GETTING STARTED WITH YOUR TAX LIEN CERTIFICATE AND TAX DEED INVESTMENT BUSINESS TED THOMAS Getting Started with Your Tax Lien Certificate and Tax Deed Investment Business By Ted Thomas I nvesting in tax lien certificates and tax deeds is a business that almost anyone can start. It doesn't require any more than motivation, a small amount of money, and knowledge of how the system works. While I can't help you with the first two requirements, my successful students and I can help you with the third one. The Basics of Any Good Business As the old saying goes, knowledge is power. The more you know, the better your investments will be whether you are creating wealth through the stock market, by opening your own storefront, or by purchasing tax lien certificates and tax deeds.