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Simply start your taxes online from anywhere, and any time you ever need tax advice, just select the “Live help” button to be connected to a tax expert by chat or one-way video.


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Our experts are highly experienced, with an average of 12 years experience preparing tax returns. They can work around your schedule to provide personalized tax advice specific to your state and situation.


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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, including Portland CPAs, can bring different skills to your tax preparation. Review the articles below to discover how these tax preparation services can help you file income taxes.


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

Are you seeking information comparing EAs and CPAs? Each of these professionals possesses unique qualifications for preparing your taxes. The article linked below compares their credentials so you have a better understanding of the different types of tax preparers.


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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    Thanks to one-way, private video chatting, you can get informed answers to all your tax questions while at ease in your Portland home. When you connect with TurboTax Live tax experts or CPAs, you’re able to confer with an experienced tax preparer about your return. In fact, a dedicated tax preparer can even do your taxes for you, start to finish, when you opt for Live Full Service. You’ll file with confidence knowing every tax break and credit you deserve will be yours.

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    With TurboTax Live, you can schedule a call with a tax expert or CPA from the device you prefer. You’re able to access your TurboTax online account seamlessly whenever and wherever you want. You can ask as many tax questions as you want, and you’ll receive expert advice that will enable you to secure all the tax advantages you deserve. When you opt for Live Full Service, your dedicated tax preparer can complete, sign, and file your tax return for you.

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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 and CPAs. When you upgrade to Live Full Service, a dedicated tax expert will prepare and file your taxes for you, from start to finish, without ever having to leave home to visit a Portland CPA.

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    You can have total confidence in the answers and advice you receive from TurboTax Live’s tax experts and CPAs because we guarantee their advice—and any tax return they prepare on your behalf—to be 100% correct and accurate. No matter where in Portland you happen to live—from Salmon Creek to Happy Valley, from Gresham to Hilsboro, and anyplace around The City of Roses, you can trust in the accuracy of the tax-reducing assistance you get from TurboTax Live.

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    Like our tax experts and CPAs, TurboTax Live products can accommodate your tax filing situation. You can choose from Live Basic, Deluxe, Premier, or Self-Employed, depending on your unique tax situation. Should you opt to file with TurboTax Live Self-Employed, you can receive QuickBooks Self-Employed at a small additional charge. Each product guarantees unlimited advice from TurboTax Live tax experts and state-certified CPAs. You can even arrange to have them do your taxes for you, with Live Full Service.

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