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Laurie D. Davis
Po Box 17588
Hattiesburg, MS
Gary W. Carmichael
109 Lake Shore Drive
Hattiesburg, MS
Dr J. Crockett
Phone: 1
Sch Of Prof Acc-U Cf Sou Ms
Hattiesburg, MS
Melba G. Clark
1309 Sandalwood Drive
Hattiesburg, MS
Jack F. Burke
(601) 264-1988
2010 Oak Grove Rd
Hattiesburg, MS
Marcy A. Day
310 Quail Hollow Place
Hattiesburg, MS
Elizabeth L. Broome
Phone: 1
20 Katherine Circle
Hattiesburg, MS
Bradley T. Bondurant
42 Perry Road
Hattiesburg, MS
Norman D. Armstrong
300 Lynnwood Circle
Hattiesburg, MS
Laura C. Blackwell
(601) 264-2423
1 Commerce Dr
Hattiesburg, MS

Changing Role of Accountants

Changing Role of Accountants

With products like Turbo Tax improving, many wonder where this leaves accountants. Ironically, the changing role of accountants is helping people save on their taxes.

Changing Role of Accountants

Given the fact that paying taxes isn't the most popular of tasks, most people don't give much thought to the role of accountants. Going to your accountant is often viewed much like going to the dentist. It is not going to be fun, but it needs to be done. While a toothache isn't fun, an audit is one of the biggest fears of most taxpayers. I guarantee you that no contestant would survive if the Fear Factor television show made them undergo a tax audit!

Given this situation, it is hardly surprising that most people view the role of an accountant as the preparation of confusing tax returns. With the advent of tax preparation software programs, many wonder why they need an accountant. More than a few accountants have probably wondered as much also.

There is no disputing the tax preparation software revolution has led to a changing role of accountants. Ironically, the change is good for both taxpayers and accountants. No longer does an accountant count on spending time filing out tax returns. Heck, even accountants use software to do this now!

The role of accountants is now to do tax planning for their clients. The best accountant is one that drags you into his or her office once a year to look at your finances and plan a strategy to limit what you w...

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