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Our tax situation is getting increasingly complicated, and I'm wondering how to find a good tax advisor. I have a simple goal: to pay as little taxes as possible while staying out of jail. We already do the obvious stuff like fully funding 401Ks (including a self-employed 401K for DW), etc.

The accountant types I've been talking with so far are very technical, and are probably good at doing 1040s, but I need "strategic" advice like whether it's better for self-employed DW to incorporate or not, etc. They tend to be unhelpful in these situations.

The one financial planner I talked to wanted to sell a bunch of insurance packages - feh!

So, how does one find a good tax advisor?

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