Tax season has changed over the years, but it has always had its own rhythm. Most accountants and tax professionals stay occupied all year long, but, depending on the nature of the practice, some are faced with a long lull after the final return is in.

“We’re a year-round business, but I know accountants that shut down as soon as the last return is finished in April, and don’t open until next filing season,” said Roger Harris, president of Padgett Business Services. “It depends on the overall structure of the business.”

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