Technology and Taxes: What You Need to Know

The IRS has extended the tax deadline to July 15, but that doesn’t mean you can be complacent about your taxes. Fortunately, technology has made it easier to work with your accountant and the government to file from home. Take the time to see how technology can help you get the best refund possible. 

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Using Accountants

In the age of social distancing, accountants are benefiting from advances in cloud computing and social media to work with their clients wherever they are. With the help of technology, the United CPA Association has seen accountants streamline the tax filing process and better serve their customers. Review some of the new services available with your accountant to see how they can benefit you best. 

E-Filing Options

If you aren’t working with an accountant, there are still ways to file online. Depending on your income and filing status, you may even be eligible for free e-filing. It is important to note that these services only extend to some state taxes. Pay attention to the tax laws in your state when choosing which free service meets your needs best.  

Whether you are working with an accountant or filing alone, take advantage of some of the technological advancements available. Make this tax season your easiest one yet.