Tax time is coming. At the moment is seems like a long way away, but if you are anything like me you keep thinking about how much time you still have before you have to file and then suddenly you’re waiting in the long, painful line at the post office on April 15th with all the other procrastinators. How did we get here?
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Get your taxes prepared for free. Okay, there are a few options here. tax preparation services can be pretty pricey, and for those of us not rolling in dough, this is a problem we inevitably face year after year: do I pay to have my taxes done, OR do I attempt to prepare them on my own, risking mistakes and hours of frustration? The first option is to take a class. I know what you’re thinking, WHO in their right mind wants to sit through a tax preparation class?
Consider this simple fact: If an extra zero is mistakenly included in an expense amount, your taxable income could be understated and by the time the IRS figures this out, you will owe a significant amount of back taxes, late payment penalties, and interest charges.
In other areas of the city you’ll find Donahue & Associates at 299 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, Income Properties at 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, James Moore Financial Consultants at 1 Broadway, #600, Cambridge, MA 02142, and another H & R Block office at 21 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. The telephone number for Donahue & Associates is (617) 492-5152. Income Properties can be reached at (617) 576-5842. James Moore Financial Consultants can be reached at (617) 621-7060. H & R Block’s Prospect Street location can be reached at (617) 868-4800.
Lastly when choosing accountant make sure they will help and guide you along the process. Will they find ways to help you save even more on your taxes? Can they provide you with different deductions that you may be able to qualify for? After all, they are the expert in the situation and you are looking to them for guidance so make sure the accountant that you choose will be a good fit for your personal and/or business needs.
A Keyboard and a Mouse is all you need to file and prepare your taxes online. Gone are the days of pen and paper, messy tax forms and complicated instructions. Everything you need to get a big refund is there for you.
The final step is to efile your taxes! The option you chose in step 2 will affect how you file your taxes. If you chose a professional to file your taxes let them know you want to efile. If you will use a personal computer then you can choose the tax preparation software you desire, answer the questions, and have the taxes filed quickly. If you want a quick refund include your bank account number. Finally, you will need to choose the Free File website or the IRS efile Partners page. Once you are done you will be ready to pass the information n to your friends and family and let them benefit from this great service.