What should I do if my professionally prepared tax return is wrong?
May 14, 2004
Subject: tax question
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004
I had my tax returns prepared by a commercial tax return preparation company this year. They didn’t include a schedule for self-employment tax and I am a self-employed independent contractor. What should I do?
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004
Go back to the tax return preparation company and ask them to prepare an amended income tax return for you at no charge. As I recall, they guarantee that they will pay any penalties you incur as a result of their preparation services. If they refuse, have another preparer do it and file to recover your expenses in small claims court. Don’t panic, it’s going to be OK.
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