"A Man's Got to Know His Limitations" -- When I Tried to Be an Accountant
In the summer of 2015, Mike, my boss at the accounting firm, made me a generous offer: he'd pay for an expensive online course to prepare me for the Enrolled Agent exam.
(Enrolled Agents are tax preparers licensed to practice in front of the IRS. They can do very well, as well as CPAs.)
I had been working for Mike since January 2014. We’d met through f…