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Thinking of Doing Your Own Taxes? Don’t Be Scared

I love doing my taxes! Don't you?

I love doing my taxes! Don’t you?

By now, you’ve probably received most of your important tax documents and can begin preparing your return.

Many Americans will head over to H&R Block or an accountant have them take care of it. But is this the smartest way to go? After all, if you have someone do your taxes, you have to pay them.

I won’t tell someone not to hire a tax preparer. But what I can tell you is that I’ve been doing my own taxes for years using TurboTax, and have found it to be a relatively stress-free experience. Continue reading