Hello I am Barbara and I am glad to meet with you today.
1437 Sedgefield Drive
Indigo Creek Golf Plantation
Murrells Inlet SC 29576
I have always enjoyed working with the public and helping in anyway that I can, regardless of when I was a counselor on the secondary level and college level. I have always helped family and friends with their taxes, went to work at a tax office for 9 years and decided to practice privately. I am an Enrolled Agent and take my responsibilities seriously. I follow regulations to the law and will not deviate. I am honest, outgoing and helpful to all my clients, assisting them when situations change from one year to the next. Most of my clients come by way of referral.
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What characteristics do your favorite clients share?
Honesty, knowledgeable, friendly, trusting of my knowledge and feeling comfortable with me and knowing that what work I do for them is confidential.
Why should a client hire you?
I am a people person, outgoing, honest and sincere. I have great work ethic. I keep well informed on all tax issues, laws, and regulations by attending seminars. If I feel the need to explore a situation more, I will contact the IRS or one of their local liaisons.
Describe a time where you went beyond expectations when working with a client.
I had a client with extensive medical bills and the IRS required more information. I made all the necessary copies required and mailed all information at my expense. I spoke with the IRS t be sure there wasn't any information missing. After working with the IRS to solve my clients situation they found in her favor. I have been know to go beyond completing returns to sitting down with new clients to check on previous returns for accuracy.
What single project or task would you consider your most significant accomplishment in your career to date?
Working with a non-profit to straighten out an error in their filing that hadn't been solve by the IRS for 4 years. I was persistent until the problem was solved.
D'Youville College and Niagara University in the Buffalo and Niagara Falls area
Master of BA Business Mgnt/Finance and MS Education - School Counselor
Enrolled Agent/Tax Practitioner, Owner
Murrells Inlet, SC
01/1999 - present
Lewiston Porter Sr. High
School Counselor/Testing Supervisor
08/1989 - 06/1997
Barbara S. Auten, EA
Honest, efficent, sincere, knowledgeable, upfront, serious, fair pricing, confidential
I am a tax practitioner currently processing individual, business and non-profit returns. Help clients with tax planning for the next year. All returns are electronically filed. Majority of my clients use direct deposit as I feel it is the safest method. Reasonable pricing based on return. I am the only person the clients come in contact. I answer all my calls or get back as soon as possible, especially during the tax season. Appointments and drop offs are accepted. I spend a little more time with new clients so that I can get to know them and understand their filing needs.
hours of operation
|Monday||10:00 AM - 06:00 PM|
|Tuesday||10:00 AM - 06:00 PM|
|Wednesday||10:00 AM - 06:00 PM|
|Thursday||10:00 AM - 06:00 PM|
|Friday||10:00 AM - 06:00 PM|
|Saturday||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM|