Having a large return can be fun, but it also means that you loaned the government your money interest-free for a whole year.
The only thing you must do is file together, so you can figure out what makes sense for you both individually and as a team. This is where having an accountant really proves its worth.
VITA is a program run by the IRS that connects community non-profits with tax training, then utilizes volunteers to run free, low-to-moderate income tax sites.
Nearly 80% of us would be interested in dropping out of the FT workforce to go freelance.