The Enrolled Agent Tax Consulting Practice Guide

Learn How to Develop, Market, and Operate a Profitable Tax and IRS Representation Practice
Author: Christy Pinheiro, EA ABA
Publisher: PassKey Publications
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 275
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The main issue that tax practitioners face is how to grow and promote their practices. In talking with tax professionals, their questions are always the same: "How do I build up my client base?" "Are engagement letters really necessary?" "How do I encourage more client referrals?" "How much should I charge for services?" "How do I fire a bad client?" This book offers real answers to all of these burning questions. You will read multiple interviews with established, highly profitable EAs. You will hear how other EAs keep their practices profitable and keep clients (and money) rolling in. This book covers: 1. Marketing techniques for enrolled agents, 2. How to use the internet and social networking to boost your community profile, 3. How to find profitable IRS representation cases, 4. How to avoid deadbeat clients, 5. How to get lucrative referrals from other professionals, And much more! If you have the tax knowledge and a desire to succeed in this business, this book will help you realize your own success.

Building, Marketing, and Operating a Profitable Tax Practice


Author: National Tax Training School (Monsey, N.Y.). Publications Division
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780982197851
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 294
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From the experts at the National Tax Training School: Building, Marketing, & Operating a Profitable Tax Practice is a practical, step-by-step, working guide to running a successful, efficient, and lucrative professional tax practice.

Income Tax and Central Sales Tax Law and Practice


Author: N.A
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 9788131721919
Category:
Page: 864
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Income Tax and Central Sales Tax presents an updated and comprehensive study of income tax laws. The concept of graded and comprehensive problems will bridge the gap between theory and practice and will lay a firm foundation to develop and sharpen the understanding of law. A chapter on 'Value Added Tax', popularly known as "VAT" is also included.

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult


Author: Lowell Ackerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118662180
Category: Medical
Page: 808
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Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Practice ManagementConsult, Second Edition has been extensively updated andexpanded, with 55 new topics covering subjects such as onlinetechnologies, hospice care, mobile practices, compassion fatigue,practice profitability, and more. Carefully formatted using thepopular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult style, the bookoffers fast access to authoritative information on all aspects ofpractice management. This Second Edition is an essential tool forrunning a practice, increasing revenue, and managing staff intoday’s veterinary practice. Addressing topics ranging from client communication andmanagement to legal issues, financial management, and humanresources, the book is an invaluable resource for businessmanagement advice applicable to veterinary practice. Sample formsand further resources are now available on a companion website.Veterinarians and practice managers alike will find this book acomprehensive yet user-friendly guide for success in today’schallenging business environment.

The Power of Practice Management

Best Practices for Building a Better Advisory Business
Author: Matt Matrisian
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118238206
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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How do you build a financial advisory business in today’scompetitive and often-saturated markets? How can you break throughthe clutter, and develop strong and lasting client relationships?We believe it can be done by harnessing the power of practicemanagement! The Power of Practice Management shows you the“how,” “why” and “what” oftaking your business to the next level, introducing you to bestpractices and the thinking behind actions of some of theindustry’s top-quartile firms. Author Matt Matrisian leadsyou on a journey filled with intriguing ideas and bottom-linelessons that teach you how to work on your business,not just in it. Whether you’re the head of a large advisoryfirm, part of a small practice or just starting out, you willdiscover a roadmap for turning your good business into a betterone. The author also addresses: Making business strategy and planning part of your defined gameplan; Transforming your firm’s vision and goals to build yourbusiness Capitalizing on referral sources and centers of influence Your personal brand as a product of intuitive thinking And much more. The Power of Practice Management teaches you how to channelthe strength of your business and connect it to your clients’experiences. The results unlock the secrets to driving customerloyalty, referral revenue, and business prosperity. In the process,you’ll also enhance your personal brand – allowing youthe opportunity for business prosperity.

Financial Management: Theory & Practice


Author: Eugene F. Brigham,Michael C. Ehrhardt
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130563229X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 1200
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The only text to strike a balance between solid financial theory and practical applications, Brigham/Ehrhardt’s FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE, 15e gives you a thorough understanding of the essential concepts you need to develop and implement effective financial strategies. The book begins with a presentation of corporate finance fundamentals before progressing to discussions of specific techniques used to maximize the value of a firm. It also explores the recent financial and economic crises and the role of finance in the business world. With its relevant and engaging presentation, numerous examples, and emphasis on Excel usage, this text serves as a complete reference tool for you in your academic or business career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Building Co-operation

A Business History of The Co-operative Group, 1863-2013
Author: John F. Wilson,Anthony Webster,Rachael Vorberg-Rugh
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191626805
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 464
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Building Co-operation traces the development of The Co-operative Group and its predecessor, the Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS), over the course of 150 years. Born from the efforts of the Rochdale Pioneers and others who established successful consumer co-operatives across Britain in the mid-nineteenth century, by the 1860s the proponents of the CWS were ready to pioneer a new effort: a federation, democratically run and collectively owned, that would enable co-operatives to become their own suppliers. From humble origins, the CWS grew into one of Britain's largest businesses within a generation, pioneering modern retailing and distribution on a national scale, expanding into factory production and financial services, and establishing an international supply network that stretched across Europe, and beyond. Throughout the late nineteenth century and well into the twentieth, co-operative societies provided essential services to millions of members across Britain, ranging from food and clothing to banking, insurance, travel agency, pharmacy and even funeral services. However, in the second half of the twentieth century co-operatives experienced a protracted period of decline, facing a series of internal structural challenges, fierce competition amongst food retailers, and a rapidly-changing marketplace. By the turn of the twenty-first century, when many commentators were ready to consign co-operatives to the past, The Co-operative Group emerged with a revitalised business model that has helped to re-invigorate the British co-operative sector and bring new attention to the important role of co-operative and mutual enterprises worldwide. Based on extensive archival research, including many records available to historians for the first time, Building Co-operation is the story of a distinctive business model as it evolved over time. While since the inauguration of the CWS in 1863 the commercial landscape has changed nearly beyond recognition, the values at the heart of The Co-operative Group have remained relevant to succeeding generations, focusing on member benefits and a commitment to ethical trading.

The Practice of American Public Policymaking


Author: Selden Biggs,Lelia B. Helms
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765628329
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 530
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Designed for upper-level and professional courses, this text is a state-of-the-art introduction to the public policymaking process that gives equal attention to issues of policy implementation and public governance. It uses an innovative systems approach, integrating the activities, actors, tools, and techniques of policymaking, to provide a comprehensive framework for policy design and analysis. The book is practice-oriented, with a focus on the ways that policymakers at all levels employ the standard technologies of governance--authority, agency, program, rule, contract, and budget--to design policy outputs and achieve policy outcomes. Through extensive use of graphics, the text makes concepts easy to grasp for a generation of students accustomed to the visual presentation of ideas. Case studies illustrate the tools and techniques discussed, and key terms, questions for discussion, and suggested readings round out each chapter. Among the many emerging issues covered in this text that will be especially relevant for upper-level and professional programs and student-practitioners are: --program design --performance management --public contracting --policy networks --venue shopping --commercial and nonprofit sector participation in the policymaking process.

Starting and building your own accounting business


Author: Jack Fox
Publisher: Ronald Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 257
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The book also provides such success essentials as action plans critical for the first year of a new business or for expanding a business and useful fingertip resources such as directories of suppliers (with Web site addresses). For the accountant interested in striking out on his own or the entrepreneur interested in expanding her business and garnering greater profits, Starting and Building Your Own Accounting Business is the first step to making it happen.

Creative Truth

Start & Build a Profitable Design Business
Author: Brad Weaver
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317541553
Category: Computers
Page: 288
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Creative Truth is your playbook for starting, building, and enjoying a profitable design business. Whether you’re a solo freelancer working from home or a small group of creative entrepreneurs ready to get to the next level, this is your roadmap to success. You’re the CEO, CFO, CTO, Secretary, Janitor, Office Manager, and everything in between. Finding a balance between running the business and doing great creative work is a constant struggle. From learning how to price your work and manage your time, to setting up your business and defining your market, Brad Weaver covers everything designers need to know to run a studio without losing heart. Highlights: • Real numbers, real tools, and best practices in a toolkit that you can start using immediately in your business. • A companion website that offers up-to-date resources, articles, tools, and discussions, allowing readers to continue learning as they grow. • Practical tips for getting clients, being more profitable, building your network, managing your operations, getting things done, hiring help, managing contractors, and finding joy along the way.

The Business of Medical Practice

Transformational Health 2.0 Skills for Doctors, Third Edition
Author: David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826105769
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Praise for the previous edition: "This comprehensive multi-authored text contains over 450 pages of highly specific and well-documented information that will be interest to physicians in private practice, academics, and in medical management. . . [Chapters are] readable, concise yet complete, and well developed. I could have used a book like this in the past, I will certainly refer to it frequently now." 4 stars Carol EH Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, MBA American College of Physician Executives Does Health 2.0 enhance or detract from traditional medical care delivery, and can private practice business models survive? How does transparent business information and reimbursement data impact the modern competitive healthcare scene? How are medical practices, clinics, and physicians evolving as a result of rapid health- and non-health-related technology change? Does transparent quality information affect the private practice ecosystem? Answering these questions and more, this newly updated and revised edition is an essential tool for doctors, nurses, and healthcare administrators; management and business consultants; accountants; and medical, dental, business, and healthcare administration graduate and doctoral students. Written in plain language using nontechnical jargon, the text presents a progressive discussion of management and operation strategies. It incorporates prose, news reports, and regulatory and academic perspectives with Health 2.0 examples, and blog and internet links, as well as charts, tables, diagrams, and Web site references, resulting in an all-encompassing resource. It integrates various medical practice business disciplines-from finance and economics to marketing to the strategic management sciences-to improve patient outcomes and achieve best practices in the healthcare administration field. With contributions by a world-class team of expert authors, the third edition covers brand-new information, including: The impact of Web 2.0 technologies on the healthcare industry Internal office controls for preventing fraud and abuse Physician compensation with pay-for-performance trend analysis Healthcare marketing, advertising, CRM, and public relations eMRs, mobile IT systems, medical devices, and cloud computing and much more!

Pricing and Profitability Management

A Practical Guide for Business Leaders
Author: Julie Meehan,Mike Simonetto,Larry Montan,Chris Goodin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047082705X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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The practical guide to using pricing and profitability management to build a better business A comprehensive reference for any business professional looking to understand the capabilities and competencies required for effectively managing pricing and profitability, Pricing and Profitability Management explains how to determine the right approach, tools, and techniques for each of six key categories (pricing strategy, price execution, advanced analytics and optimization, organizational alignment and governance, pricing technology and data management, and tax and regulatory effectiveness). Exploring each category in detail, the book addresses how an integrated approach to pricing improvement can give a sustainable, competitive advantage to any organization. The ultimate "how to" manual for any executive or manager interested in price management, the book presents a holistic, comprehensive framework that shows how integrating these pricing categories into a cohesive program leads to impressive gains that cannot be achieved through a single-pronged approach. Presents a comprehensive framework for more effectively managing pricing and profitability Identities the six key categories of pricing and profitability management Shows you how to gain a competitive edge by managing pricing and profitability Taking a comprehensive view of pricing, companies can position themselves to tap a vast source of shareholder value—the ability to set and enforce profitable prices, not just once, but again and again in response to marketplace changes and evolving business needs—and this book will show you how.

Designing Profits

Creative Business Strategies for Design Practices
Author: Morris A. Nunes,Andrew Pressman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317560574
Category: Architecture
Page: 160
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A successful design practice requires principals and staff who are creative, technically proficient, and financially savvy. Designing Profits focuses on the last component—the one that is so elusive for many architects, engineers, and construction professionals—the business aspects of practice. Not an ordinary book on practice issues or finance, Designing Profits explains the application of design thinking to guide wise business decisions. It is indeed possible to be as creative in establishing and operating a practice as in designing and constructing a building. The book offers comprehensive guidance and objective tools for design professionals to reap financial rewards from their practices, and to discover innovative strategies to become entrepreneurial and implement creative practice models. An extended case study is woven throughout the book. Witness the trials and tribulations of Michelangelo & Brunelleschi Architects as they engage problematic clients, tight project budgets and schedules, low fees and insufficient profits, marketing issues, quirky staff, technology upgrades, and growth, among other difficult challenges. This mythical firm, a composite of several real-life practices, navigates through these various dilemmas, providing readers with insights into superior financial management and a reimagined services portfolio.

10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud

New Levels of CPA Workflow Efficiency
Author: John H. Higgins,Bryan L. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1941651518
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 192
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Learn how to build your successful practice in the cloud in just 10 steps. In this popular, how-to guide you'll get practical, comprehensive information with step-by-step instructions, covering areas such as: Infrastructure, scanning solutions, document management, client portals, workflow management, cloud-based client accounting systems, security, disaster recovery. --p.4 of cover.