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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
W-2 or investment info.

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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
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.

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return before you file

Have a tax expert
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return
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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
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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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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


Different tax preparation experts, including Sacramento CPAs, each can help you with your Sacramento tax situation. See the articles below to appreciate how different tax preparers can help you file your taxes.

CONSIDERING A TAX ACCOUNTANT

What is a tax accountant?

While most accountants are employed by businesses and concentrate on areas like cost accounting, payroll accounting, and even forensic accounting, some accountants specialize in tax accounting. These tax accountants stay current on tax policy, IRS rules, and state and local regulations. They apply this specialized knowledge to preparing tax returns for businesses and individuals. For details, see the accompanying article.

TAX PREPARER INFORMATION

4 types of tax preparers

There are differences between the types of income tax preparers—matters of education, experience, and credentialing. To find out more and determine which type of tax preparer is right for you, see the
complete article.

LEARNING ABOUT CPAs AND EPAs

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


Need to learn the similarities and differences between enrolled agents and certified public accountants? The accompanying article spells out the strengths, backgrounds, and specialties of each one so know how they can help you prepare and file your taxes.

ENROLLED AGENT FACTS

What is an enrolled agent
for taxes?


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.

TAX PROFESSIONAL PRIMER

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.

CONSIDERING A CPA

How to find a good CPA for
your taxes


All CPAs have been certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for their accountancy skills and licensed by their state’s board of accountancy for their knowledge and ethics. See the article below for tips about making sure your CPA's credentials are up to date.

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