Don't Be Afraid to Do Your Own Taxes

Last year my mother told me it was time to start doing my own taxes. I panicked at this thrust into adulthood. But, with a beer in hand, I persevered and learned two things: Freelancing and moving across the country make filing your taxes more complicated--and more expensive.

Software with strings attached. Many millennials can file their taxes free. The partners with tax software giants such as H&R Block and TurboTax to offer

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