10 Tips for Boosting Your Tax Refund

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Author's Note: 10 Tips for Boosting Your Tax Refund

If you don't want to do your taxes, I suggest hiring an expert. They live for this stuff. I remember back in the day when I figured out my taxes all by myself. All I did was use the 1040EZ form and in a few weeks, I had a refund check. These days, I use an accountant. His name is Mike. I give him my expenses, deductions and income, and he prepares my taxes. It's the best $250 I spend each year, except for the one year I owed big time, but that was my fault (he said).

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