Given how complex the tax code is, it's not surprising that people mess up when filing their returns -- making mistakes that can cost you thousands of dollars. CPA Gary Craig offers these tips on how to avoid the top tax filing blunders.
Hiring a professional tax preparer to help you file your return can be a good investment. But there are several kinds of tax preparers, and a host of different ways they operate. Here's how to find the one who's right for you.