On today's Equifax Finance Blog, tax expert Eva Rosenberg elaborates on a concept not usually approached by tax pros: should you pay a tax pro for your tax preparation or should you use a free service?
As you can imagine, the best reason to file your taxes for free is to save money. But will it end up costing you? Some software you believe is free end up charging you for certain services or you have to start over all over again on a different form.
3 ways to file your taxes for free:
- In-person filing.
- Online commercial software.
- IRS "free fillable files.
For situations it might be best to ask a tax pro and ideal scenarios to save money and do it yourself for free, read the full post.
Ilyce Glink is the author of several books, including 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask and Buy, Close, Move In!. She blogs about money and real estate at ThinkGlink.com, The Equifax Personal Finance Blogand CBS Moneywatch She is Chief Content Strategist at RealtyJoin.com, a community for real estate investors.