How often do clients thanks you? Really?

I have been in practice as a sole practitioner for 18 odd years-dealing with small businesses and I would say job satisfaction is poor in the feedback area. One does ones very best, but how often do clients thank you for a good job-or even dare I say, tip you!

A plumber who does a good job gets praise and a tip-same with many professions-but accountants? It seems we have an unenviable profession in that we deal with everything-making sense and structure from it-reduce taxes in everyway possible-present it all in a meaningful way and thanks –well not in the picture.

I think from most small business point of view our job is seen as a unnecessary cost which only produces bad news-what the tax bill will be. Or am I wrong?

 

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JCresswellTax |
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Rarely

Luke |
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Expectations

ShirleyM |
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Nice post and in agreement

Jekyll and Hyde |

Job satisfaction

Monsoon |
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cparker87 |

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ireallyshouldknowthisbut |

Some very nice thanks

cathygrimmer |
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Actions not words that matter

Ken Howard |

What do you expect?

Bob Harper |
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Dying profession....

constantinesavva |

It could be worse . . .

davidwinch |
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raise your game!

Lancsboy2 |

I can't remember the last time I wasn't thanked!

Steve Holloway |
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