International accounting franchise provides tax preparation and personal finance management across 21 countries.. In Short Known for its green block logo, this Kansas City, Mo.-based company started helping customers complete their annual income tax forms in 1955 the same year the IRS stopped doing it for free. Founding brothers Henry and Richard Bloch quickly franchised their idea and, in 2000, the financial centers' repertoire began to include year-round services, such as mortgage and brokerage services, annuities, mutual funds and IRAs and eforms
not a good choice at the last minute.
Fortunately, this location was able to fit me in about one week before tax day. I came to my meeting very prepared, with all my documents paper-clipped and tacked with sticky notes. Despite my prep work (and our relatively uncomplicated filing status), I waited for 5 hours while our advisor prepared our taxes, while it would have made complete sense for me to leave the information and return later. Meanwhile, she repeatedly stopped to answer the phone, meet with other clients, and tell me all about her upcoming vacation. When I complained, I was told that's simply the way it is when you wait so late.