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October 15, 2021
What are you going to do to celebrate the end of the longest tax season ever?!
Renew Mindset for CPA Firms
Colin Dunn

It's almost here!

The end of tax season is just around the corner, and it's got me reminiscing about my own experience back in 1992 when I finally became a Chartered Accountant after working my butt off all week and studying every spare moment I had.

Suddenly having free time again felt so strange, like I didn't know what to do with myself at first!

But listen, when you've got some discretionary time on your hands, it's important not to waste it - especially this year. So, I've got some questions for you to consider:

First of all, how are you going to celebrate the end of tax season? Maybe a nice dinner with your significant other or a night out with friends? Whatever it is, make sure it's something you'll enjoy and something that will help you unwind after all the stress.

Next, don't forget to thank your team for their massive efforts. Maybe you could treat them to a team lunch or happy hour, or even just write them a heartfelt note expressing your gratitude.

And what about yourself? You've worked hard, so it's important to reward yourself for all that effort. Maybe it's a special gadget you've had your eye on, or maybe it's a weekend getaway to your favorite spot. Whatever it is, make sure it's something that will bring you joy.

Last but not least, don't forget to thank your family for supporting you through it all. They've probably had to put up with a lot during tax season, so make sure you show them how much you appreciate their love and patience.

Write down your ideas and then make sure you actually schedule and book them in your calendar so they do happen. Trust me, you'll thank yourself later for taking the time to recharge and appreciate all the hard work you and your team have put in.

Congratulations on making it through tax season - you deserve a break!


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About the Author:


Colin Dunn, a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in the accounting industry, is passionate about helping accountants transform their firms and lives. With over 25 years dedicated to creating content for to help CPAs improve their profitability, Colin shares valuable insights into improving your mindset and unwinding after tax season. Colin believes that CPAs can create a better work-life balance by learning from past experiences and applying these insights to their firms, allowing them to spend more time with their families and pursuing hobbies and leisure interests.


About Renew Group:


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