Articles by Eva Rosenberg

Ignorance is Bliss? Not When It Comes to Tax Prep

We should be afraid of the lack of awareness and familiarity and sheer laziness among unqualified tax preparers.

New Major IRS Phone Scam Highlights Dangers

Well-disguised con artists lurk all over the Internet with plausible, but dangerous, schemes centered on the IRS and other entities. Be very careful.

Avoid Hassles with Client Contracts

It's just a one-page agreement, but it can save you hours of frustration, lost income, and client resentment.

Why Enhancing the Earned Income Credit Is a Bad Idea

The EIC may be designed to help the poor, but it is causing nothing but headaches for tax preparers caught in the middle.

Tax Professionals: How Do You Protect Your Practice and Clients From Dishonest Employees?

This morning, I was reading an article in last year’s EA Journal about an EA who discovered that one of his employees had been stealing his clients’ refunds. It was a stunning revelation to this employer, because it had been going on for at least two tax seasons (2010 and 2011) without his knowledge.

Tax Professionals: How Do You Respond When Someone Asks About Your Fee?

There’s a discussion going on in the Tax Business Owners of America LinkedIn forum about fees. It’s quite lively and has a lot of voices joining in.

Tips on How You Can Stand Out From Other Tax Professionals

Eva Rosenberg explains a few things you can do to make sure your clients don't go anywhere else for professional tax help.

Workers’ Comp and S Corp Owners?

Consider an S corporation with a shareholder who owns 2 percent or more of the company. We know if the company pays for their health insurance, that needs to be added to their wages, right? But what about when the owners are covered by their workers’ compensation insurance policies?