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Episode 66: Look at the Film Industry Tax Credit Business with Irene Waschler

Episode 66: Look at the Film Industry Tax Credit Business with Irene Waschler

The Association for Accounting Marketing has been around since 1989 when accounting firms could start advertising for their services. Tune in to this episode when host Hugh Duffy talks with Irene Waschler of Waschler CPA, LLC about how she got started in the film industry tax credit business. What are some of the challenges she faces? What marketing strategies have worked for her? Also, what does the future look like for Waschler CPA?

Guest Bio: Irene Waschler CPA, Certified Tax Coach

Irene Wachsler is a Certified Public Accountant specializing in accounting and tax solutions for small businesses, self-employed individuals, nonprofits, and the film and entertainment industry.

Irene is dedicated helping her clients keep their financial lives organized, use their numbers to make better financial decisions, and save money on taxes through proactive tax planning. She is also experienced in cryptocurrency taxation including tax preparation and problem resolution.

Irene graduated with a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Lowell and has an M.B.A. from Babson College. Her affiliations include Massachusetts Society of CPAs, National Conference of CPA Practitioners, and Chair, Mass. Society of CPAs South Shore Breakfast Networking Forum.

Memorable Quotes:

  • Especially the smaller ones [film companies], they don’t realize they need to file tax returns.
  • "When it comes to accounting, they’re clueless and they need help. Make sure you get paid up front."
  • "The future is changing. Block chain is going to change the way we do agreed upon procedures and audits."