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  • ALLTHATJASS,

    Detroit, MI
    April 18, 2020

    "TurboTax was very easy to use. The live agent helped me when I needed it."

  • Mr Dude,
    Detroit, MI
    April 4, 2020

    "I had many questions when I
    was filing and asked for live help
    3 times. My questions were answered quickly and correctly.
    I am satisfied with the help
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  • Cee Bear,

    Detroit, MI
    April 1, 2020

    "I received help throughout the filing process and felt very happy talking to the agents. They all were pleasant and helpful."

  • MommyMills,

    Detroit, MI
    March 16, 2020

    "I was confused while filing and the live chat feature was awesome. We shared screens. She was a CPA and a tax attorney. I felt confident speaking with her."

  • Aliciams,
    Detroit, MI
    February 25, 2020

    "My husband and I have used TurboTax
    for several years now. Whenever we have had questions during the filing process, TurboTax made it very easy to get help
    and answers along the way. With
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  • tch11,
    Detroit, MI
    February 13, 2020

    "Excellent! Everyone was very helpful and coached me along the way. It helped me feel comfortable in completing my own taxes. Thank you to all the CPAs."

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More About Tax Preparation

There are many kinds of tax preparers—CPAs, EAs, and tax attorneys among them. Each can bring something different
to your Detroit tax preparation. See the articles below to
find out what these differences are and how they can
impact your taxes.

GUIDE TO CPAs


What is a CPA (Certified
Public Accountant)?


All CPAs have accountancy skills, but not all people with accountancy skills are CPAs. To become a CPA, an individual must complete 150 semester hours of college coursework, pass the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination (Uniform CPA Exam) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and then meet state licensing requirements. See the article below for additional details.

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ONLINE CPA FACTS


TurboTax Live Offers CPAs to Answer Your Tax Questions and File Your Taxes


Now a nationwide network of licensed CPAs are available online to answer your tax questions and guide you to your smallest tax bill and largest possible refund—all without leaving the comfort of your home. They’re as near as your smartphone, phablet, tablet, or PC. And their advice and answers are guaranteed 100% accurate.

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TAX PREPARER PROFILE


What Is a Tax Preparer?


A tax preparer completes income tax returns for businesses and individuals.
Tax preparers come from a variety of backgrounds. Only those credentialed
by the Department of the Treasury are recognized as Federally Authorized Tax Practitioners (FATPs). To learn more about the differences between tax preparers, see the
article below.

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CPA VETTING PRIMER


How to Find a Good CPA for Your Taxes


Credentialed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and licensed by a state or territory, CPAs are authorized by the Department of the Treasure to represent clients before the IRS. See
the article below for tips
on vetting CPAs.

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TAX DOCUMENTS PRIMER


What Documents Do I Need to
Bring
to My Tax Preparer?


Documents are the backbone of an income tax filing, providing support to
the deductions, credits, and other bill-lowering details on your tax return. Consult this list
of documents you are likely to need for proper
tax preparation.

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TAX ATTORNEY PRIMER


Everything You Need to Know
about
a Tax Attorney


When it comes to protecting a taxpayer’s rights in proceedings before the Department of the Treasury, tax attorneys are qualified to represent clients. Some tax attorneys prepare tax returns for businesses and individuals, knowledgably applying the tax come to individual situations. To learn more, check out the
full article.

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  • A network of tax experts is as near as
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    Think of how helpful it would be to get great advice and fresh perspective on your tax return from a nationwide network of tax experts—without leaving your Detroit home. It’s not only possible, it’s incredibly easy. With TurboTax Live, you can speak via one-way video chat with a state-licensed certified public accountant (CPA), a federally approved enrolled agent (EA), or a bar association-sanctioned tax attorney to help with your taxes. You’ll get straight answers and solid advice about how to lower your tax bill. Doing your taxes has never been easier.

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    In order to become a member of the TurboTax Live nationwide network of experts, certain credentials are required. Each individual must be approved by the relevant third-party credentialing organization. For tax attorneys, it’s the state bar associations. For enrolled agents (EAs), it’s the IRS itself. For certified public accountants (CPAs), it’s the state licensing boards. These rigorous standards apply to all TurboTax Live experts, including any Detroit area EAs, CPAs, and tax attorneys that are part of the TurboTax Live network. TurboTax Live experts are knowledgeable with an average of 15 years of tax preparation experience.

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    With all their education and experience, it’s not surprising that TurboTax Live experts have special insight into each unique tax situation: married, single, married filing as single, or head of household. They also know the best way to approach things when you’re self-employed, a part-time employee, a full-time employee, or a Detroit small business owner. You’ll benefit from their knowledge base of tax-saving tips and industry-related tax breaks. If you’re a self-employed contractor or entrepreneur filing with TurboTax Live Self-Employed, you get access to QuickBooks Self-Employed as well.

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    With TurboTax Live, you decide how to connect with our network of tax experts. You can decide when to schedule an appointment and connect with an expert online from anywhere you like - home, office, or in-between. You chat on the device of your choice, whether it’s your phone, tablet, or computer. You can even switch devices and still access your account seamlessly. You can count on the TurboTax Live network of income tax experts to simplify filing while securing the largest refund you deserve.

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