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Tax Office Technology Survey Results

Tax Office Technology Survey Results

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Taxing Subjects surveyed over 300 tax professionals to learn the types of technology preparers use in their tax practice. Aside from including a catchall question covering typical hardware and software, the survey also singled out scan-and-fill technology and social media platforms.

The majority of tax professionals surveyed—59%—prepared between 100 and 500 returns each year. The next largest group, 19%, prepared more than 1,000 returns in a given season. Predictably, the overwhelming majority (96%) of respondents processed more Forms 1040 than other types of returns. Only 1.25% of respondents said that Form 1120S returns made up the bulk of their work.


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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.