Turbotax time

Yes, it’s tax season again. I just finished my return a few days ago. Sometimes it can take days to complete my tax returns, but this year, things went quite smoothly, and I was able to complete them online in just a day.

free turbotax editionBack when I had no clue about taxes, I used to take my returns to H&R Block. I’m sure they did a great job, but it wasn’t exactly cheap. I was paying $300 each year, although my taxes were relatively straightforward (no investments, basically involving just the taxes for 1 job). This high cost made me begin exploring other ways to do my taxes. I did quite a bit of research and explored many options, from doing them myself to using software programs.

I eventually learned about Turbotax, a highly popular tax preparation software, and started using that for my taxes exclusively. It takes me 3 to 4 hours to complete, but that’s definitely worth it considering the amount of money I’m saving. There is a Turbotax free edition you can use at freetrialspot.com but once you get started you might have to upgrade in order to continue filing your returns. The federal free edition also doesn’t cover state taxes. If you want to buy Turbotax for your state, that’s another $50.

All things considered, I’m pretty happy with Turbotax. You might want to try them out this tax season.

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