Rankings were based on number of accountants per 1,000 jobs (weight 1), number of accounting job openings per 100,000 inhabitants (weight: 0.5), affordability of tax help (weight: 1), number of returns filed per accountant (weight: 0.5), IRS refund amount per tax filer (weight: 1), percentage of paid returns (weight 0.5), and state tax preparer regulations (weight: 0.5).
Click on a state to see how it ranked among the above metrics and overall. Ranking key (1= Best State, 51= Worst State).
Best State For Tax Help:
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
- District of Columbia
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