The research is in. You can get a larger tax refund by using a Clergy Tax Advisor.
The initial price of tax software ranges from $29.95 to $104.99. While that doesn’t sound expensive, it’s a small part of the total cost. The true cost of tax software is more than just the price you pay at checkout.
How Much Is Your Time Worth?
You’ve got better things to do than taxes. According to the IRS, tax filers spend 13 hours on average preparing and filing their taxes. If your average household income is $50,000, that’s $312 of your time. That’s a lot of money!
*Source: IRS.gov (Estimated average time burden for all taxpayers filing a 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ is 13 hours.)
The Cost of Missed Deductions
Based on a recent survey, the average tax refund of online tax software users is $1,824. The average tax refund of people using a tax advisor is $2,615.* Get your entire refund by working with a tax advisor.
*Source: Survey of 2,000 Facebook users. Tax software performance varies by individual tax returns.
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