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Robert Morella
Apex Capital Management
(337) 984-7010
701 Robley Dr., Ste. 200
Lafayette, LA
Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Ongoing Investment Management, Tax Planning, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Hourly Financial Planning Services, Advising Entrepreneurs
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CPA/PFS

Roberta L. Brink
305 Oakmont Circle
Broussard, LA
Donna G. Billeaud
337 S. Girouard Road
Broussard, LA
Eric J. Broussard
518 Emmeline Drive
New Iberia, LA
John E. Broussard
(318) 365-9539
435 W Main St
New Iberia, LA
David P. Barras
125 Innisbrook Drive
Broussard, LA
Kenneth P. Bonin
P.O. Box 343
Loreauville, LA
Wanda F. Arcement
2404 Belle Place-Olivier Road
New Iberia, LA
Gerald A. Beaullieu
134 Plantation Drive
New Iberia, LA
Brent J. Berard
112 Zan Alley
New Ibreia, LA

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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