5 Questions We All Have When Filing Taxes
It’s tax time and we’re all friends here, so we can comfortably say we don’t really know what’s going on. If you’re the child of immigrant parents, chances are this is new for your parents as well, making tax season one of the most terrifying seasons of the year (sorry Halloween).
Let’s take the shame away and openly talk about all of the questions we still have about taxes.
What can we deduct?
It’s already confusing to figure out what you can and can’t deduct as an adult, but throw in other
factors like living with your parents, being one of the main breadwinners of your family, working freelance and taking a business trip… Is your head spinning yet? Because mine is. But don’t worry, the experts at H&R Block can help you deduct expenses like home office supplies, charity contributions, or education expenses.
Will I owe money?
Filing your taxes can feel like you’re gambling. Will you owe money or get a refund? If you end up owing money on your taxes, you might have to kiss your relationship goodbye… at least until after Valentine’sDay because you might not have money to buy a V-Day gift. But, if you get a refund, start planning what to buy your honey because there won’t be an excuse not to! H&R Block has an estimator that will give you an idea of how much you’ll get as a refund or owe the IRS when you file.
What if I don’t have a lot of time to spend preparing my taxes?
If you have done your taxes with your parents, you probably remember waking up hella early and prepping yourself for a full day of waiting in a lobby. You might think that’s the only way to file your taxes but thankfully H&R Block makes it super easy to file taxes on your schedule. Their offices are open early, late, and on weekends. You can even drop off your docs and a tax pro will prepare your taxes while you take care of other things on your to-do list, like go to your favorite taquería or finish binging that telenovela you started weeks ago. So get in your stretchy pants and prepare for a comfortable, hassle-free tax prep sesh.
How do I know I’m getting the refund I deserve?
Even after you file your tax return, you might have a million questions running through your head and you might even feel a little uncertain about whether or not every question was properly answered. Fear not, the experts at H&R Block are here. Every H&R Block tax pro is properly trained to find every credit and deduction you deserve. At H&R Block, you also get your own screen so you can follow along as the tax pro prepares your return. You can sleep like a baby knowing your maximum refund is guaranteed.
What if my situation is complicated?
Whether you’re married or divorced, unemployed or undocumented, H&R Block has specialists that are trained to deal with every situation no matter how complex your return may seem to you. The H&R Block pros will take as little or as long as you need to walk you through each step of the process. Plus, if you or anyone in your family prefer doing your taxes en español, H&R Block has Spanish-speaking tax pros as well! All you have to do is check their locations online and make an appointment with the pro that’s best for you.
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