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major consideration, especially in today’s economic climate. Ongoing continuing education is important too in the constantly-changing tax industry. For example, starting this year, all tax
preparers must have an identification number called a PTIN and an
electronic filing identification number called an EFIN if they plan to
e-file returns. Preparers—whether it’s yourself or an employee—
also now need to pass two upcoming IRS competency tests before
the end of 2013.
A long-term relationship
Entering into a franchise agreement is much like entering into
a marriage. It’s important to make sure there is a good fit on a
personal level—and there needs to be plenty of passion.
Every company, franchises included, have their own culture and
style but even the strongest of franchise names cannot guarantee
success unless the owner is passionate about what they are doing.
This enthusiasm is not only appreciated by customers but is also
absorbed by employees and reflected in the quality of work they
produce and present to potential clients.