There are many different ways to boost your income as a tax professional. One of the first things to keep in mind is that your attitude and the way you see yourself is key. You don’t want to just look at yourself as a tax preparer. Instead, you want to view yourself as a resource person to your clients. Some of the more effective and common ones will be covered in this article. Below is a checklist that you can print out and use anytime.
The tax problem resolution market is BOOMING. As more and more taxpayers have gone from W-2 to 1099, more and more taxpayers have fallen behind on their taxes. Statistics show that approximately 14 million taxpayers are in collections with IRS as we speak–those folks could really use some professional help right about now.
So, let’s get the “bad news” out of the way first. Based on what I’ve been learning studying this business with Pronto Tax School Founder Andy Frye, doing taxes isn’t likely to make you wealthy. That is to say, the actual act of tax preparation does not often lead to wealth. Read to find out how a career in tax preparation can lead you to becoming wealthy.
When it comes to small business owners they are very particular on who they trust. Often their business is like their baby; it means the world to them and they don’t want just anyone touching it. Three specific requirements business owners typically look for in a tax preparer are:
There are several reasons why the tax “offseason,” can be just as busy and profitable as Tax Season. There are an ever-increasing number of people with complex tax debt. In addition, approximately 50% of our workforce is self-employed (not by choice). The bigger the problems, the more likely folks are going to procrastinate. Their procrastination is “Offseason,” work for you!