Sixth Time is a Charm

Alan is a sole practitioner based in Central Ohio. He made a career change at 40 after working as a journalist for more than 15 years. Alan started his practice in May 2010 and currently focuses on not-for-profit organizations, individuals and small businesses. He has helped a number of nonprofits obtain their tax-exempt status and assisted others with their audit, compliance and tax needs. Alan has overcome many obstacles, and has spent the past 11 years primarily as an auditor. He also has worked on audits of financial institutions, closely-held businesses and began his second career as an ABL field examiner.

Latest posts

Oct
15
The publisher of this fine publication recently reminded me I had fallen back into my lack-of-posting habit.
Aug
26
Now that my engagements are in full swing, I decided to splurge.
Aug
16
Guidestar.org is a great tool. The website provides useful information about 501(c)(3) charities and private foundations to anyone who registers.
Aug
06
Late last week, I made up my mind to contact the office lead partner at my old firm.
Aug
02
Now that I am responsible as a sole practitioner for all of my time, I have learned that I must make time in order to charge my time. All the time I previously counted as billable time now has to be allocated.
Jul
21
I was recently hired to assist its organization with its tax compliance.
Jul
19
In the two-plus months since I decided to try my hand at being a sole practitioner, I have learned much more than I ever expected.
Jul
13
It came to my attention that my last entry was nearly one month ago. For someone who is in transition, an excuse could be made that I have been too busy to find time to write.
Jun
15
My search for gainful employment has been based on a parallel-track approach. In addition to the shingle option, I have sought revenue through traditional means:
Jun
07
I can hardly believe it. I am now my own CPA firm!

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