You may not be looking forward to tax season, but filing your taxes doesn't have to be difficult. Here's everything you need to know to get started!
Whether you get connected to a local RamseyTrusted pro or our national partner, you’ll have someone who’s experienced in handling taxes in your area. They have the heart of a teacher and can walk you through everything you need to know about your taxes.
This is how we connect you to a tax pro based on your specific needs.
You’ll either get connected to a local tax pro or to our national partner.
You’ll get an email with their info, and they’ll reach out to you within 24 hours.
This is the time to interview your tax pro to make sure they’re a good fit for you.
Find a RamseyTrusted tax advisor to help you.
RamseyTrusted tax pros are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) or Enrolled Agents (EAs) who know taxes like the backs of their hands.
They aren’t part-timers who swoop in just during tax season. They can help with your personal, self-employed or small-business taxes all year.
They’ve got the heart of a teacher and are mentored by our coaches to ensure they uphold our high standards of customer service.
Common Questions . . . and Answers
How is a RamseyTrusted tax pro vetted and what do they do?
A RamseyTrusted tax pro is a tax advisor who’s been vetted by the Ramsey team. They can work with you to file your taxes and can provide other tax-related services for you, your family and small business throughout the year. To earn the right to be called RamseyTrusted, tax pros must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or an Enrolled Agent (EA) and have a minimum of two years full-time experience.
A CPA is a professional who takes care of all the detailed and essential math tasks that go with running a business. They can assist with bookkeeping, payroll administration, and preparing financial documents like tax returns and profit-and-loss statements. They can also provide financial planning for individuals, families and small businesses. CPAs are licensed by states.
EAs focus more narrowly on taxes and tax issues for individuals, businesses and private entities. An EA has knowledge in tax-related subjects—like income, estate, gift, payroll and retirement taxes. They're licensed by the federal government.
Can I get more than one option for a tax pro?
Once you’ve submitted the form, we’ll connect you with one RamseyTrusted tax pro. It’s a great idea to ask them questions when you first get connected to see how the pro can help with your situation. If you decide this pro’s not the best fit for you, please reach out to our Customer Success Team so they can work on connecting you with a new pro. They’ll get back to you within one to two business days.
Why is my tax pro so far away? Is there anyone closer to me?
It’s probably because there isn’t a RamseyTrusted pro available in your area right now. If that’s the case, you’re matched with our national tax partner who’s uniquely qualified to serve the tax needs of all 50 states. And they’ve passed our vetting standards with flying colors, meaning they provide top-notch service and have the heart of a teacher.
What is the process of working with a national tax partner versus a local tax pro?
All RamseyTrusted tax pros work to make the process as seamless as possible. Your initial meeting is a great time to discuss your preferences and find out more about what you can expect.
Local pros generally make themselves available to meet in person, but if talking over the phone or a video call works better for you, just ask if that’s an option.
When working with our national tax partner, you can upload and view your documents through their secure portal. You can conveniently talk with them over the phone—and connect through video calls to go over your tax return or other important topics. They’ll also email you throughout the process to keep you up to date.
Should I use tax software to file myself or do I need a tax pro?
If you have personal or self-employed income and feel confident using tax software, you can easily file online with Ramsey SmartTax. If you have more complicated taxes, don’t want to take the time to do your own taxes, or want expert advice, then a RamseyTrusted tax advisor is for you.
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