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Taxing Thoughts

Why doing your own taxes just isn't worth it

This story appears in the February 2001 issue of HomeOfficeMag.com.

Do I use TurboTax or TaxCut? As federal income tax season dawns, that's the question everyone inevitably asks me, and here's my answer: I use neither. For 15 years, I've paid a CPA to do my taxes, and I will pay him again this year. Heresy for an alleged techno guru?

Listen up: I may know technology, but I know squat about taxes. Therefore, I will always gladly pay for professional services that save me time and put a better product in my hand than I could readily prepare on my own.

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