Fast Lane Plus

My son Oliver is 10, so he likes roller coasters. I mean, he likes them a lot. He watches YouTube videos about them. He has books about them. Want to know about the world’s tallest, fastest, longest, or steepest steel coasters? He can name them, tell you where they are, and probably even tell you when they were built. He proudly calls himself a “coasterologist.”

This summer, I promised him a trip to Cedar Point, a world-class amusement park about four hours away, on Lake Erie roughly halfway between Cleveland and Toledo. He was so excited he could barely talk for most of the drive, and when we finally saw the park all lit up, I thought I might have to call 911. Read more…

Your Best Move for Next Tax Season

AuditFew topics have spurred more questions from TaxCoach members than audit protection programs. We’ve discussed them at our regional roundtables, on member call-ins, and at last fall’s All-Stars Masterminding Retreat here in cosmopolitan, sophisticated Cincinnati. (Q: Why is Ohio called “the Heartland? A: Because there’s no brain here!)

Now, by popular request, we’ve introduced a template audit protection program you can use to generate literally thousands of dollars in new revenue from your existing clients. You’ll find it in the Marketing Your Services section of TaxCoach under “Marketing Templates.” But rather than just post it and say “here it is,” I want to spend some time discussing how to structure these programs for best results. Read more…