While one might assume that it requires a modicum of tax expertise and perhaps some sort of certification to be a paid tax preparer, the sad fact is that most states have little to no standards for selling tax preparation services, meaning that once again millions of Americans are being put at risk when seeking help with their tax returns. [More]
Next Saturday, 250 IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers staffed with IRS agents will open their doors to anyone making $42,000 or less. With money tight for everyone this year, if you qualify, take the government up on its generous offer and let the IRS agents fill out your tax forms.
e-File your federal taxes for free with Free File from the IRS.
Thanks to H&R Block, today is National Tax Advice day, and they’re offering two free tax prep tools.
AllFinancialMatters has a suggestion for preparing for taxtime year round, something easy and low-energy you can do on a regular basis. Get three folders and label them Income, Expense, and Credits. File records accordingly. Ding!