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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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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
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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
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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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Gains and losses from cryptocurrency transactions
Ideal for self-employed (1099-NEC) income
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More about tax preparation


Searching for a good Los Angeles CPA? With TurboTax Live you can connect easily with a tax expert or CPA to help you file your taxes, or even complete, sign, and file them for you, with guaranteed confidence. To learn more, see the articles listed below to help you with your Los Angeles
tax preparation.

TAX PREPARER GUIDE

4 types of tax preparers

There are four kinds of tax preparers who can help you file your taxes. These include certified public accountants, enrolled agents, tax attorneys, and non-credentialed tax preparers. Learn more about the differences between the types of tax preparers.

UNDERSTANDING ENROLLED AGENTS

What is an enrolled agent
for taxes?


Enrolled agents, also known as EAs, are credentialed tax preparers authorized to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. EAs have "unlimited practice rights." This means they can represent all kinds of taxpayers: individuals, businesses, or organizations. It also means they are authorized by federal regulations to handle any type of federal tax issue—from filing forms and tax returns to representing taxpayers
in audits.

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

How to find a good CPA for
your taxes


Finding a qualified CPA to do your taxes is easy when you follow these 7 tips: 1. Find out what they specialize in; 2. Confirm their CPA identification number, 3. Verify their CPA license, 4. Evaluate their work experience, 5. Verify that they will sign your return, 6. Ask if they provide tax planning advice, and 7. Learn about their
fee structure.

GUIDE TO TAX PROFESSIONALS

What is a tax professional?

There are many kinds of tax professionals, but only those who are Federally Authorized Tax Practitioners, or FATPs, can represent you on taxs matter before the Internal Revenue Service. Learn more about the three kinds types of FATPs authorized by federal regulation: certified public accountants (CPAs), enrolled agents (EAs), and
tax attorneys.

UNDERSTANDING CPAs

What is a CPA (certified
public accountant)?


A CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is a credentialed accounting professional licensed by one or more states or territories to offer a range of accounting services to the public. These services include the preparation and filing of income tax returns.

FACTS ABOUT EAS AND CPAS

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


You may have heard about CPAs and EAs as tax preparation specialists but want to know more about the differences between them. The article below gives a brief overview so you can learn about the different types of credentials these tax
preparers have.

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