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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.

Get expert answers and advice as often as you need

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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Covers W-2 and unemployment income
Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC) and child tax credits
Mortgage and property tax deductions
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
Finds deductions specific to your line of work
Guidance for freelancers and small business owners
Maximize deductions for work expenses (Schedule C)
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More about tax preparation

CPAs, EAs, FATPs—the alphabet soup
of income tax preparers’ nicknames and abbreviations is fully explained
in the
articles below. Tax preparers, including Philadelphia CPAs and EAs, help you prepare and file your taxes for you, so be sure to learn more about them in the informational articles below.

PROFILES OF EAs AND CPAs

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


In search of someone to help you prepare your income taxes to minimize your tax liability? Among the best-known experts are certified public accountants and enrolled agents. To find out how each one matches up with your needs, read on.

CPA SPECIFICS

What is a CPA (Certified
Public Accountant)?


Only accountants licensed by the state are permitted to provide accounting services, including income tax preparation, to the public. These licensed professionals are certified public accountants (CPAs).

FACTS ABOUT CPAs

How to Find a Good CPA for
your Taxes?


A good CPA can identify the tax deductions you qualify for so you can realize your maximum tax savings. Ensuring the quality of a CPA is a simple matter of checking public information on the internet, including the CPA’s Preparer Tax Identification Number, and asking a few targeted questions when you interview a CPA on the phone.

TAX ATTORNEY FACTS

Everything You Need to Know about
a Tax Attorney


An attorney whose practice centers on the interpretation
of tax laws and IRS regulations is known as a tax attorney. These legal experts
provide a range of tax services for individuals
and businesses, including preparing their
tax returns and filing them.

ENROLLED AGENT OVERVIEW

What is an enrolled agent
for taxes?


Enrolled agents are tax professionals who enjoy “unlimited practice rights” in their dealings with
the IRS. This means they are permitted to prepare
and file returns for individuals, businesses, and organizations,
and to represent their clients in proceedings before the IRS.

UNDERSTANDING TAX ACCOUNTANTS

What is a tax accountant?

Tax accountants focus on tax laws and IRS regulations so
they can identify tax breaks for
their clients and help them save money at tax time.
A tax accountant can complete a client’s tax forms, schedules, and statements and even file their
tax returns.

Expert tax assistance
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Philadelphia home

  • Use one-way video chat for expert help from a tax expert or CPA


    If you’ve been looking for a Philadelphia CPA to help you with
    your taxes, TurboTax Live
    offers you a time-efficient alternative. Connect via one-way video chat, you see them but they don’t see you, with a tax expert or certified public accountant from the ease and comfort of your own home. You’ll get unlimited, accurate tax advice so you can file your tax return knowing it’s been done right and you’re in line to get every dollar you deserve—guaranteed. You can even arrange to have a dedicated tax expert complete, sign, and file your taxes for you, start to finish, with Live Full Service. TurboTax Live is an online service available to taxpayers nationwide, including
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  • Tax advice from TurboTax Live tax experts and CPAs


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    Whenever a TurboTax Live tax expert or certified public accountant provides advice, reviews your return, or does your taxes for you, it’s guaranteed to be 100% complete and accurate. From Levittown to Valley Forge, from Warminster to Wilmington and everywhere else in and around the City of Brotherly Love, TurboTax Live’s network of trusted tax experts are ready to help you file your taxes.

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    TurboTax Live tax experts and CPAs are highly experienced and fully prepared to handle your tax situation, including whether you’re filing your return as single, married filing joint, married filing single, or head of household. Similar to Philadelphia tax CPAs, they can handle your taxes with various employment situations, if you’re an employee, a self-employed contractor, or the owner of a Philadelphia area small business. Based on these and other details, your TurboTax Live tax expert will determine steps you can take to maximize your income tax savings, including making sure you take advantage of industry-specific tax breaks. They can even do your entire return for you with Live Full Service.

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  • A trusted tax expert is as near as
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    You can trust the tax experts and CPAs in the TurboTax network to file your taxes if you’re used to going to a Philadelphia certified public accountant to file. You can access
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