Reasons you should hire a tax professional in 2022

Now that 2022 is upon us, tax season is just around the corner. Thinking about the looming tax deadlines doesn’t necessarily make you feel warm and fuzzy inside, and we get it. Have you thought about seeking out tax help

There really are lots of great reasons why it would be beneficial for you to hire a tax professional

Big Changes in 2021

As you probably know, filing your own taxes can be a lengthy and confusing process. Tax laws can change from year to year, and it’s easy to miss the small details while shuffling through all of your paperwork and torn open envelopes. Also, big life changes like buying a home, getting married, or starting a business will all impact your tax return in different and often unexpected ways. Hiring a professional to help you with your taxes helps keep the whole process simple, organized, and easy. 

Save time and money

According to the IRS, the average American takes 11 hours to prepare their tax return. Think of all the other things you could be doing with those hours! Hiring a professional to file your tax return for you frees you from that burden. They are able to complete your taxes often much more quickly and efficiently than you would be able to do yourself. 

No one wants to miss a deduction or trigger an IRS letter or audit, right? Hiring a professional can help ensure that you avoid errors and receive the most on your returns. On top of that, you save yourself lots of time and stress knowing that everything is being filed by someone who is trained to handle your taxes.

You Started a business in 2021

Did you start a business this year? A tax professional can help walk you through how to file taxes with and for a business. They can help you determine what write-offs and deductions apply to you so you can save as much money as possible in the early stages of your venture. As a business, outsourced bookkeeping is also a great way to help you stay organized. You can also trust that everything will be filed accurately and precisely. That means no double and then triple-checking your work, or stressing over the small details and fine print. Filing mistakes can be costly, especially for businesses, so you want to make sure you get it right the first time both with your taxes and your books.

Have Questions about Filing?

If you have a question about filing your taxes, it may seem natural to look up your tax questions online. This can be a problem, though, because oftentimes the information you may find on the internet is outdated or simply incorrect. When you hire a tax professional, you are gaining access to someone who can answer your questions quickly and accurately. When issues arise with filing your taxes or keeping your books, you can rest assured that you have someone to seek for help who can resolve them. 

Additionally, a professional will know how to interact with the IRS easily and professionally if any problems were to come about from your filing. No one wants to face an audit alone. With professional tax help, you will be hiring an advocate as well as an advisor. 

If you are looking for a simple, more efficient, less stressful tax filing experience this year, you know what to do! Contact us today. We’re ready to make things easier on you. 

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