Signs You Hired the Wrong Tax Preparer

If you’re looking for someone to do your taxes, choose someone competent and professional.  And avoid anyone like you’ll hear described on this list of The Top Signs You Hired the Wrong Tax Preparer.

  • He proudly informs you that he’s the reason IRS agents carry guns.

  • She accepts cash, check, or shelter.

  • He has you practice running out the back door with him in case the feds show up.

  • When you ask him about a 1099, he goes, “What does your wife’s weight have to do with anything?”

  • She asks YOU when Tax Day is.

  • His biggest client was Paul Manafort.

  • He tells you that you won’t have to pay the government a single penny if you agree to take up arms and join his militia.

  • She thinks a W-2 is what you get when W-1’s hook up.

  • He’s proud of his proficiency in Common Core math.

  • She walks in still wearing her Starbucks barista name badge.

  • He’s handwriting your 1040 with a glitter gel pen.

  • You find it really hard to understand him with that gimp mask on.

  • His head explodes while trying to calculate why there aren’t any spaces in the name “PricewaterhouseCoopers.”

  • She asks about your assets and then laughs at your answers.