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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 [...]

The 4 Choices a Small Business Owner Has When Their Business is No Longer a Side Business

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Editorial Commentary, Small Business Tax and Accounting|Tags: , , , |

Many of the business clients I work with are either side businesses, or side businesses that are turning into "real" businesses. I've written before about the struggle of taking a side business and turning it into something more. Today, I'm going to write about the choices a business owner has with their side business when they [...]

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Can an Accountant “Save” a Struggling Business?

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

Rarely do the “experts” define what “proactive” means, but one of the vibes I get is that our clients are these damsels in distress, wandering in the wilderness.

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What Responsibility Does a Client Have in Proactive Planning with an Accountant?

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

Regular readers of my blog know I like to hit back at the "experts" who say accountants are doing a disservice to our clients by not being "proactive" enough.

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