First of all, let me just say that I'm losing sleep over this concept of who would be the most intriguing tax client - but I think the guy I would like to have represented most is IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves when he won his lawsuit against the IRS. I've worked on a few celebrity tax returns in my deep dark past, and it turned out that those people were actually real people with real financial problems and absolutely no clue about how to do their taxes, so it was kind of nice being able to assist famous people with the expertise I brought to the table.
So who would you pick if you could do anyone's tax return? In other news this week, we learned that accounting jobs are safe, at least for now, but what should controllers and business owners be asking themselves about staffing and how it affects the bottom line? We asked several experts and created a list of talking points for you to take to your client.