Entries by Chris

Top 4 Ways to Secure Your Wintax Data

1. Windows Lock Screen – One of the simplest ways to protect your data is to lock your computer after it has idled for a short time. Enabling this is simple. Push your windows start button and type the words ‘Screen saver.’ Then, choose the option for turning on the screen saver, or changing the […]

Get Ready for Taxes: Get ready now to file 2020 federal income tax returns

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to take necessary actions this fall to help them file their federal tax returns timely and accurately in 2021, including special steps related to Economic Impact Payments. This is the first in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing […]

Bank Product Integration

The ability to provide a variety of options for the payment of your preparation fees, as well as provide other financial products your clients may be interested in, is important to many tax professionals. Many look to bank products to provide that flexibility.

How to Grow Your Practice by Sharing Your Expertise

If growing your tax practice is a top priority, we applaud you and are excited to see your success. We all know it can be conflicting as to where to start your efforts in refining your business-building practices. A strong foundation of basic areas to focus on can be found in my article “The Top […]


This year has been one for the history books! Years down the road we wonder if our grandchildren and great grandchildren will look at us in awe as we talk about 2020. One of the funniest memes we saw was from the movie “Back To The Future”. It has Marty and Doc working with the […]

IRS highlights online resources during Small Business Week; many resources available in multiple languages

  IRS highlights online resources during Small Business Week; many resources available in multiple languages WASHINGTON – In support of National Small Business Week – Sept. 22 to 24 – the Internal Revenue Service is emphasizing the many IRS online resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals handle the tax aspects of their […]

Amended Returns Ready for E-file

After many years of IRS rumors, the ability to e-file an Amended U.S. Individual Tax Return (1040-X) is finally here! On August 17th the Wintax 1040 software will update to include this new capability with some IRS stipulated limitations of course. Please read the list below.