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Sometimes I Wonder What I’m Missing

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: |

Image courtesy of Pixabay.com One time, someone (who is not a client) said to me: "I get paid as a 1099 consultant, but my CPA has it all run through my LLC so I don't have to pay taxes on it." Another time I took over as the tax preparer for an S-corp -- [...]

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I Don’t Like Calling Myself a “Tax Expert” Anymore

By | October 10th, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: |

I HATE being called a tax expert.

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The 4 Factors of Small Business Success

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

In my experience, there are 4 things that determine if a small business will survive.

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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 [...]

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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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