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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
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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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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
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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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Gains and losses from cryptocurrency transactions
Ideal for self-employed (1099-NEC) income
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More about tax preparation


Knowing the differences between the various kinds of tax professionals, including Tampa CPAs and EAs,
can help Tampa area residents file their taxes. Find out more from
the articles below.

LEARNING ABOUT
TAX ACCOUNTANTS

What is a tax accountant?

Most accountants are employed by businesses. Depending on the company’s size, an accountant may specialize in a particular area, such as employee compensation, health care benefits, data processing, or tax preparation. Accountants who concentrate on tax preparation are usually known as
tax accountants.

TAX ATTORNEY GUIDE

Everything you need to know about
a tax attorney


Tax attorneys have an in-depth understanding of tax law. As a result, they are well qualified to prepare tax returns and if necessary, serve as a go-between with their clients and
the IRS.

GUIDE TO ENROLLED AGENTS

What is an enrolled agent
for taxes?


When the IRS has a question about a tax return, only certain, credentialed tax preparers can respond on behalf of the taxpayer. These include certified public accounts, tax attorneys, and a category of tax preparers who are authorized by the Internal Revenue Service called enrolled agents.

GUIDE TO CPAs

What is a CPA (certified
public accountant)?


While most accountants work for businesses, some choose to work directly for members of the public. These are certified public accountants, or CPAs for short. They are certified based on several criteria, including educational background, accounting skills, and ethical standards.

VETTING EAs AND CPAs

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


Weighing the pros and cons of hiring a CPA or EA to help with your taxes? The article that follows breaks it down for you so you know just what these
credentials mean.

OVERVIEW OF INCOME
TAX PREPARERS

4 types of tax preparers

There are four basic types of income tax preparers that can help you file your taxes. These include certified public accountants (CPAs), enrolled agents (EAs), tax attorneys, and non-credentialed tax preparers. Learn about the different types of tax preparers and how they can help you by reading
this article.

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