With tax season now behind us, accountants can turn their attention to the clients who are on extension and provide advice to other clients to help them save money in the year ahead.

With the economy turning sour, there will be plenty of incentives for clients to look to their accountants for advice. As prices rise on everything from food and gas to college tuition, accountants can offer valuable recommendations about savings and investment strategies to shore up their clients’ finances. There is a lot of uncertainty about what the year ahead will bring in terms of how soon the economy will recover and who will be in the White House.

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