77 percent of taxpayers report benefits from hiring a professional for tax preparation.
If you prepare your own income tax return, you’ve likely had more questions than answers regarding the forms. Changes to tax laws have made filing a simple return quite complicated. Deductions and credits to which you are entitled are easily overlooked. Tax preparation computer programs are no substitute for the advice of a knowledgeable tax professional. It’s no surprise that 77 percent of 71 million respondents to a study released by the US General Accounting Office reported that they benefitted from the help of a professional.