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What Happens to Clients Who “Want a Second Opinion”?

By | August 15th, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|

Image courtesy of Pixabay.com Something I always wonder: when a client claims to be unhappy with how their tax return turned out, and so they go somewhere else, what ends up happening with that client? How do they react when the other preparer inevitably tells them the same thing I told them? This past [...]

2018 Tax Season Recap: Not Too Bad

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

It's time for my annual look back on how the tax season went. Unlike the last 3 seasons, I don't have a lot to complain about.

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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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