Why Hiring a CPA May Be Better than Using a Tax Software Program

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It’s tax season, and if you’re trying to save every single dime in your pocket you are probably leaning toward the taking the cheapest route to filing taxes.  One of the easiest and cheapest ways to file your taxes is by using a tax software program such as Turbo Tax. Though Turbo Tax can be a great way to file taxes, it’s important to note that there are numerous reasons why you should consider passing on Turbo Tax and instead hire a CPA.

Here are a few of these reasons:

  • A CPA can represent you in an audit and Turbo Tax (or any other tax software) cannot
  • A CPA can help you find ways to save money on your taxes
  • A CPA can help you itemize even more deductions than any tax software program can
  • A CPA can ask questions in order to get additional information about you and your tax history
  • A CPA can help you correct any errors you make when filing your taxes
  • A CPA can help you get an even bigger tax refund by asking you questions that Turbo Tax wouldn’t know how to ask

While these are not all the reasons why hiring a CPA is better than using tax software, it is a great start. What should be noted is that hiring a CPA brings a personal touch to your tax filing, and while working digitally may seem efficient, it’s not always effective, especially as it relates to your financial needs.

Ultimately, during tax season, whether or not you hire a CPA vs. using tax software is solely up to you and your business.

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