One of the main questions people ask when they first start out as a Tax Professional is, “How do I get my first client?”. There are two major ways to go about this. The first way is to put in enough time promoting yourself every single day for an entire month that would equal to roughly 48 hours. The second way is to aim for your first client within literally 2 days. So what ways can you achieve this? Let’s take a look.
When considering taking on new business owner tax client, it is wise to consider a few things before accepting the job. We’ve included tips that should help you decide what to do when the time comes.
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Being a tax preparer is not an easy gig. You have to know your taxes, and with that you also have to possess a level of charisma that keeps your clients coming back for more. Yes, there are those dry tax preparers who swim in a pool of banality to be sure. But the great ones are good socially, and can crack their clients up while simultaneously cracking the tax code and cutting thousands from their tax bill. To get a ton of clients coming back year after year you are going to have to do more than just crunch numbers. You are going to have to develop a unique reputation as a consistent, knowledgeable tax pro who all the while provides valuable but affordable services. Let us take a look at some of the best ways to amass a large client base preparing taxes.