Tax prep services

Selling Pot Out of Your Tax Prep Business Named ‘420 Multi Services’ Will Only Fool People for So Long

Remember awhile back when we looked at some unusual tax offices? Well even longer ago, we wrote about a Bronx joint called 420 Multi Services. I know what you’re thinking. What you’re thinking is not what anyone else was thinking because apparently 420 operated as a totally inconspicuous tax prep office for 10 years. I […]

Desperate Company Sears Teams with Desperate Company H&R Block to Offer Desperate People Free Tax Prep Services

Okay so maybe Sears isn't "desperate" but they did announce 100+ would be closed this year and maybe H&R Block isn't "desperate" but they no longer offer refund anticipation loans. Couple that with the news that Jackson Hewitt has 2,800 tax prep kiosks in Walmart stores, one might conclude that the brain trusts at Sears and […]

Paying Too Much for Tax Preparation Is Like Shooting an iPad with a Shotgun

Sayeth FreetaxUSA.com:


Aside from paying too much for tax prep services, it should be noted that the IRS is certainly equipped to treat your iPad the same way if you have an unpaid tax liability. Ask Young Buck. He’ll tell you.

[Thanks, Tax Docket]

The Nets’ Latest Attempt to Boost Attendance Is to Offer Free Tax Preparation

Okay, who’s got no plans on Friday? Work? Bah. How about you go to the Nets game against the Orlando Magic instead? Sure they’re terrible but you’ll get a coupon that is redeemable at a Roni Deutch Tax Center to get your state return done for free (a $29 value!).

Yes, we said the Nets are terrible but to put it more accurately, they’re atrocious. So atrocious that they have the worst attendance in the NBA. You need your tax return prepared; the Nets need fans. Let’s make this happen. We’re not saying you have to paint your face or anything but show up and drink a beer or two. You can always leave at halftime.


And even if you’re bound and determined to prepare the return yourself, there will Roni Deutch reps at the game to answer your tax questions. Again, free of charge. Of course they’d prefer if you just handed over all your paperwork and coughed up the $185 to have your federal return done too but it’s really about being a fan and supporting the team:

“It’s easy to jump on the Lakers’ bandwagon,” said [Roni] Deutch, who claims to have been the first girl to play Little League baseball on an all-boys team in her home state, California. “The hallmark of a strong company is one that aligns with young companies. I’m a betting woman, and I think the Nets are going to win a championship this decade.”

Write it down.

Nets Will Offer Free Tax Preparation as a Game Promotion [NYT via Yahoo!]