Getting Help Preparing Your Tax Return
Getting the help you need to prepare your tax return will help you avoid the potential cost and stress associated filing incorrect returns and with being audited. If the IRS questions something on your return, you'll have more confidence in that item's accuracy if you understand your return and used the appropriate assistance in preparing it.
There are many sources of tax-preparation assistance, including software programs you can download from the internet.
If you use a professional to help, there are many types available. It saves time and money to prepare ahead of a meeting with a professional. Regardless of what type of help you use, if you want to be an educated consumer, you need to have a basic understanding of your own return. Once you sign your return, you are responsible its contents no matter who prepares it.
- Getting Tax Information On Your Own
- Types Of Professionals Who Help Prepare Tax Returns
- How To Prepare For A Meeting With A Tax Preparer
- Tips For Using A Tax Preparer
NOTE: Call your tax pro for advice during the year before taking important financial steps.