problems. Yay! Better than ever before in terms of volume and billings. I was about 40% busier this year than last year. I also have about 40% more tax returns on extension compared to last year. Again, yay! And [...]