Traditional vs. virtual tax internship

Happy National Internship Day! As we continue to navigate the ever-changing impacts and guidelines surrounding COVID-19, one thing is for certain: technology can make or break the success of a business operating in today’s virtual work environment. If you are like me, learning how to operate new technology can be overwhelming and stressful at first. …

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The New Busy Tax Season

Being new to the accounting profession, I have not technically experienced a totally “normal” busy tax season. Last year, I was an intern, still in school, and trying to learn as much as I could. What I did not know is that I would be learning right along side everyone else due to the new …

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Teenager wins World Excel Championship, accountants rejoice

If there is one thing that accountants of all backgrounds share, it is a fondness of Excel. I know it might sound kind of nerdy, but there is just something satisfying about creating a clean, functioning spreadsheet. In our office, I’ve seen tons of Excel spreadsheets and templates. Some of which are used to perform …

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Be an accountant, they said. It will be fun, they said

After four years of memorizing tax law, formulas, thresholds and acronyms, I can finally vouch that there is no way school can prepare you for your first tax season as an accountant. Although I can appreciate the four years of all-night study sessions and Starbucks runs, these are the things school just could not teach …

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