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Connect right on your screen with a live expert to discuss your taxes this year. They can even customize your experience so you only answer questions that apply to you and your situation.

Connect right on your screen with a live expert to discuss your taxes this year. They can even customize your experience so you only answer questions that apply to you and your situation.

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Tell us about
your year

We’ll ask about your work, family, and other things relevant to your taxes. We partner with hundreds of employers and financial institutions so you can auto-import your W-2 or investment info.

We’ll ask about your work, family, and other things relevant to your taxes. We partner with hundreds of employers and financial institutions so you can auto-import your
W-2 or investment info.

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If you have questions, just select the “Live help” button to chat with an expert or set up a video call at a time that’s convenient for you. You can even connect after
you file.

If you have questions, just select the “Live help” button to chat with an expert or set up a video call at a time that’s convenient for you. You can even connect after
you file.

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return before you file

Have a tax expert
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before you file

Be confident that nothing is missed and you’re getting every dollar you deserve. An expert can go over your return with you and make sure you have
no
unanswered questions.

Be confident that nothing is missed and you’re getting every dollar you deserve. An expert can go over your return with
you and make sure you have
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unanswered questions.

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Start in TurboTax Live and, as an optional upgrade, have your own dedicated expert or CPA prepare, sign, and file your return. You can also select the “Do my taxes for me” button at any time.

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Charitable donations over $300
Student loan interest and education expenses
Covers stocks, bonds, and ESPPs
Rental property income and refinancing deductions
Gains and losses from cryptocurrency transactions
Ideal for self-employed (1099-NEC) income
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Guidance for freelancers and small business owners
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More about tax preparation


There are several different types of Baltimore tax preparers that can help you file your income taxes. See the accompanying articles to learn about the differences between CPAs, EAs, tax attorneys, and more by reading the articles below about tax preparation services.

ABOUT CPAs AND EAs

EA vs. CPA tax professionals:
what’s the difference?


Thinking of having a Baltimore enrolled agent or Baltimore CPA help file your taxes this year? While the credentials are different, each of them can you help you file personal income taxes. The linked article below provides information to help you learn more about these services.

DESCRIPTION OF AN
ENROLLED AGENT

What is an enrolled agent
for taxes?


Enrolled agents are specially tested, vetted, and certified by the IRS to prepare taxes for clients anywhere in the United States. A portion of enrolled agents are former IRS employees who have achieved the highest level of IRS certification. To learn more, see the accompanying article.

TAX PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

What is a tax professional?

A tax professional is someone who possesses the understanding, credentials, and practical experience to
aid in the preparation of personal income tax returns.
These tax experts remain current on tax legislation, rules,
and regulations, which can change each year and can have
a major impact on the amount you owe or how much
you’ll get back.

TAX PREPARER SUMMARY

4 types of tax preparers

Not all tax preparers have the same education, skills, or credentials. The differences in their background and experience help you get the most out of your taxes. To find out about the 4 types
of tax preparers, check out the accompanying article.

CPA VETTING SUMMARY

How to find a good CPA for
your taxes


Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are well versed in tax rules and regulations and can assist you in preparing your tax return in a way that maximizes your tax savings. They are certified for ethics and skills by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and licensed by state boards of accountancy. See the accompanying article about finding a tax CPA for your needs.

TAX ACCOUNTANT PROFILE

What is a tax accountant?

Accountants who concentrate on the various laws, regulations, and rules that affect the calculation and preparation of federal, state, and local taxes are called tax accountants. These individuals provide a number of taxation-related services for both businesses and individuals. These often include the preparation and filing of tax returns.

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