Shoestring Startups

Tax Preparer

The demand for professional help completing income tax forms is as strong as ever. An increasingly complex tax code and the growth of small and homebased businesses are contributing to the demand. With a head for numbers and specialized computer software, you can help people file tax forms as a tax preparer.

Start-Up Cost: $3,000

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This article was originally published in the April 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Shoestring Startups.

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