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From the Archives: New Preparer Requirements on Earned Income Credit = Higher Fees for Clients

By | May 25th, 2015|Categories: From the Archives|Tags: , , , |

In 2012, I wrote that new IRS requirements on preparers regarding earned income credit claims would drive up fees. That's been the case, but it's not as bad as I had predicted.

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Tax Season Recap 2015: What a Strange Season, Part 2 (Trends I Noticed)

By | April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

Image courtesy of user johnhain on Pixabay.com In Part 1 I laid out how tax season went for me in general. Having a salivary gland removed from my mouth was the highlight - if you can call it that - of my season. Here in part 2, I'll talk about the trends I noticed. [...]

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Why Do Unethical Clients Bother Working With Tax and Accounting Pros?

By | March 12th, 2015|Categories: Editorial Commentary, Small Businesses Taxes|Tags: , |

I'm always confused when an unethical client bothers seeking out the help of a licensed professional.

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Ridiculous IRS Situations I’ve Recently Dealt With

By | January 23rd, 2015|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , , |

Editorial commentary outlining just a few of the ridiculous IRS situations I've dealt with recently.

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H&R Block Doesn’t Really Have ACA “Specialists” On Staff

By | January 13th, 2015|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , , , |

Reading about the Affordable Care Act doesn't make one an "ACA Specialist."

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