Why it Sucks to be a Tax Preparer

Happy Tax Tax Industry

In this week’s session, I’ll talk about what it is like to be a tax preparer and why it sucks so much. I say that in an endearing way as I am a tax preparer myself and have so many good friends and associates who are tax preparers as well. The good ones are very special types of persons. Someone …

Branding is Useless

Happy Tax Tax Industry

In this week’s session, I’ll talk about branding and why it is useless for most small businesses. Large businesses have large advertising budgets and, even with those large advertising budgets, much of their branding does not help them. They do it to make themselves look good to their investors or shareholders, to Wall Street or to the media. It is …

Happy Tax vs Uber

Happy Tax Tax Industry

In this week’s session, I’ll talk about the sharing economy and the ways it is creating additional sources of income and businesses for those who have a spark to be self employed and entrepreneurial. Whether it’s those renting out rooms in their houses on Airbnb, marketers selling info products on Facebook or people driving others around as Uber or Lyft drivers, …

How Obamacare affects and makes the tax preparation industry more profitable​

Happy Tax Tax Industry

On this week’s session, I’ll talk about the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare and how it affects the income tax preparation industry. The ACA was created to provide uninsured Americans with health insurance by providing subsidies to those who fall within certain income ranges and it centralizes the purchasing of health insurance through a federal and state run …