Are You Marketing Your Services to the Self-Employed?

Global consulting firm McKinsey found that there are roughly 68 million freelancers in the US. Think about that for a second, the gig economy (Uber, Lyft, Doordash, .etc) has revolutionized freelancing for 1/5 of America and it’s only going to grow larger. The unfortunate part about statistics on freelancing is that the BLS (Bureau Of Labor & Statistics) […]
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Understanding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as a Tax Preparer

In late December of 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the most extensive piece of tax reform legislation implemented since the Reagan era. Because media buzz surrounding this reform has caused a substantial number of questions from many taxpayers and tax preparers, we’re here to break down the fundamentals in a way […]
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Tips to Efficiently Track Your Clients’ E-Filed Returns

As we close in on the final week before the April tax filing deadline, we wanted to pass along some quick tips on how you can efficiently track your clients’ e-filed returns. We highly suggest utilizing the “Fed EF Status” column as a quick and easy way to check the status of your client’s e-filed […]
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Benefits of Automatic Mileage and Expense Tracking

We all know self-employed clients are immensely valuable to a tax prep office. Their returns tend to be longer and more complex than the average client’s and, therefore, more profitable.
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Protection Plus: Like Equifax, a Data Breach Can Happen

Stolen information? Lost identity? The data breach that hit Equifax is the most recent reminder that a data breach can happen to any company. If you were one of the 145.5 million people who had their personal information compromised in Equifax’s data breach, you are probably in the midst of dealing with chaos and paying for […]
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Webiquity: Five Local Marketing Tricks That Win

A successful and effective online presence for a small business starts with these five must haves.
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Protection Plus: 4 Ways to Help Prevent a Data Breach

In addition to preparing your clients taxes, you are also responsible for keeping their private information safe. As a tax professional, you have access to a lot of confidential information that cybercriminals want. Here are some important procedures you can implement to reduce your chances of a data breach. Take precaution: It may seem obvious, […]
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Protection Plus: Cyber Liability Information

Cyber criminals are targeting tax professional systems to access taxpayer data. There is much talk addressing consumer concerns, but little is said about protecting the tax professional from the impact of a data breach. A study sponsored by IBM and conducted by the Ponemon Institute released in June 2016 found the average cost of a […]
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SurePayroll: Survey Reveals What Taxes Business Owners at Tax Time

A number of small business owners came away from tax season asking a curious question: Why did I pay more taxes when I made less revenue? 
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Protection Plus: PATH Act Effect on EITCs and CTCs

President Obama signed the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015,” or the PATH Act, on December 18, 2015. It was the most notable tax legislation to be passed by Congress last year, and it will have a great effect on the upcoming tax season. It extended many expiring tax provisions, permanently in some […]
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