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Start by meeting
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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.

Tell us about your year

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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Get expert answers
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as you need

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.

Have a tax expert review your
return before you file

Have a tax expert
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return
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
no
unanswered questions.

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Every return filed with TurboTax Live is done right, guaranteed. If you pay an IRS penalty because of an error made by a TurboTax Live expert, we’ll pay you the penalty plus interest.

Every return filed with TurboTax Live is done right, guaranteed. If you pay an IRS penalty because of an error made by a TurboTax Live expert, we’ll pay you the penalty
plus interest.

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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.

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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Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC) and child tax credits
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Charitable donations over $300
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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 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.

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.

ABOUT CPAs AND EAs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, knowledgeably applying the tax come to individual situations. To learn more, check out the
full article.

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    With TurboTax Live, you decide how to connect with our network of tax experts and CPAs. You can decide when to schedule an appointment and connect with a tax expert or CPA 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. When you upgrade to Live Full Service, you can count on TurboTax Live income tax preparation experts to be able to help you file, or even prepare and file your taxes for you, similar to a Detroit tax CPA, simplifying your tax filing while securing the largest refund you deserve. You can even arrange to have a dedicated tax expert prepare, sign, and file your tax return for you with Live Full Service.

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