Drake Software blog for tax pros, covering tax, IRS news, and more

Crossing the Digital Divide with Your Tax Practice

Crossing the Digital Divide with Your Tax Practice

For years, industry experts have been calling for tax professionals to use various hardware and software technologies – CRM tools, document management systems, workflow and productivity software, and paperless technologies – to stay competitive and profitable.…

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2016 Foreign Tax Issues - Part I

2016 Foreign Tax Issues - Part I

The following is a two-part series by regular Taxing Subjects contributor Ben Tallman, who provides insight into foreign tax issues. Part I describes Foreign Bank Account Reporting (FBAR) and FATCA in…

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Military Tax Strategies

Military Tax Strategies

As we watch the evening news, we see our fighting men and women of the Armed Forces in combat areas far from home.  The reports can fill us with a myriad of emotions, like patriotism, compassion,…

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Reduce Stress During Tax Season

Reduce Stress During Tax Season

Stress can worsen or increase the risk of conditions like obesity, heart disease, premature aging, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, headaches, depression, gastrointestinal problems, and asthma. For tax…

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Turning Customers into Clients

Turning Customers into Clients

For most tax preparation firms, success means attracting more business from taxpayers, expanding the number of services offered, and converting customers into clients. Though we tend to use the terms…

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