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Old 04-26-2012, 09:11 AM   #2221
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Only for until she retires in five years. It is only common sense. There are folks who swear by H&RB. You need a 2x4 to swipe them across the side of the head to get their attention first.
Well, as I mentioned before, with H&R it's the luck of the draw. It all depends on getting a good tax preparer and asking for the same one every year.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:14 PM   #2222
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It was an H&R Block rep that took our letter from the IRS saying we owed $7200 and worked it until the IRS owed us $800, he did this by finding someone who understood Inheritance and Stocks. He's our new best friend.
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:23 PM   #2223
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It was an H&R Block rep that took our letter from the IRS saying we owed $7200 and worked it until the IRS owed us $800, he did this by finding someone who understood Inheritance and Stocks. He's our new best friend.
So, be sure to ask for the same guy next year. Hmm, try to get his home phone number ;)
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:26 PM   #2224
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So, be sure to ask for the same guy next year. Hmm, try to get his home phone number ;)
I have his card!
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:31 PM   #2225
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I have his card!
Good, but can you get hold of him outside H&R. Sometimes tax preparers change office or go out on their own.
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:45 PM   #2226
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Good, but can you get hold of him outside H&R. Sometimes tax preparers change office or go out on their own.
He may be willing to work out of his home doing private returns. A lot of them do. And Congratulations. You got one of the good ones. He is a definite keeper. Develop a rapport with him if possible. Send him a thank you note and a small gift of appreciation. A bottle of wine. One of those fruit baskets that look like flowers.
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Good, but can you get hold of him outside H&R. Sometimes tax preparers change office or go out on their own.

His card is HIS card. He only works for H&R Block from the first of February to the end of march. The rest of the time he works for himself. I tend to have my taxes done the day after I get my w-2's...which is the first Tuesday in January.
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His card is HIS card. He only works for H&R Block from the first of February to the end of march. The rest of the time he works for himself. I tend to have my taxes done the day after I get my w-2's...which is the first Tuesday in January.
Send him new customers for his own business whenever possible. Make sure you tell them to mention your name.
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It's so cold and humid here that my printer keeps jamming. I don't have time for this. I turned on the space heater, which I was supposed to be away until winter, and aimed it at the printer. It has a fan. It seemed to help on the first batch that came out after I turned it on. Wish me luck.
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It's so cold and humid here that my printer keeps jamming. I don't have time for this. I turned on the space heater, which I was supposed to be away until winter, and aimed it at the printer. It has a fan. It seemed to help on the first batch that came out after I turned it on. Wish me luck.
No fun. I hope the heater lets you get what you need to done.
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