As busy season comes to a close, most tax preparers are heads-down on client work. Since you most likely don’t have time to surf, we’ve collected some recent tax season news of interest from around the web:
- At Accounting Today, L. Gary Boomer writes about the next-generation business model for accounting firms. Success this year doesn’t guarantee success in the future. Make sure your firm is prepared to evolve.
- Over at The Progressive Accountant, these Ten Tips for a Better Busy Season may help you plan for next year. Some of these are easier said than done, so you’ll need to start working on them soon.
- CPA Trendlines has all the tax filing data you need and more. Today’s update shows that tax refunds are approaching last year’s levels, although filings to date are down.
- AccountingWeb gives some ideas for setting your firm apart from the competition. (HINT: Use of technology is one of the differentiators.)
- CPA Practice Advisor covers some recommended improvements to the way the IRS serves taxpayers and practitioners. Nine organizations contributed to the recommendations – what do you think of them?
Tax Season News from Wolters Kluwer
Of course no round-up of tax season news would be complete without our own tax news headlines. Here’s what has been trending this week:
- IRS Set to Launch Private Tax Collection (April 5)
- ACA Repeal, Replacement Discussions Continue, Trump Says (April 4)
- Brady Focused on Tax Reform; Health Care Talks Continue (March 31)
- Koskinen Voices Optimism About IRS Funding (April 6)
- Taxpayers Must Validate Their Identity When Calling the IRS (February 15)