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Thoughts on selecting a U.S. Tax Preparer – Suitability vs. cost

Tis the season (or almost) for those who plan to file U.S. Tax returns. Some of you have a tax preparer and some do not. U.S. Tax Prep is a site that is devoted to the problem of finding a competent and reasonable priced (is it possible to find both those things in one person) preparer. Those who either don’t have a preparer or aren’t happy with their preparer might start there.
Here are some thoughts:
If you have a Chevrolet situation you don’t want a Cadillac preparer. With few exceptions, lawyers should not be used as tax preparers. They are simply too expensive. Here are parts of two emails that I have received in the last two days.
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