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TaxConnections: Who We Are, How We Create More Success For Tax Professionals

TaxConnections About Us

As the CEO of TaxConnections, I want to share with you our message for tax professionals. We exist to raise your visibility online and improve your opportunities for success. These opportunities include new client acquisition and access to tax jobs most people do not have access to online. Our primary goal is making sure the spotlight is on our tax professional members, and they outperform their competitors in client acquisition and new business opportunities. As you read through this post you will understand who we are and what we do for you!

What Is TaxConnections Mission?

Bringing the world’s leading tax professionals to a niche tax platform to increase their business opportunities.

What Is The Value TaxConnections Offers?

TaxConnections builds a tax professionals’ personal brand and raises their visibility on the search engines through our proprietary methodology.

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Want To See Santa’s Previous Year Tax Return? Can You Advise Santa On The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act?

We know you will have some fun looking over Santa Claus’ previous year tax return. He has a great job gift giving and needs some help on his deductions. If you have any ideas of deductions he is able to take under the Tax Cuts And Jobs Act we would greatly appreciate your tax expertise.

This is an opportunity for tax professionals to chime in and be one of Santa’s helpers. TaxConnections will in turn promote you and your tax expertise. We will gift a one year TaxConnections Membership promoting your tax expertise to our visitors when you register for a one year membership before Christmas Day 2019. Limited Time!

Please add your commentary below after you see Santa’s Tax Form.

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Christmas Party Jokes For Tax Professionals 2019

Fun humor for the holidays:)

♦ What do cannibal tax accountants do at their Office Christmas Dinner?
Toast their clients.

♦ What is Father Christmas’s tax status?

♦ How does Santa’s tax accountant value his sleigh?
Net PRESENT Value.

♦ What’s the biggest overhead in Santa’s accounts?
Private ELF Insurance.

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The Perception And Reality Of Finding A Tax Job Today

Find Tax Jobs - Kat Jennings

With three decades experience in executive tax search, it is important to teach you what happens behind the scenes as tax professionals reach out to find full-time, part-time, remote and gig tax jobs. The truth is the current system of finding a tax job in the tax profession is filled with multiple obstacles that impede success. This article is intended to enlighten you about the perception and the reality of finding a tax job today.

You will learn from the perspective of tax professionals searching for a tax job; and you will learn from the perspective of companies searching for tax professionals. You likely have heard the phrase “perception is reality” but the actual truth is that perception and reality are very different.

The Oxford Dictionary states “Perception is the way in which something is regarded, understood or interpreted” while “Reality is the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to the idealistic or notional idea of them. Reality is the way actual events actually unfold in the real world.” There is the perception and there is the reality involved in finding a tax job and knowing the difference will give you a significant competitive advantage.

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Request Complimentary U.S. Individual Turkey Taxpayer Form


We are already receiving requests for TaxConnections Fun U.S. Individual Turkey Taxpayer Form. You have our permission to send a copy of our U.S. Individual Turkey Taxpayer Form to your clients this year. In order to request your copy along with the 250 tax jokes that come with the fun tax forms, simply make your request at this link and we will be happy to send them all to you this year.

This eBook of jokes and fun tax forms will enable you to send a happy gift to your clients this season. We have a Santa one, too!

Request U.S. Individual Turkey Taxpayer Form Here

An Exciting New Day For Tax And Legal Professionals – The Only Virtual Office In The Cloud Available Today

Virtual Office In Cloud

According to a study by Edelman Intelligence for Upwork and Freelancers In America, the remote workforce is expected to reach 86.5M professionals by 2027 with Millennials leading the way.

According to @Work, 61 million Gen Z’ers are about to enter the U.S. workforces and change it forever. Gen Z’ers have lived a much different life than millennials and their parents. They are a generation that does not remember a life without a cell phone in their hand.

According to Pew Research, 70 million baby boomers who are adults ages 54 to 72 are staying in the labor force at rates not seen in generations for people their age. All of these statistics tell us our cloud based virtual offices are the future for generations to come.

What is a Virtual Office and why did we build them for the tax, accounting and legal profession? We believe organized professionals save time; our cloud based virtual office save you time and money! What do you receive with a TaxConnections Virtual Office in the cloud? Our members receive a one page mini website that promotes their brand to an audience interested in finding them. Smart alert…people searching for your expertise will not research hundreds of websites to find you. Therefore, you must position your expertise where it easy for people to find you. Smart alert…people are not going to know the associations you belong to and search by association. Think about it? If you need a doctor what health association names do you know right now? Smart alert…most people will not find you when going to sites who charge to see your professional profile. Your marketing will be affected if you rely on  a steady stream of prospects to go to sites who pay to see your profile or send you a message. With a TaxConnections Membership we give you a mini-website; no one every has to pay to see your profile or send you a message;  we drive traffic to your mini website; we raise your visibility on the web, and we give you a virtual office that organizes all your important links for easy access when you only have your mobile phone.

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Find The Good. It’s All Around You. Find It, Showcase It…


There are amazing professionals in the world who inspire us. Four time gold medalist track and field star Jesse Owens stated:

Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you’ll start believing in it.

Also, remember the words of these inspirational leaders:

“Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.”
~ Dalai Lama

“Victory belongs to the most persevering.”
~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist

“Believe you can and you are halfway there.”
~ Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from indomitable will.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
~ Benjamin Franklin, Inventor, Author, Politician

“The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.”
~ Chinese Proverb

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IRS Interest Rates On Overpayment And Underpayment

IRS Notice

The Internal Revenue Service announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning October 1, 2019, as they were in the prior quarter.

The rates will be:

  • five (5) percent for overpayments [four (4) percent in the case of a corporation];
  • two and one-half (2.5) percent for the portion of a corporate overpayment exceeding $10,000;
  • five (5) percent for underpayments; and
  • seven (7) percent for large corporate underpayments.

Under the Internal Revenue Code, the rate of interest is determined on a quarterly basis. For taxpayers other than corporations, the overpayment and underpayment rate is the federal short-term rate plus 3 percentage points.

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What To Expect From A Revocable Living Trust

Revocable Living Trusts

Living trusts, otherwise known as inter vivos trusts, are created during the lifetime of the person who created the trust, who is otherwise known as the grantor, trustor, or settlor (hereinafter, “Grantor”).  A Revocable Living Trust (“RLT”) can be established for a specified period of time, upon the occurrence (or nonoccurrence) of a specified event, or until the death of the Grantor.  The three essential parties to an RLT are the Grantor, Trustee, and Beneficiary.

The Trustee manages the trust assets for the benefit of the Beneficiary.  The Grantor of an RLT retains the absolute right, during his lifetime, to alter the terms of the trust, amend the trust in whole or in part, and revoke the trust in its entirety.  A revocable trust morphs into an irrevocable trust when the Grantor dies, or when the Grantor surrenders title to the property held in the trust during his lifetime and relinquishes the right to alter, amend, revoke, or terminate the trust.

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The Tax Remote Workforce Has A Very Strong Future


According to the 2019 AICPA Accounting Graduates Supply and Demand Report, there are fewer people entering the accounting profession. It is a good report but I have something to add to the report that we hear in the trenches working with tax and accounting professionals every day. There is a very high number of three to five year trained tax and accounting professionals who have something to say on their exit interviews from the top 100 accounting firms. We have been fortunate to hear their voices in private counseling sessions in addition from the firms themselves. We want to share this information with you because it is important. We believe this will be why the remote tax and accounting workforce will continue to grow stronger. This is very good news for tax professionals seeking remote work.

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250+ Inspirational And Motivational Quotes To Manage Your Team And Life

It is important to feed your your mind with inspirational and motivational thoughts each day; in fact, it is healthy. There are people around us that look at the world in many different ways. You have the ability to redirect the minds those around you in a positive way. It is the person with a great attitude that people are most attracted to be around and listen to most. Our complimentary eBook “250+ Inspirational And Motivational Quotes” provides you with phrases you can pass on along to those around you.

Use this compilation of inspirational quotes to communicate with those you manage in your professional life and as well as friends and family in your personal lives. Inspirational quotes help you connect with people and let them know you care, you are thinking about them, and you want to invest the time in them. Start your day reading these quotes and sharing them. We have done the research in compiling these quotes for you to share.

We invite you to download this eBook and use the inspirations to motivate your team, friends and family.

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Eight Reasons The Remote Tax Workforce Is Growing

Kat Jennings

Ever since I posted an article on 1000+ Tax Jobs Coming To You Through TaxConnections, I have been receiving calls and emails from tax professionals regarding full-time, part-time and remote tax jobs.  You will appreciate the reasons remote tax work is growing for tax professionals.  All signs indicate businesses public and private are recognizing the benefits of a remote tax workforce. Here are eight reasons the remote tax workforce is growing.

1. Innovation of computers, phones, connections through video and audio have a major impact on the ability to work remotely. As the remote tax workforce grows on sites like TaxConnections, more companies and governments are now finding it easier to identify this talent.

2. Highly trained Baby Boomers tax professionals (Born 1946 – 1964) want to continue to work and are readily making themselves available for remote jobs today. They prefer to spend the time working from home than managing the increase traffic and delays in transportation. According to Gallop, about one third of today’s workforce comes from the 75 million strong and active baby boomer generation. Baby Boomer tax professionals have a very strong work ethic.

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