Editorial Commentary

/Editorial Commentary

Recent Fun I’ve Had with the IRS: Letters Received Out of Order

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , , |

Image courtesy of Pixabay.com Sometimes I like to blog about the odd things that happen in my dealings with the IRS. Here's the latest oddity that has me shaking my head. Setup A 501(c)(7) not-for-profit came to me awhile back to say that they'd been in existence since 2006 and had never filed any [...]

Comments Off on Recent Fun I’ve Had with the IRS: Letters Received Out of Order

Should You Get a Second Opinion on Your Accountant’s Work?

By | August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: |

I think I'd be wounded if one of my clients went elsewhere to get a second opinion on my work. The foundation of a successful relationship with any professional is ... trust.

When Texting Just Doesn’t Work in Professional Settings

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

Image courtesy of Pixabay.com A few years ago I wrote about how annoying it was to get text messages from clients. The incessant “how r u coming w r txs?” texts drove me crazy. Those kinds of texts still do drive me crazy, but as time has passed, I’ve softened my stance on texting. To [...]

How Was My Tax Season? It Sucked, Thanks for Asking

By | May 5th, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: |

Image courtesy of user Geralt on Pixabay.com It's the first week of May and I'm finally getting around to writing my annual tax season recap. That should tell you how my tax season went. Oprah Crap A few years ago, I included a personal anecdote in a blog post, and someone wrote to me [...]

You Can Afford Employees But Not an Accountant?

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Editorial Commentary, Small Businesses Taxes|Tags: , |

Things business owners have actually said to me: "I hired employees but can't afford an accountant."