WalletHub Report: Texas is the 2nd Worst State for Tax Help
Mar 31, 2014 | 609 views | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend | print
There’s no shame in admitting it – many of us would rather pay someone to do our taxes than spend the 20+ hours the IRS estimates it takes to do our own. But much like State & Local Tax Rates, the accessibility, affordability and effectiveness of tax helps varies significantly from state to state, according to a new WalletHub report released today.

WalletHub compared the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia in terms of seven key metrics – ranging from the number of accountants per 1,000 jobs to their average workload and hourly compensation – in order to identify the geographical sweet spots for tax assistance across the country. You can find a brief overview of our findings below, including a breakdown of where Texas ranks in each of the metrics that we considered.

For the full WalletHub Tax Help Report, please visit: http://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-tax-help/2808/

Texas – 2nd Worst State for Tax Help
  • 19th – Accountants Per 1,000 Jobs
  • 43rd – Accounting Job Openings Per Capita
  • 47th – Affordability of Tax Help
  • 16th – Returns Filed Per Accountant
  • 48th – Refund Amount
  • 36th – Percentage of Paid Returns
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