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Generally - that is your choice to hire someone OR to prepare your tax return by yourself.
From taxing authorities prospective - you are responsible - and they will collect from you regardless if you use an accountant or prepare by yourself.Your relations with the accountant is a civil matter and based on your agreement.
If the service was not provided correctly - You definately may expect that the accountant will compensate you for damages.
However - that would be between you and accountant - so you first step is to demand the compensation for damages - and try to negotiate.
If that doesn't work out - your only option to sue the accountant.
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