Should You File Your Own Taxes? Camie Sims February 3, 2015 • 1 Minute Read Taxes Consumers, tax season is upon us. Are you still trying to decide whether to file your taxes yourself or to visit a professional? Here’s our quick guidelines to help you make the decision and get your taxes done before April 15th! Filing On Your Own We suggest filing online if you: Have no investments, you don’t own a business, have a simple return, or have no major changes since the last time you filed Options: Some great online options include TurboTax, FreeTaxUSA, eSmart Tax, TaxACT, or H&R Block. Going to a Pro We suggest finding a tax professional if you: Have recently gone through some big life changes, such as you bought/sold a home, cashed out investments, got married/divorced, or are expecting a more complex return with your situation Options: Reach out in your community to find the tax professional your friends, family, or coworkers trust with their taxes. Just remember that each option has its own pros and cons, but it all comes down to what you are most comfortable with when it comes to your taxes. Happy Tax Season! Follow Us Here! #Tax Editorial Disclaimer: Information in these articles is brought to you by CreditSoup. Banks, issuers, and credit card companies mentioned in the articles do not endorse or guarantee, and are not responsible for, the contents of the articles. The information is accurate to the best of our knowledge when posted; however, all credit card information is presented without warranty. Please check the issuer’s website for the most current information.