Tax Practice Management

Mentoring tax staff

A well-designed, well-executed, and well-managed mentoring program can be an advantageous investment for a tax firm.

How tax reform has changed busy season preparation

Practitioners still have a lot of questions about tax reform — including everything from dealing with binding and nonbinding Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) guidance to individual planning considerations. Annette Nellen joins this episode of the podcast to address those issues.

Mitigating risk related to tax reform

While tax planning opportunities associated with the law may be a windfall to a CPA firm’s bottom line, vulnerability to professional liability claims exists.

How tax reform is impacting tax practitioners

Tax practitioners usually get to enjoy some down time during the summer. But this year summer may be a little more hectic than usual thanks to the changes brought about by tax reform.

Tips on training seasonal staff

Glen Keenan, president of XCM Solutions and Xpitax, explains why training season staff about your particular firm’s processes is vital to success.

How to find seasonal staff

Glen Keenan, president of XCM Solutions and Xpitax, offers tips for successful seasonal staffing, including focusing on training and bringing the staff in early.

The myths of outsourcing

Glen Keenan, president of XCM Solutions and Xpitax, untangles commonly held myths that discourage firms from outsourcing.

The benefits of outsourcing returns

Glen Keenan, president of XCM Solutions and Xpitax, presents two chief benefits of outsourcing returns—improved client service and saving time at your highest billing rates.

Best practices for outsourcing returns

Glen Keenan, president of XCM Solutions and Xpitax, discusses how communication, education, and formalizing your strategy will help you start and build your outsourcing program.

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Tackling TCJA changes this tax season

Return preparers must be ready for how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has modified many common features of individual and business returns.