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  • 06catscratch77,

    Portland, OR
    April 2, 2020

    "Thanks to the help of my personal tax professional, Karen, all my questions were answered. I was given very helpful and useful information. This was the easiest tax-filing experience I have ever had. Thanks Karen and thanks TurboTax!"

  • filer8675309,
    Portland, OR
    March 27, 2020

    "Expert live chat response times were
    much quicker than
    the estimated 10 minutes. I'd highly recommend this for anyone who finds taxes even a little daunting
    or confusing."

  • LizTaxNoob,

    Portland, OR
    March 25, 2020

    "Using the live help feature was the best choice I could have made. Thomas and Jennifer made my life so easy. Thomas stayed on the line with me for a very long time, helping me complete my taxes. I had a further question and Jennifer knew exactly what to do and got me through the whole process
    to filing."

  • BigFamilyChaos,

    Portland, OR
    February 26, 2020

    "We have always used TurboTax
    to file our taxes and have always found it to be simple and easy to use. The added benefit of a live expert made it so much better! They even helped us find deductions we had missed. They thoroughly evaluated the information we had entered, verified any questions, and made useful suggestions."

  • littlebitz,
    Portland, OR
    February 8, 2020

    "Frederick was so understanding, helpful, patient, and fun to
    work with. He didn't rush me.
    I am comfortable with my
    ongoing use of TurboTax and highly recommend! Thank
    you, Frederick."

  • pdxlisa,
    Portland, OR
    February 2, 2020

    "My expert, Ian, was so helpful. He answered all my questions and was so supportive.
    He even gave me additional advice that was incredibly helpful.
    I paid for the Live experience and I'm happy I did! Thank you, TurboTax! I never do these reviews, but I had to do this one because
    it made such a positive impact."

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More About Tax Preparation

Various Portland tax preparers can bring different skills to your tax preparation. Review the articles below to discover how the differences between tax preparers can impact your income tax return and the amount you will owe or receive as
tax refund.


What is a CPA (Certified
Public Accountant)?

As the term “certified public accountant” implies, CPAs are people who are certified
by the state or territory to offer accountancy services to the public. These services can include a range of things—analyzing financial data, maintaining accounting records,
and calculating and filing tax returns. To find out how CPAs can help you with your taxes,
see the
article below.

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Had a Life Change? TurboTax CPAs and EAs Will be by Your Side with Our New Offering TurboTax Live

Life changes can have an enormous impact on your taxes, affecting your filing status (single, married, head of household), credits or deductions. Taking advantage of such credits and deductions can lower your tax bill and maximize your tax refund. Consult the accompanying article for
more information.

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

Tax documents such as your W-2 or 1099 must accompany your return when you file your taxes. Other documents may be needed to support claims of deductions and credits, even if they are not mailed in with your return. Consult this list of documents that may be required when you prepare your taxes.

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What is a Tax Professional?

A tax professional is somebody who has the knowledge and real-life experience to support you with preparing your taxes. Tax professionals stay current on ever-changing tax policies, laws, and regulations, which can affect the sum you owe or possibly get back in the form of a tax refund. Consult the full article to learn about different
tax professionals.

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Everything You Need to Know about a
Tax Attorney

Tax attorneys are well-versed in tax policy, laws, and regulations at various levels—state, federal, and local. Tax attorneys are skilled at preparing tax returns and are authorized to represent taxpayers before the IRS. To find out more, consult the accompanying article.

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What is an Enrolled Agent for Taxes?

Anyone who practices before the Treasury Department, the agency that includes the IRS, must have a “good reputation” and “good character," in addition to possessing the knowledge and skills to manage tax matters. Enrolled agents are among those who meet these standards. To find out more about these tax experts,
see the article below.

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Online tax preparation for Portland tax filers
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    The information you share with your tax preparer is used to help determine the best outcome for your taxes. Naturally, you need the utmost confidence in the individual you’re conferring with. You can connect with confidence to TurboTax Live tax experts. Every one of them meets the high standards of ethics and expertise. They are vetted and state-licensed CPAs, IRS-approved enrolled agents, and bar association-tested and certified tax attorneys. These rigorous requirements must be met by 100% of TurboTax Live tax preparation experts, including any participating Portland CPAs, enrolled agents, and tax attorneys. And because there’s no substitute for experience, TurboTax Live experts average an impressive 15 years of experience.

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