I am.) The right software will keep you out of trouble.And there’s no excuse for buying the wrong one: go to their web site and do their quiz to determine which package is right for you.She had received a notice from the IRS stating that she wasn’t allowed to claim that ,000 tax credit I had warned her about.

Turbo Tax State is a companion program that works with Turbo Tax.

It allows you to transfer your federal information to the state program so you do not have to fill it out again.

Second, one thing that Turbo Tax does well is that they have real people who can answer your questions.

You call the phone number and you get to talk to an Enrolled Agent who understands tax issues and the Turbo Tax software.

That was wrong; the $4,000 belonged someplace else.

I explained the problem and where the ,000 needed to go.

For example: one of the things I do is review tax returns that people have prepared for themselves before they send them to the IRS.

(I charge a fee for that but it’s much cheaper than paying me to do your taxes for you.) One year, I reviewed a woman’s return and she had put a ,000 tax credit on her return.

They messed things up so badly that the IRS computers weren’t able to accept certain returns on the normal date.