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The Tax Return Program Took Me Hostage

IRS building

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I promise you that it had nothing to do with laziness that I didn’t write a post in the last couple of days. No, I was taken hostage by the program that I had to use for my tax return. My book keeping seemed to have a slightly different definition of how the numbers had to be interpreted than this program. This drove me nearly insane. I got a little depressed, negative, overwhelmed, hopeless and started to doubt if I was capable to do this.
This last thought was kind of a slap in my face. The tax people who visited me in my home office for five hours were very enthusiastic about my financial administration and assured me that they wish they would see this more often. Most starters don’t even think how to set their administration up and don’t even have a little bit of education, they told me. They even told me that I am on the same level of knowledge like a regular accountant. (more…)