My First Thought Is to Never Turn Down Business

Someone else could do it, but why?

By Ed Mendlowitz
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One of my partners once was asked to recommend an accountant who could do corporate tax returns for a very large company.

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He was told it would take about 20 days and the fixed fee was an amount that was about a third of our normal rates. My partner was going to refer a CPA who sublet from us who seemed to have the time and he asked me if I thought the accountant could do it.