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Charles E. McCabe

Peoples Income Tax, Inc.
& The Income Tax School
4915 Radford Ave., Suite 100A
Richmond, VA. 23230

Article: Choosing the Right Tax Preparer for You


Chuck McCabe earned his B.S. degree in management and communications from Adelphi University graduating summa cum laude #1 in his class. He holds an Executive M.B.A. degree from Pace University, where he also completed two years of doctoral studies (ABD) in business.


Chuck founded Peoples Income Tax in 1987 after 19 years as an H & R Block executive and serves as President and CEO. Peoples operates tax preparation offices throughout central-Virginia and provides income tax school and tax practice management systems to independent tax firms nation-wide. Peoples was recognized in 1993, '94, '95 & '96 among Richmond's "Rising 25" fastest growing privately held firms, and in 1994, was named a Blue Chip Enterprise by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce.

Previously, Chuck was Chief Operating Officer of Bay Colony, Ltd. overseeing the 125 office H & R Block franchise in Virginia, plus four other businesses in Richmond, San Francisco and La Jolla, California. He was co-founder and director of the Block franchise in Sao Paulo Brazil. Before managing the franchise, he was employed by H & R Block, Inc. Starting as a seasonal tax preparer, he advanced to Regional Director for the Mid-Atlantic Region and then the New York City Region overseeing 225 offices through 21 district managers.

He is co-author of two nationally distributed books on career education for adults and numerous articles on adult education, income tax and management. His articles have been published in magazines including Nations Business, the NATP Tax Practitioners Journal and the NSPA National Public Accountant. He has taught income tax preparation and small business management as an adjunct faculty member of several colleges.

Chuck has extensive public speaking experience on adult education, public education reform, entrepreneurship and tax practice management. He has conducted tax practice management seminars nationwide for a number of professional organizations including Tax Byte, Inc., Universal Tax Systems, Inc., Drake Systems, Inc., the South Carolina Tax Council, the National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP) and the National Association of Tax Practitioners (NATP).

Community Service

Chuck has served on the board of The Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce and numerous small business support committees. He is past vice president and a director of the Richmond Venture Capital Club and member of the U.S. Small Business Administration Virginia Advisory Council. In 1991, Chuck was named SBA Virginia Small Business Advocate of The Year.

Chuck is a 1990 graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond. He was a member of the Virginia Council on Teen Pregnancy Prevention, and a volunteer for the Virginia Home for Boys, Junior Achievement and United Way. Currently he serves on the Richmond "Communities in Schools" Board of Directors. As Chairman of the Chamber's Education Committee, Chuck was recognized by a Board Resolution as the primary business leader to organize Metro Richmond 2000, resulting in Richmond being dedicated as an America 2000 community by then U.S. Secretary of Education, Lamar Alexander.

Article: Choosing the Right Tax Preparer for You


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