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  • barbandcraig,
    Sacramento, CA
    March 28, 2020

    "Just spoke with Alex and he cleared up my issue in minutes. Only waited about 4 minutes for a
    return call."

  • Jn3723,
    Sacramento, CA
    March 28, 2020

    "TurboTax was easy to use. The search feature is helpful. The live agents were professional, knowledgeable, and friendly. Thank you for the excellent
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  • Camohat275,
    Sacramento, CA
    March 12, 2020

    "Christine, my EA, was helpful, efficient, and found my problem immediately. Thanks!"

  • Art86_,
    Sacramento, CA
    March 7, 2020

    "I have used TurboTax in the past, but this time I decided to get assistance from a live CPA. Karen was extremely helpful in answering all my questions and guiding me through difficult steps. I highly recommend that everyone use this feature, it's super
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  • lynn987,
    Sacramento, CA
    February 26, 2020

    "TurboTax and their accountants make it virtually painless."

  • disneylandfan27,
    Sacramento, CA
    February 22, 2020

    "I'm a first time user. I worked with Stanton during my filing and he was great. I got all the help I needed and he definitely gave me enough confidence to know I could use TurboTax next year too. Thanks, Stanton.
    6 stars."

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Of the three kinds of Federally Authorized Tax Practitioners (FATPs)—tax attorneys, CPAs, and enrolled agents (EAs)—probably the least known are the enrolled agents or EAs. Many of them formerly worked for the IRS. They must pass a special examination that covers tax law, the resulting rules, and various IRS procedures. To find out more about EAs and why they can be especially useful as tax preparers, see the full article.

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What is a Tax Professional?

Tax professionals are individuals who have the knowledge, credentials, and hands-on experience to assist their clients in the preparation of their taxes. Most tax professionals stay current on the ever-changing laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to the filing of taxes. Refer to the complete article to learn how various tax professionals can affect your tax return and the amount you owe or get back as a tax refund.

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How to Find a Good CPA for Your Taxes

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