Why I Switched Sides in Tax Preparation

I started in the income tax industry back in 2001, when e-file was still fresh and a lot of taxpayers still filed by paper. Over the next eight years, I saw the industry progress as technology began to play a key role. As demand grew, I added a few members to my team...

The “Magic” Behind Your Tax Refund (Or Not)

Why are taxes so complicated? They aren’t, but TurboTax, H&R Block, and the rest of the tax preparation industry want you to believe that they are. With the right tools, 90 percent of tax filers could complete their tax return in less than 10 minutes. However, the...

Tax Preparer Education Requirements (or lack thereof)

Watch this video!Do you know that the IRS does not require tax preparers to have any kind of special education?Do you know that tax preparers are not CPAs?Do you know that most CPAs are not tax preparers?According to the IRS, in order for you to become a tax preparer,...

Are you more experienced than your tax “pro”?

A few weeks ago, I let the cat out of the bag that IOOGO is on a mission to make the tax preparation process easy, transparent and more reasonably priced. I want to talk more about the last reasons mentioned… cost and transparency. www.franchisehelp.com estimates that...

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Why I Switched Sides in Tax Preparation

Why I Switched Sides in Tax Preparation

I started in the income tax industry back in 2001, when e-file was still fresh and a lot of taxpayers still filed by paper. Over the next eight years, I saw the industry progress as technology began to play a key role. As demand grew, I added a few members to my team...

read more
The “Magic” Behind Your Tax Refund (Or Not)

The “Magic” Behind Your Tax Refund (Or Not)

Why are taxes so complicated? They aren’t, but TurboTax, H&R Block, and the rest of the tax preparation industry want you to believe that they are. With the right tools, 90 percent of tax filers could complete their tax return in less than 10 minutes. However, the...

read more
Tax Preparer Education Requirements (or lack thereof)

Tax Preparer Education Requirements (or lack thereof)

Watch this video!Do you know that the IRS does not require tax preparers to have any kind of special education?Do you know that tax preparers are not CPAs?Do you know that most CPAs are not tax preparers?According to the IRS, in order for you to become a tax preparer,...

read more

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