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For those clients over 50 years of age, our tax professionals will help prepare your taxes for $99 and identify every opportunity for you to save money. We'll also guide you to practices that can save you even more on your taxes in years to come.  And even if  you are under 50 years of age, we still offer a competitive price starting at $149 for the cost of tax preparation.

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