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Ways to Make Money as a Tax Preparer

How Many Tax Returns Can I Prepare a Day?

By Tim Frye

When you are looking to make big money doing taxes, you should be planning on doing a voluminous amount of returns each day.  There are a variety of methods that can be employed when making great money doing taxes, but simply having a high average of returns per day is probably your best bet for immediate and consistent income.  A good average of tax returns completed per day would generally be around ten, depending on your own subjective circumstances.  It will take a while to get to this point, and this article will look into the best ways to average ten returns a day. 

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What are Some Business Activities That Fit Well with Tax Preparation?

By Tim Frye

Tax preparation is a business in which the doors are not always open year round.  The tax season is very short, and can leave you watching your money dwindling month by month afterwards. It helps if you can supplemental your tax income with another profession throughout the rest of the year, so you can stay afloat and not fall into a deep depression.  This article will discuss some of the business activities that fit well with the trade of tax preparation. 

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Tips for Starting a Home Based Tax Business

By Tim Frye

The art of starting a home based tax business has been puzzle for many tax preparers.  And as the tentacles of the IRS grow more invasive and pervasive than ever, this task is not getting any easier.  Now, when you are preparing taxes out of a home office, and are expecting to do more than a few tax returns a year from home, you are going to be held to higher level of standards then your local Avon wife who is slanging make up next door.  The IRS doesn’t play man, so in this article we will give a few tips for starting a home based tax business without getting on the government's'bad side.

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3 Tips for Hiring of Tax Preparers

By Tim Frye

When you are a small business owner, you already have enough worries.  When you have a small business that provides income tax service, not only do you have worries, you have much more idol time to worry.  Tax season presents such a peculiar perspective to the small business owner. We always like to compare it to the show "Deadliest Catch.  You can catch all the crab you want, but you may not catch any.  And even when you do it is merely seasonal. Sooner that crab money is going to run out and you are going to have some heavy operational costs amalgamating and it ain"t crab season.  Tax season is no different.  You can have your biggest year ever, but that year was really only four months long and now you got to wait until the next tax season to see those kinds of counts again.  In other words, the income tax business for the little guy can be a tremendously challenging endeavor.

One of the biggest and most fundamental challenges of running a tax office is hiring the right people.  Yeah, I know what you're thinking.  Hiring is part of any company, and it is fundamental to all, not just the tax office.  Incorrect.

The great tax preparer who is willing to bust their hind end, learn a system that can be troubling and intricate to the say the least, and work 12 to 14 hour days cooped in an office for 100 days straight can be hard to find.  The tax employee is an enigmatic character. 

So the hiring process must be that much more meticulous and specific.  This article will seek to help you define the tax preparer hiring process and it's most fundamental specifics:

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What Can a Tax Preparer Do to Make Money In the Off Season?

By Tim Frye

Making money doing taxes in the off season can be challenging to say the least.  If you did make any money during the season, you are probably pretty exhausted from all of those laborious hours under the gun.   The question is what to do now. 

In this article, I will shoot a few ideas at you in terms of ideas for off season money making opportunities for tax preparers. 

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