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Tracy Belcher
(505) 356-8212
226 W 2nd St
Portales, NM
Terry L. Cone
(505) 356-8574
1602 W 17th St
Portales, NM
Michael K. Herington
Po Box 356
Dora, NM
Sidney P. Glandon
300 Lakeview Terrace
Clovis, NM
Frank R. Chaddick
1713 Sycamore
Clovis, NM
Gayland D. Cowen
(505) 356-8564
305 S Avenue B
Portales, NM
Randal L. Burnett
(505) 359-1264
120 W Commercial St
Portales, NM
Ginger T. Garrett
P O Box 781
Clovis, NM
Debra C. Conners
1925 Fairway Terrace
Clovis, NM
Lisa K. Harrison
1820 Avondale
Clovis, NM

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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