Have a Tax Question? Ask a Tax Expert
Is there something wrong with preparation of your tax return? What exactly you do not like?
You as a taxpayer is legally responsible for what's on your tax returns even if prepared by someone else. So, it is important to choose carefully when hiring an individual or firm to prepare personal returns. Most return preparers are professional, honest and provide excellent service to their clients. Here are a few points to keep in mind when someone else prepares your return:
Please let me know what is your concern - and we will try to address it.
It would be hard to recommend a specific person - I think that it would be beneficial if you come to the same person every year, but you may change your preferences - go to the different preparer in the same office, or come to the different office, or even go to a different tax preparation service.
For sure - there are other preparers in the same office - at the tax time - you may consult with the office manager. You may also visit HRBlock website - Find the Office and Tax Professional that Are Right for You by entering your zipcode - http://hrblock.com/taxes/products/product.jsp?productId=64
The IRS provides you with this audio interview Advice for Choosing a Tax Return Preparer - http://www.irs.gov/pub/newsroom/marketing/how_to_choose_a_professional_tax_preparer_final_mixdown.mp3 - you may download and listen in your spare time.
use the following tips to choose a preparer who will offer the best service for their tax preparation needs.
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