According to the IRS, the average person who does their own tax return spends a total of 13 hours preparing and filing their return.
If you’re not spending that much time on your tax return, ask yourself – Why?
What might you be missing?
If you make $20/hour, that means spending 13 hours self-preparing costs you $260.
And that’s just the cost of your time.
The starting price of DIY tax software ranges from $29.95 to $104.99, and that doesn’t include all different ways TurboTax or the others will nickel and dime you.
Factor the software cost in and it can easily cost you more than $400 to do your own taxes.
Those are just the hard costs – time and money.
If you miss out on any deductions or other tax planning opportunities, that $400 figure can easily climb into the thousands of dollars.
Before you think about doing your own taxes this year, think about the real costs. Is it really worth it?
At the very least, it’s worth exploring your other options.
We could save you hundreds of dollars on your tax preparation costs this year!
Even if you decide to work with someone else, we guarantee you’ll walk away from our call with valuable advice and peace of mind.
We are here to help you.