Self-directed Services

Tax Preparation, Health Insurance and Identity Theft Help

Do-it-yourself tAX PREP

At Karen McCollum, CPA PC we know that some people really don't need the services of a Certified Public Accountant to prepare their taxes, an insurance agent to find health insurance or even an expensive service to reclaim their identity. We also know finding the right service can be difficult. For that reason, we'll share with you the services we trust from the same company we rely on to provide CPA's with tax software.

There are times to go it alone and times not to. As far as taxes go, a person with a Schedule C for self-employment, for example, should use a tax professional. Once you itemize or report stock transactions, things get a little more difficult. Stick with a reputable CPA or tax preparer. When it's just not that detailed, and if you want to try to it yourself (with a little help from a great software company) we're sure you can do it. Trust the link here ... WE DO!

HEalth insurance

It is the responsibility of a tax service to verify that all taxpayers are Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant. Buying health insurance has changed in keeping with the laws of the ACA. Drake Health has everything at your fingertips to help you and your family with health insurance options. With calculators to determine subsidy possibilities and experts at the ready to make the most of your healthcare dollars, we at Karen McCollum, CPA PC highly recommend you follow these links to shop and learn about your choices.

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A breach in security opens millions to potential identity theft and fraud. The IRS has seen a huge upswing in the number of people who, through no fault of their own, have had their ID stolen and false returns filed. It's a headache. For most, it doesn't end with false returns. Credit card fraud and hits to credit reports are time-consuming and worrisome to fix.

Already when clients prepare their taxes through Karen McCollum CPA, they can sign up for audit protection and ID theft restoration. It's an important thing to offer our clients because we know how important protecting our clients is.  Even if you choose not to have our firm prepare your taxes, you can still protect yourself, all for just $74.95. Sign up at ProtectionPlus Audit Assistance.