I first fell in love with accounting in high school when I ran out of business electives (I am artistically and foreign-language challenged so those weren't options for me :) to take and excelled in the course.
I enjoyed the introduction enough that I decided to major in accounting in college however I had to wait till my sophomore year actually take those classes.
Fortunately, that first year, I landed an internship at a local tax firm and worked there part-time till I graduated. Oft...
In addition to preparing my own taxes, I have prepared numerous tax returns for clients while working in public accounting. In addition, in recent years, I have volunteered as a certified tax preparer with the IRS VITA program.