Pronto Tax School

Month: August 2013

Online Tax Course That Uses Lacerte Software

Online Tax Course That Uses Lacerte Software

By Tim Frye

If you are looking to take a tax course that uses Lacerte software, and you are interested in going forward in your tax preparer career using a tax program like Lacerte, this is a way to kill two birds with one stone.  Pronto Tax Class is one of the courses available that uses lacerate for it’s learning template through the online tutorials portions of the course along with the book.  When it comes to training with a tax software you will then use in your practice, this can give you a head start on the other competition out there.  Let’s take a look at how and why.

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3 Tips for Hiring of Tax Preparers

3 Tips for Hiring of Tax Preparers

By Tim Frye

When you are a small business owner, you already have enough worries.  When you have a small business that provides income tax service, not only do you have worries, you have much more idol time to worry.  Tax season presents such a peculiar perspective to the small business owner. We always like to compare it to the show “Deadliest Catch.  You can catch all the crab you want, but you may not catch any.  And even when you do it is merely seasonal. Sooner that crab money is going to run out and you are going to have some heavy operational costs amalgamating and it ain”t crab season.  Tax season is no different.  You can have your biggest year ever, but that year was really only four months long and now you got to wait until the next tax season to see those kinds of counts again.  In other words, the income tax business for the little guy can be a tremendously challenging endeavor.

One of the biggest and most fundamental challenges of running a tax office is hiring the right people.  Yeah, I know what you’re thinking.  Hiring is part of any company, and it is fundamental to all, not just the tax office.  Incorrect.

The great tax preparer who is willing to bust their hind end, learn a system that can be troubling and intricate to the say the least, and work 12 to 14 hour days cooped in an office for 100 days straight can be hard to find.  The tax employee is an enigmatic character. 

So the hiring process must be that much more meticulous and specific.  This article will seek to help you define the tax preparer hiring process and it’s most fundamental specifics:

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Tips for Starting a Home Based Tax Business

Tips for Starting a Home Based Tax Business

By Tim Frye

The art of starting a home based tax business has been puzzle for many tax preparers.  And as the tentacles of the IRS grow more invasive and pervasive than ever, this task is not getting any easier.  Now, when you are preparing taxes out of a home office, and are expecting to do more than a few tax returns a year from home, you are going to be held to higher level of standards then your local Avon wife who is slanging make up next door.  The IRS doesn’t play man, so in this article we will give a few tips for starting a home based tax business without getting on the government’s’bad side.

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On Line Tax Course

On Line Tax Course

By Tim Frye

If you are looking for a course that shows you how to do taxes and will give you your tax license upon completion, you have come to the right place.  Pronto Education offers a CTEC Certified 60 Hour Tax Preparation course that can get you your tax license in as little as two weeks.  Let’s take a look at the overall features of our course and how it differs from the competition.

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What Can a Tax Preparer Do to Make Money In the Off Season?

What Can a Tax Preparer Do to Make Money In the Off Season?

By Tim Frye

Making money doing taxes in the off season can be challenging to say the least.  If you did make any money during the season, you are probably pretty exhausted from all of those laborious hours under the gun.   The question is what to do now. 

In this article, I will shoot a few ideas at you in terms of ideas for off season money making opportunities for tax preparers. 

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