Edward Mendlowitz, CPA, is a partner at WithumSmith+Brown PC CPAs. He has frequently been named to Accounting Today's list of the Top 100 Influential People, and is the author of 24 books, including “How to Review Tax Returns” and “Managing Your Tax Season.” He also writes a twice-a-week blog addressing issues that clients have at www.partners-network.com along with the Pay-Less-Tax Man blog for Bottom Line. He is an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Fairleigh Dickinson University teaching end user applications of financial statements. Art of Accounting is a continuing series where he shares autobiographical experiences with tips that he hopes can be adopted by his colleagues. He welcomes practice management questions and can be reached at (732) 743-4582 or email@example.com.