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Interim Results for 2013

Interim Results for 2013

The IRS faced several time constraints this year. Tax professionals and taxpayers everywhere were anxious to process returns, and the effects of the delay were felt by everyone when tax season did not start on time. The major reason for the deferral was ...…

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Mother Knows Best…

Mother Knows Best…

One morning over breakfast, a young Raymond Berardinelli’s mother asked him what his plan was after high school. He would be graduating soon and needed a little direction. His mother had always encouraged him to go to college, but Raymond was thinking more along the lines of going to trade school. His plan was to become a ...…

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Locked, Loaded, and LinkedIn

Locked, Loaded, and LinkedIn

LinkedIn has become one of the leading professional referral sites out there as it helps connect people and businesses all over the world. Here are some tips on how to innovate your LinkedIn account into a reliable marketing resource for your company.…

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Five Tips to Market Your Tax Practice

Five Tips to Market Your Tax Practice

The end of tax season signals the ideal time for tax professionals to work on a plan to attract new customers. Time limitations often put the marketing aspect of a business on the back burner when the tax industry is at its busiest, so take advantage of the time while you have it. Here are a few tips to help you gain the competitive edge.…

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Dear Office Manager...

Dear Office Manager...

This time of year, spring stirs, creating problems for the dedicated tax professional or tax software support person, who has no time left in the day to tend personal matters. I offer you answers to the following problems.…

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