When is too late to leave before busy season hits? I want to leave but don't want to be the tax accountant who left during busy season.

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Why? Are they gonna brand your forehead with the mark of the tax accountant who left during busy season?

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Yup. I guarantee if I emailed the partner at my old team he would rehire me in a day. It’s that bad right now

I'm in the same boat. Bad news I think, it's always going to be bad to leave. The further from any big deadlines would be the best bet, but honestly the best time for you to leave is the worst for you (after 10/15 for tax at least) because they don't have to pay for your vacation or worry about your work load.

You missed it, sorry, busy season is here 🥺 but you have to do what’s best for you. Think of PA as a revolving door. People leave all the time. They’ll just move someone else up on the roster. Work will get done. Life will go on.

Best time to leave for most tax people is November/December or May/June.

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