When is it worth hiring someone else to do your taxes?

Here is what to know before hiring a pro

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Getting someone else to prepare your tax return might not be cheap — so it's important determine whether the cost is really worth it
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Filing your taxes can feel like a chore, so you might be tempted to outsource the labor to a tax professional. This will save you time and potential headaches, plus having a pro do your taxes can help ensure everything in your return is accurate. 

However, getting someone else to prepare your tax return is not exactly cheap — which is why it's important to determine whether the cost is really worth it. Ultimately, it might not just be about the price, said Business Insider, but rather about doing "what you're most comfortable with."

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