Preparing Your Taxes? Here's the Stress-Free Way to Do It


Jana Williams

Preparing your taxes every year can become a dizzying venture once you begin to survey the numerous options available. Every service claims to be the best—but what are the real pros and cons to each? What are the best options if you're recently married, self-employed, or own property? Finding a service isn't as cut-and-dried as finding the "best"—it's about discovering which one has the most options for you. We're taking an in-depth look at the three best-known tax filing services: TurboTax, H&R Block, and TaxAct. Every service is unique from the next, but finding the best one for you will take a little research. Depending on your unique living situation, certain options will be more favorable than others. Whether you're a tax expert or this is your first time filing, keep reading to see which service makes preparing your taxes the easiest.

Filling out taxes as a freelancer? Read our guide for everything you should know about preparing your taxes.