[IMGCAP(1)]For tax preparers who were somewhat dismayed by the recent IRS statistics indicating a slight drop-off in the number of taxpayers who were using a professional to prepare their taxes as opposed to do-it-yourself tax software, take heart.

A recent survey shows that many of the taxpayers who moved to DIY software came to it from tax prep franchises, not from CPA firms, according to Ryan Himmel, CPA, president and CEO of BIDaWIZ, the professional network and lead generation platform for accountants to work with small businesses across the country.

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