When Should You Hire a Tax Pro? | Your Money Briefing | WSJ

Tax software companies often promote paid tax professionals to help taxpayers file their returns.

WSJ personal-finance reporter Ashlea Ebeling joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss when spending extra money on a tax pro makes financial sense.

0:00 How much time do Americans spend on filling their taxes?
1:01 When is only using tax software enough to file your taxes?
1:45 When should you get help from a tax professional?
3:06 If a tax pro does your taxes, are they responsible for a potential audit?
4:00 What credentials should I look for in a tax pro?

Your Money Briefing
WSJ’s personal-finance podcast features the news that affects your money and what you do with it, breaking down complicated money questions from spending and saving to investing and taxes.

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