HR Block offers Second Look Review for only $29. Second Look Review is a service that H&R will review your 2008, 2007 or 2006 tax returns to see if there are errors or deductions that could be taken. They will review your returns even if you did them with TurboTax. This is great so you have another pair eyes looking at your returns, and it is way cheaper than a CPA.
Speaking of taxes, most freelancers and microbusiness owners like have to complete a Schedule C with a 1040 to show deductible business expenses. A great way to keep track of those expenses is to use Outright.com, a new online financial application. Outright was founded by two former Intuit employees and aims to become an easy, simple resource for self-employed people, sole proprietors, micro-businesses — anyone that files a Schedule C tax return.
Lastly if you are in New York City, I am doing a seminar on Wednesday, February 18 at New Work City. It is called “Bookkeeping for Start-ups and Freelancers“.