FIND A TAX PROFESSIONAL!
The US Tax Code is a mucking fess. Taxpayers truly need help to prepare their tax returns properly - to be sure they pay the absolute least amount of federal and state income tax possible!
No software package, or online filing service, is a substitute for knowledge of the Tax Code, and no tax software package, or online filing service, is a substitute for a competent, experienced tax professional.
Use this site to find a knowledgeable and experienced tax professional.
Before using one of our searchable databases to begin your search for a tax professional read the articles listed below under ADVICE AND INFORMATION.
ADVICE AND INFORMATION:
ALPHABET SOUP - What do all the initials mean?
DON'T ASSUME - A CPA is not automatically a 1040 tax expert, and Henry and Richard Ain't Cheap!
CHOOSING A TAX PROFESSIONAL - What to avoid.
WHAT TO ASK A PREPARER - Questions to ask a potential tax preparer.
THE COST OF TAX PREPARATION - How much will a tax preparer charge?
BECOME MORE INFORMED- the more informed you are on tax
matters the more prepared you will be when you go to your annual tax
WHAT TO GIVE YOUR TAX PROFESSIONAL - Make sure you provide your tax pro with everything he/she needs to properly prepare your return.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE! - Regardless of who prepares your return you are responsible for everything on it.
WHEN TO CONTACT YOUR TAX PRO - Call your tax pro if any of these events happen.
HOW LONG MUST I KEEP MY TAX RECORDS - The answer to one of my most frequently asked questions.
MEET YOUR HOST - ROBERT D FLACH
Robert D Flach has been preparing 1040s for individuals in all walks of life, from professional athletes and actors to architects and doctors to secretaries and clerks, since February of 1972. Each year he manually prepares about 300 sets of individual income tax returns.
He has been writing the popular tax blog THE WANDERING TAX PRO, frequently included in lists of the Best Tax Blogs and Top Personal Finance Blogs, continually since the summer of 2001.
His articles and commentary on tax planning and preparation have appeared on the TAX ALMANAC and TAXPRO TODAY websites, in the National Association of Tax Professionals’ quarterly TAXPRO JOURNAL and the New Jersey and Pennsylvania NATP chapters’ newsletters, and as “guest posts” on other tax and personal finance blogs.
M r Flach also writes the website THE TAX PROFESSIONAL.
He is winding down his tax practice and no longer accepts new clients. He is, however, available to write articles, columns, and commentary on tax planning and preparation for your website or print publication. You can contact Mr Flach at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @rdftaxpro.
All of the original content of this website has been written by Mr. Flach.
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