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    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
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    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."

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    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
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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, including Detroit CPAs, can have expertise to help you file your taxes. See the articles below to find out what these differences are and how they can impact your taxes.


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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EA vs. CPA Tax Professionals: What’s the Difference?

Thinking of having a Detroit enrolled agent or Detroit 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.

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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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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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What Documents Do I Need to
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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Everything You Need to Know
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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