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Do you do your own taxes?

post #1 of 25
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Susan and I were talking, and she told me that people over in the UK have thier taxes done for them by thier employers! I want to move to the UK!
Jerry and I are off to H & R Block to get ours done tonight! Who does yours?
post #2 of 25
I think in germany they have to do theim selves also.
But if i get the hand down job from my father i will never have to do taxes... nor pay tax
post #3 of 25
Currently we use the same accountant who handles our business paperwork, w-2's and such, just a whole lot simpler for us, IMO.
post #4 of 25
I do mine online at the Canadian government site. Its super easy, all you do is type in the numbers and it does everything for you
post #5 of 25
Ours are already done, and hopefully in the mail. Jason did them.. NAd he's good, because we had 2 w2's a 1098, and a 1099-misc. :P I make things difficult.
post #6 of 25
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Originally Posted by KittenKrazy
Currently we use the same accountant who handles our business paperwork, w-2's and such, just a whole lot simpler for us, IMO.
I don't blame you Cindy....sounds simple enough...
post #7 of 25
I got an estimate from the tax service places.. $150 I don't make that kind of money!!
post #8 of 25
I have every year except once...may have them done by someone this year too. I got married in July and I want to make sure the filing and possible write-offs don't get missed since we're expecting to get hit with that "penalty" of being married! We're going to try to do it online ourselves first and see if it looks okay. If not, we'll head off to H&R Block for some help.
post #9 of 25
Turbo Tax! Got them done now - almost. Still trying to figure out the moving expense thingie for moving for work. The company reimbursed for expenses (their reimbursement was tacked onto my salary) - and now I am trying to figure out what I can and cannot declare as a deductible moving expense. I don't want to move states anymore - I don't like having to do the normal two tax returns, now it is 3!
post #10 of 25
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Originally Posted by joanne511
I have every year except once...may have them done by someone this year too. I got married in July and I want to make sure the filing and possible write-offs don't get missed since we're expecting to get hit with that "penalty" of being married! We're going to try to do it online ourselves first and see if it looks okay. If not, we'll head off to H&R Block for some help.
I remember the first year Jerry and I had our taxes done Joanne after we married. Hit us like a ton of bricks! They definitely penalize you for getting married, don't they?
post #11 of 25
they penalize you for getting married?????
We pay half the tax in germany once you get married
post #12 of 25
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Originally Posted by Talon
Turbo Tax! Got them done now - almost. Still trying to figure out the moving expense thingie for moving for work. The company reimbursed for expenses (their reimbursement was tacked onto my salary) - and now I am trying to figure out what I can and cannot declare as a deductible moving expense. I don't want to move states anymore - I don't like having to do the normal two tax returns, now it is 3!
Turbo Tax here too!!
post #13 of 25
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Originally Posted by fwan
they penalize you for getting married?????
We pay half the tax in germany once you get married
They penalize us Fwan because they combine your husbands and yours income and that puts you in a higher tax bracket.....it stinks!
post #14 of 25
eww not moving to america then
post #15 of 25
Yes, and I am not looking forward to it...even though the penalty has been "lessened", it's still going to be lousy!
post #16 of 25
Yes - that's on next week's "to do list", right after marking final exams. Just got the last document I needed today, so there's no putting it off.
post #17 of 25
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Originally Posted by kimichan
Turbo Tax here too!!
post #18 of 25
Thank goodness my husband is a CPA. Ours are complicated due some stock that we own plus this year we have more forms due the LLC my husband started with 2 of his brothers on the land that we own. This yr we will be getting rent for the farm land and next yr we have to log its 8 or 12 acres so some income from that. None of this makes a difference as we always have to pay in to the Feds!!
post #19 of 25
As i was saying to Susie, if your self employed(Own your own business or work for yourself) you get an accountant to do it for you like my Director does because it's his business, but people like myself have their wages department do everything for them and forwards everything to the tax office.

I wouldn't know where to start if we had to do it!, so i feel it for you all
post #20 of 25
We do them the old fashioned way - by hand....
post #21 of 25
TurboTax On the Web: easy, quick and CHEAP! It took me about an hour to do Bill's (he had a lot of deductions for tools) and about 1/2 hour to do mine.

My Federal refund should be in my bank account, in about a week and I'm not sure about that whopping $28, from the state.
post #22 of 25
Turbo Tax for Federal, and online with the Colorado Revenue website (which is completely FREE!). All we have is my W2 from work, and the state income tax 1099-G. It's way too simple to pay someone to do it for me.
post #23 of 25
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Originally Posted by Talon
Turbo Tax!
My dad installed Turbo Tax on my computer the other day for me to use! The first year my dad did the taxes for me, then since then I've been doing them. I'm missing a w2 form though so I still can't do it, which frustrates me as I like doing them early on.
post #24 of 25
I use Tax Cut and have done my own taxes for about the past 8 years. It's super easy and cheap too. I think the software costs about $29.00 and the e-filing is $15.95.

I should be getting my refund any day now.
post #25 of 25
My late husband did ours the first year we were married back in 1964. We got audited, and he had made so many mistakes it was unbelievable. Some were in our favor, some in the IRS favor, and it came out about a wash. But we reached the conclusion that after that we would have them done by a CPA. Our taxes became increasingly complex. One year the CPA charged us $1800 to have them done, and even then I found he had made a couple of major errors, so had to take them back to him and have him re-do it. Our taxes have been at times 28 pages long! But last year I decided to do them myself with Turbo Tax and save the money. They were still 16 pages in length, as I have various investments and deductions and my part-time home business, but it saved me about $350.
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