There are two sure things in life, death and taxes. In fact, taxes are so inevitable that there has never been a civilization on earth that did not levy taxes. But despite this inevitability, there are ways to reduce the burden that your taxes will put upon you.
The word “tax” comes from the Latin word taxo, which means “I estimate”, and this is exactly what accountants do; they “compter,” count or score, your estimated tax burden. This estimate can vary greatly depending upon a variety of factors, and because of this if you have the right questions to ask an accountant, you can lower your tax burden significantly. Below are a few tips for getting your taxes done, and on questions to ask an accountant.
First, shop around for an accountant. You might think that all accountants are the same, but that c