Where should I get my taxes done at

Where should I get my taxes done at

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Brown eyes 32

Green Forest, AR

#1 Jan 28, 2010
I need to get my taxes done but dont know where to go. I have been to adams I dont like them anymore Jackson Hewitt sucks so where has anyone had any luck at?
Old Man

Du Bois, PA

#2 Jan 28, 2010
There are a half a dozen threads on here about having your taxes done, just do a search at the top of the page and you should find all the answers you need.

London, KY

#3 Jan 28, 2010
did mine in 20 min at turbo tax on line. you dont need a printer. safe. all info sent to your email. unless you want to ..er..cheat a little..;) anywho, made my life simple

Gorham, IL

#4 Jan 28, 2010
Go to www.irs.gov and you can pick from a list of different tax sites. i use taxslayer. If you have a checking account you will get your refund direct deposited in 10 days. I filed mine Thursday a week ago and called the bank just 30 minutes ago and the money is in the bank now. The services walk you through all the different steps anybody can do their own.Plus its free for certain income limits. Then go to www.kyrevenue.com and file your state for free. Don't pay the service you use for federal to file your state. go to the state site and file and for certain incomes its free.I have been doing this for 6 years.H & R Block had been doing my brothers and last year he went there,then I went online and done them for him just to see if there was a difference and there was . He got $100.00 more back online plus it didn't cost him anything to file in a week he had his money direct deposited into the bank!
by far the best

San Francisco, CA

#5 Jan 29, 2010
Go to J&J accounting just south of Levi Jackson Park. I have had mine done there for 15 years, and can honestly Sherry and her emloyees are the best.
london person

London, KY

#6 Jan 29, 2010
I went to Fast Tax and Accounting in London across the street from the state police and they were great.I had my refund the next day and they treated me great. I got my check within 24 hours of filing without paying those expensive fees that others charge. I won't ever go anywhere else.

London, KY

#7 Jan 29, 2010
are you serious? fast tax? yes they are friendly and yes they will get you a big refund but they are def. not cheap!

Doniphan, MO

#8 Jan 30, 2010
J&J accounting will rip you off

Elmwood Park, IL

#9 Jan 30, 2010
Most reputable companies should be able to quote you a price, however, sometimes that deems impossible via telephone. Until that preparer actually sees precisely what you have, it's difficult to quote. Why? Because depending on a situation, certain entries may generate worksheets that bear a cost. For example, depending on the complexity or what is included in your return, one item may create something called AMT (Alternative Minimum Tax). If so, then that's another form, and, worksheet. If you have a stock transaction, it requires a form of entry, also a worksheet that combines your ordinary income and capital income, calculates separate types of tax on each, then it goes to your 1040 pg. 1.

One thing that should never be done is, comparing what one paid to another. The simplest thing might create an additional worksheet the other person may not have had. The true ONLY way one can compare what one paid to another is to compare both tax returns side by side and the differences are in black and white.

If one has a simple return, a 1 or 2 - W-2 situation, doing it yourself online isn't a real problem...add and subtract. However, if it's beyond that, I would recommend a tax professional. Remember, you can't talk to a box and if you don't have real tax knowledge, you won't be able to even recognize an error if you made one. I've seen that happen more times than once.

Also, recognize precisely what you are paying for. There are preparation fees, bank fees, account fees. Usually a tax organization is working with a bank. The preparation fee belongs to the tax service. If you are getting what they refer to as the quick kmoney, you are incurring a "finance charge" because it's a high risk loan....banks are dishing out the money before they know if in fact IRS will release your money.

Elmwood Park, IL

#10 Jan 30, 2010
Correction to above....the capital gains worksheet figure goes to 1040 Pg. 2 versus Pg. 1. Sorry for that error.
speak up

Paris, KY

#11 Jan 30, 2010
i make house calls for either sex just be naked when i get thter
speak up

Paris, KY

#12 Jan 30, 2010
sorry i meant when i get there i got wet thinking about it

Elmwood Park, IL

#13 Jan 30, 2010
For the posters on here, note that the above from London is copying me. Ignore it because you can clearly tell, it's not the real SpeakUp.

London, KY

#14 Jan 31, 2010
turbo tax is so easy

London, KY

#15 Jan 31, 2010
pdiddy wrote:
J&J accounting will rip you off
I have heard good things about them, but I still don't know. Tell what they did.

Somerset, KY

#16 Jan 31, 2010
Brown eyes 32 wrote:
I need to get my taxes done but dont know where to go. I have been to adams I dont like them anymore Jackson Hewitt sucks so where has anyone had any luck at?
Try the IRS' home office in Cincinnati....they'll take good care of you. Just tell them you're hiding some of your earnings and they'll look the other way.

Elmwood Park, IL

#17 Jan 31, 2010
Again, depends upon if it's a simple return, or, more complex. There's a lot of sites or programs to do them with, but fact still remains, one can't have a discussion with a box when it comes to your livelihood.
Flower Girl

Eubank, KY

#18 Jan 31, 2010
Grigsby Tax Service on Sasser School Road is really good, and the lady that owns the place is a wonderful. They won't rip you off and she has done taxes for years, and keeps up with all the changes from year to year.

“always speak your mind be true”

Since: Jan 10


#20 Feb 1, 2010
yep wrote:
turbo tax is so easy
wait till you come up owing state taxes because of turbo tax
Well Now

Winchester, KY

#21 Feb 1, 2010
I use turbo tax online and have for several years. It is really great and walks you through it. Best thing is it keeps your info for next year. If you have rental property or investments it is a reall help. If your taxes are simple, you can use it for free.

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