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New Tax Season, New Tax Scams

As long as humans still use money there will always be people trying to take it from others.  No, I’m not talking about taxes. Every year I hear about IRS scams.  For the past few years it’s been phone calls to people telling them they’re behind on their taxes and are about to be arrested.  They […]

“All they do is put my information into their software”

This is something I hear frequently. Usually it’s a comment on an internet discussion about using software or going into a tax office. To an extent, it’s true. When a client gives me their tax documents I’ll enter it into my tax software, but that’s where the similarities end. And it’s definitely not “all” I […]

Your time is valuable, but the IRS doesn’t care.

I’ve always said that if you want to really get to know someone, do their taxes. Most people don’t view it as that big of a deal, but others view it as a very personal experience. After I’ve worked with someone I know who they are, where they live, where they work. I’ll know if […]

CPA? I don’t think that means what you think it means.

The going assumption is that if you want to start a business or if you need help with accounting or taxes, then you need a CPA. While there are CPAs that do focus in these areas, the vast majority do not. That’s kind of like meeting a doctor and assuming he has a family practice […]

Tax Prep without leaving home

Snow has started coming down…again.  I don’t know about you, but if I didn’t have to be at the office, I wouldn’t want to leave my home.  So why should you?  Here’s one less reason to, instead of coming into the tax office, we can work remotely.  We work with clients from all over the […]