||Why Become a Tax Preparer?
people deal with their taxes is very rewarding and gratifying. Tax
preparers use their knowledge of federal and state taxes to ensure
that their clients receive the correct tax refund or pay the correct
amount of tax.
The tax preparation business is
unusual because it provides a service to people that legally every
American is required to do: file an income tax return. Because it
is required, tax preparation tends to be recession resistant.
Did you know that 70% of the tax
returns prepared professionally in the United States are prepared by independent
tax preparers, not the national tax preparation franchise
chains. The vast majority of these tax preparers
are small businesses. Many are "Mom & Pop" outfits.
The term "Become a Tax
Preparer" can mean different things to different people:
Some people who say they want to
"become a tax preparer" mean that they'd like to open a
tax office of a national tax preparation franchise. You can learn
more about the pros and cons of opening a tax office of a national
tax preparation franchise by visiting
our web page Tax Franchises - Myths vs. Facts.
Other people who say they want to
"become a tax preparer" mean that they'd like to get a
job at the tax preparation office on Main Street in their home
town. If that is the case, we suggest that you go visit the owner
of that tax preparation business. Introduce yourself and explain that you'd like
to become one of his tax preparers.
people who say they want to "become a tax preparer" mean
that they'd like to get their licenses and training and open an
independent tax preparation office, either a lucrative home-based
business, or one at a brick and mortar commercial location. If
this is what you are looking for, you're at the right place.
Starting your own tax preparation
business for independence, financial freedom and more is a great
idea. Many people are looking to supplement their income in order
to maintain their current lifestyles. A home-based tax preparation
can supplement your income, pay the bills, enable you to save for
retirement, and more. Starting your own home-based tax preparation
business is easier than you think. Many tax preparers start with a
home office until their tax preparation business grows and they can afford to rent
office space. Generally, all you'll need is a computer, a phone
line, and a tax software
|As a tax
preparer, the income you'll earn is directly related to your
ability to attract clients. Because that is so critically
important, let me say it once again. As a tax
preparer, the income you'll earn is directly related to your
ability to attract clients.
Starting your own tax preparation
business is quicker, easier and less expensive than you probably
think! We'll teach you everything you need to know and do it
faster than you think!
Here are the things you should know
about the fast track to becoming a tax preparer:
- There are just minimal start-up
- There are no franchise fees or
royalty fees to be paid.
- No previous experience is
required. Becoming a tax preparer requires no previous
accounting experience and only basic arithmetic skills. An
accounting degree is not required. You do not need to be a CPA
to become a tax preparer. If you like working with people and
computers, and you have a knack for numbers, becoming a tax
preparer may be the perfect business for you.
- We provide free tax law training
and materials needed to prepare individual income tax
returns. You'll become familiar with filing status,
exemptions, deductions, and credits that benefit eligible
taxpayers, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Child Tax
Credit and the Credit for the Elderly or Disabled. After
completing our Basic or Advanced Federal Income Tax Course you
will receive a Certificate of Completion that will grace the
wall of your home or office.
- Do you want more time, increased
income and freedom? A great job for anyone is one with good
pay and flexible hours. As a tax preparer, the pay is good and
your hours will be flexible. You'll set your own schedule. You
can establish a great new home-based tax preparation business and you can work
full or part time!
- Because most tax preparation
occurs in the evenings and on weekends, you can keep your
full-time job and do it by "moonlighting" to earn extra income during the tax season.
- The work is seasonal. Many tax
preparers only work during tax season. You can work just 3
months of the year and make a great income. The busiest time
of year for a tax preparer is during tax season. Tax preparers
generally work from early-January through the tax filing
deadline, April 15th. This is when you'll do most of your
business. After April you'll be free to pursue other
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- Since over 150 million Americans
must file tax returns, career opportunities for professional
tax preparers have never been better. Since taxpayers will
always need to file their tax returns, tax preparation in a
- Being self-employed can be very
rewarding. Self-employed people often have the greatest job
security. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
jobs for accountants are expected to grow by 16 percent
between 2010 and 2020, which is slightly more than the 14
percent job growth expected for all occupations nationally.
- Stay-at-home parents with young
children, early retirees, and retired military personnel find
tax preparation to be a great occupation. It enables them to
still have 9 months a year to be with their kids or grandkids,
travel, etc. Your summers and holidays will be free. Or, you
can consider providing other services for your clients and
generating income year-round! Tax preparation is a great
home-based business. Military spouses can also prepare taxes
at military bases anywhere in the world, earning extra income.
- Tens of millions of Americans pay a tax
professional to prepare and file their tax return every year
and Congress continues to make more changes to the tax code.
These changes make taxpayers even more confused and frustrated
and they are seeking out the help of tax preparers more than
- Financial services professionals
can add tax preparation expertise to their available services,
offering more value to their clients.
- New and used car dealerships,
auto repair shops, insurance agents, check cashing stores, day
care centers, grocery stores, convenience stores, barber
shops, beauty salons, nail spas, Laundromats, and retail
stores can add a tax preparation business to their existing line of
- Tax preparers who are employed
full-time enjoy the peace-of-mind in knowing that they can
fall back on their tax preparation business should they get
laid off from their regular job.
- If you decide to obtain the required
licenses, you'll be in the position to provide your clients
with the additional financial services they need such as IRAs,
retirement plans, insurance, etc. You'll be a highly trusted
confidante to your clients. You can also provide bookkeeping
and payroll services to small business tax clients to produce
additional year-round revenue.
- Your tax preparation and finance
skills will make you more marketable. With experience as a tax
preparer you can use your knowledge of taxes and finance to
get into other areas of finance, such as insurance,
investments, financial planning, accounting, auditing,
economics, banking and many more finance-related jobs.
- Tax preparation is actually a
people business, not a numbers business. If you enjoy working
with people you'll do very well in the tax preparation
business. It's about building relationships with people.
You'll establish very personal relationships with your tax clients
who will look forward to seeing you each year. You can prepare
a client's tax return perfectly, but if you don't provide
great personal service, the client won't come back.
Relationships and client retention are the key to success in
the tax preparation business.
If you're looking for a career with
good pay, opportunities for growth, and flexible hours, becoming a
tax preparer is for you. Anyone can profit from this exciting,
educational, and enjoyable chance to start your own business. Get
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