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View 1,257 New CPE Courses For Tax Professionals – Enroll In A Course Before December 31st 2014

The word is getting out to tax professionals worldwide! TaxConnections is interviewing and researching the best CPE Providers and Educators to bring them together to one worldwide platform. It takes time to do all of the work required to aggregate continuing professional courses to one site and make the search process easier for tax professionals. Searching through 2000 NASBA providers of CPE is a herculean task but we are up for the job. We are passionate about helping the tax community save time and bring you a wide range of interesting continuing professional education courses.

Behind the scenes at www.taxconnections.com we have many instructors in the que that our community has never had access to prior to now. We are very excited about what is coming for you in tax education through our Tax Education Catalogue. Read more

Tax Professionals Escalate Client Acquisition With New Technology

Over the years in executive search, I had the pleasure to meet extraordinarily talented tax professionals all over the world in corporations, public accounting firms, law firms, independent tax services firms, academia and government. During this time, I learned how highly educated tax professionals are and continue to be throughout their tax careers. What I also discovered is that many of the very finest tax technicians enjoyed looking through the tax code to “ figure out the tax problem and solve it like a puzzle”. These great tax technicians are masters at solving tax problems yet many are shy about promoting themselves. Four years ago, I decided to develop a platform that would bring tax professionals out from behind the scenes and make them visible to the people who are searching for them. In order to ensure the most success for tax professionals, we decided Read more

TaxConnections Announces New Release – Video Tax Library For Tax Professionals CPE

TaxConnections is proud to announce the release of TaxConnections Tax Video Library. Our first group of highly reputable and qualified CPE Instructors comes through our alliance with CPE Link. We are proud to be working in partnership with CPE Link in offering tax education courses. TaxConnections is focused on offering a wide range of tax topics from Instructors who are considered the very best in the tax profession. You can expect to see a growing number of Tax Instructors at TaxConnections who are committed to giving you their very best.

Our vision of creating TaxConnections Worldwide Directory of Tax Professionals and linking this to TaxConnections Worldwide Tax Education is a winning formula for tax professionals and consumers. As our early Investors knew all along our goal has been to Read more

No, We Can’t. Yes, We Can!

A while back Seth Godin did a blog post online titled, “On Behalf of Yes”

It struck a cord with me on how many times, inside public accounting firms, partners, managers and even team members lean towards thinking, “No, we can’t.”

While it comes to understanding complex tax laws and changing to comply with those demands and performing audit services with the utmost perfection, CPAs think – “Yes we can, this is our profession and we love this stuff.”

Yet when it comes to taking care of their own business, keeping pace with the times and what is going on in the management world, CPAs think, “No way, I like things just the way they are. It’s worked well for us all these years.”

What have the most successful firms embraced? They have embraced a YES attitude.

– Nearly 30 years ago, most CPAs did not believe an administrative person could plan CPE, select the right people to hire, lead the marketing efforts and help bring the newest technology into the firm. Then they discovered the power of hiring a firm administrator.
– We cannot advertise. It’s not professional and we don’t know how. Yes, we did.
– I remember one of my first “No, we can’t” situations. We can’t possibly do away with our legal size files and move to letter size. Yes, we did.
– No, we cannot let someone work a flexible schedule. Yes, we did.
– No, we simply cannot put a computer on everyone’s desk. Yes, we did.
– No, we cannot go paperless. Yes, we did.
– No, we cannot allow our people access to the internet. Yes, we did.
– No, we cannot get into all of this social media stuff. Yes, we did.

You might not even be aware you are displaying a “No” attitude and demeanor. Become aware! Stop thinking and saying “No” and identifying all the reasons why something cannot be done.

Think of the kid’s show “Bob the Builder“. His motto:

Can we fix it? Yes, we can!