How Much Tax Preparers Charge

Blake throws his hat into the ring for President and CEO of NASBA! Hear how he intends to shake things up should he be chosen! Next, Blake and David unpack a survey on the surprisingly low tax-preparer fees across the country, discuss the headaches still posed by interstate CPA licensing, and consider some solutions like modeling CPA reciprocity rules! Grab some snacks and enjoy!

  • (00:00) - How Much Tax Preparers Charge
  • (01:24) - Blake applied to be the new NASBA President and CEO
  • (09:02) - David's customer experience at a Publix's grocery store
  • (11:12) - National Association of Tax Professionals 2023 survey results
  • (18:00) - What type of returns are they doing?
  • (23:23) - How do tax preparers operate?
  • (24:39) - How do tax preparers price?
  • (27:45) - Now lets talk about business tax returns
  • (32:09) - When do tax preparers get paid?
  • (51:04) - What work went unbilled?
  • (55:05) - Type of services offered
  • (55:34) - Average wages for tax employees
  • (56:15) - Blake checks in with the live stream
  • (59:21) - Daryl asks for career advice
  • (01:05:03) - New TurboTax ad doesn't shy away from "free" claim
  • (01:06:17) - Listener email on reciprocity
  • (01:18:45) - Wrap up and where to reach us

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David Leary
David Leary
President and Founder, Sombrero Apps Company
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