15 - Legitimize Your Hustle with Teowonna Clifton

Released Monday, 13th August 2018
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The Schedule C Queen, Teowonna Clifton, of Simply Taxes of South Carolina, LLC, is establishing her independent tax preparation business in the Columbia local market while focusing on helping entrepreneurs legitimize their side hustles. Join us in this episode of Tax Pro Nation as we listen to her stories and challenges as she grows her tax business through the Elevation Step and beyond.

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In This Conversation We Cover:

  • [01:48] How Teowonna got her start in tax preparation at H&R Block
  • [02:24] Main lessons learned from H&R Block
  • [03:38] How Simply Taxes of South Carolina got its start in an unconventional location
  • [06:35] The challenge of balancing a full-time job and entrepreneurship
  • [08:27] Teowonna’s journey to the Elevation Step on The Pronto Path
  • [11:22] The major decision Teowonna faces currently to grow her business
  • [13:02] Teowonna compares current leap versus initial leap into entrepreneurship
  • [15:00] How Teowonna will navigate niching into business taxes while retaining current niche
  • [16:04] Ways to expand her services during her Stabilization Step
  • [17:37] Teowonna’s strategy when discussing a price raise with existing clients
  • [20:04] A key client phrase that reveals you are charging too little
  • [22:49] How Teowonna is turning into the “Schedule C Queen”
  • [24:03] Teowonna shares her powerful new message to “Legitimize Your Hustle”
  • [25:42] How Teowonna knew she had a niche forming for her tax business
  • [27:08] The anxiety point for most tax professionals in their growth journey
  • [27:56] What Teowonna is looking for in a team member to add to her team
  • [29:35] A major hiring fear that plagues tax professionals and how to change your view of it
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