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...and we are thinking our taxes are simple enough that we can do them this year (for 2021).

In addition to AJ's comments, it would be interesting to test this, even if not costless. The test would be to drop the dime on your accountant for this "new, simpler" year, and do your own taxes, also. Then compare your forms with your accountant's. If they substantially match, you're likely good to go.

'Course, there's one caveat worth considering, too: 2021 may be its own aberrational year, for political reasons.

Eric Hines
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