During tax season, we're all searching for the most convenient way to file our taxes. To avoid issues, we each have our own methods and tools. Having a friend who is good at filing taxes might be your secret weapon, along with property management software (TenantCloud, for instance) which offers a tax preparation report.
Hiring a tax professional or using IRS forms and performing calculations yourself - that's your choice. But don't be among the 10% of Americans who don't file taxes at all.