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Jim Lowe & Jerry Gaddis Recap Tax Season – EP10

How Did the TY2017 Tax Season Turn Out?

We’re a few weeks removed from tax season, so we wanted to hear what tax professionals thought about the latest iteration of the January-to-April annual grind. Joining us on the podcast are two EAs: the owner of AVL Tax Professionals in Asheville, NC, Jim Lowe, and the owner of Tropical Tax Solutions in the Florida Keys, Jerry Gaddis.

Did the threat of government shutdowns affect tax season? What about the late extenders legislation? How did taxpayers respond to the slower issuance of state refunds? In this episode, we cover a wide range of topics, including the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, data security, due diligence, and the Taxpayer First Act.

Ryan Norton

Whether designing superheroes, penciling caricatures, or just doodling, I always knew I was going to earn some sort of art degree while in college. That was my goal before I decided to trade Edgar Degas for Edgar Allan Poe during a Freshman English class. The BA in English soon morphed into a double-major in English and Philosophy, eventually becoming an MA in English. It only makes sense that I learned of a writing opportunity for a local marketing firm while teaching a first-year college English course. Before I knew it, I was writing and editing tax-related articles for Taxing Subjects, and this has been my home since 2014.