According to the Wall Street Journal, the average cost to have someone prepare your taxes was $246-143 (depending if you have itemized deductions). This may be well worth it to have an expert do it and save you the headache and hours trying to read through all the pages of instructions. Others like to do it themselves and can find do it yourself products from $8-$60. Both have their pros and cons. Here's an interesting article that discusses both sides. Here is an opinion that you should always let the pros do it.
Lets take a closer look at some of the Military Tax Software Discounts!
- Turbo Tax
- Free Federal and State if you are E1-E5