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With 1 year of online return access and 6 years of PDF access, it's easy to print copies and plan for next year.
Answer simple, plain-English questions and TaxAct automatically calculates and enters your data into the appropriate tax forms.
TaxAct walks you through a broad range of business expenses to help you accurately report and maximize your deductions.
E-file for free and get notification via email and/or text as soon as your return has been processed by the IRS.
Save time and minimize data entry errors by importing key data from last year’s TaxAct return. Plus, enter data directly into forms or use quick entry methods for M-3, 4562, K-1, and Schedule L information.
Your Schedule K-1 items automatically allocate and update as business income, deductions, and credits change. Once complete, Schedule K-1 data can be imported into your 1040 TaxAct return.
Easily import your Trial Balance Reports in CSV format from accounting software. Once imported, make any necessary adjustments and TaxAct will transfer to the appropriate lines.
Personalized help is available 24/7 in the Answer Center and online. Plus, get one-on-one guidance from our tax specialists and technical experts by email and phone for free!
Capital gains can be confusing, especially as your portfolio grows, and keeping track of all your transactions can be taxing. TaxAct's Capital Gains Summary makes comparing your short and long-term brokerage statement to your tax return fast and easy.
Don't miss any valuable deductions! Easily and quickly review your current, future, and accumulated assets. Depreciation reports include fiscal and short-year calculations.
TaxAct’s list of book to tax differences helps reconcile book income for completing Schedule M-1.
Get easy-to-follow, expert tax tips and strategies, including the biggest money-saving deductions, explanations of complex tax laws changes, and pitfalls to avoid.
Steer clear of problems. TaxAct Alerts meticulously inspects your return for any errors, omissions, and valuable tax-saving opportunities you may have missed.
Get a personalized view of the forms and schedules included in your return. Easily add copies of needed documents and view your in-progress forms.
Finds possible errors resulting from incorrect entries or overlooked information by comparing this year’s return to last year's data.
TaxAct allows you to enter multiple copies of many forms.
Print individual forms or multiple copies of your return.
Effortlessly compute loan payments or the future value of savings deposits, then print amortization and accumulation schedules.
Navigate your return on your terms. Simply Bookmark a question to return to it at any time.
As you enter your federal information, TaxAct automatically calculates and enters your data into your state tax forms. Finish and file your state return in minutes!
TaxAct supports every state that requires Form 1065 Partnership income tax returns.
E-file for free and get notification via email and/or text as soon as your return has been processed by the state.
Easily view and navigate to specific forms in your return.
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Rest assured, TaxAct guarantees the calculations on your return are 100% correct.
With any TaxAct Online product your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.
Easily access and print copies of your prior returns for seven years after the filing date.
$100k Accuracy Guarantee: If you pay an IRS or state penalty or interest because of a TaxAct calculation error, we'll pay you the difference in the refund or liability up to $100,000. This guarantee applies only to errors contained in our software; it doesn't apply to errors the customer makes. It also only applies to returns that are e-filed by taxpayers preparing their own tax returns using TaxAct's Consumer 1040 products (those located at http://www.taxact.com/taxes-online). Find out more about our $100k Accuracy Guarantee here.
Maximum Refund Guarantee: If an error in our software causes you to receive a smaller refund or larger tax liability than you receive using the same data with another tax preparation product, we will pay you the difference in the refund or liability up to $100,000 and refund the applicable software fees you paid us. This guarantee only applies to returns that are e-filed by taxpayers preparing their own tax returns using our Consumer 1040 products (those located at http://www.taxact.com/taxes-online).
Satisfaction Guarantee: If you are not 100% satisfied with any TaxAct product, you may stop using the product prior to printing and/or filing your return. We are unable to refund fees after you print or e-file your return.
*TaxAct is a DIY tax software that guides users in accurately preparing their taxes by reviewing over 350 credits and deductions. Examples of specific deductions and credits don't work for all folks or in all circumstances and by themselves don't constitute legal or tax advice. Your personal tax situation may vary.
The TaxAct Online 2019 Free Edition makes free federal available for simple returns only. Not everyone has a simple return. Find out if you have a simple return and more about what the 2019 Free Edition includes here.
File free with TaxAct's Online 2019 Free Edition. Find out more about this product here. For all other products, you can start free and pay only when you file. This means you will not be charged if you decide to stop using any product prior to printing and e-filing.
*Actual prices are determined at the time of payment, print or e-file and are subject to change without notice. Add sales tax for applicable orders. Offers may end at any time and promotional offers may not be combined.
'Cost Less' comparison based on prices offered by TaxAct and TurboTax for comparable consumer online products effective on 3/12/2020.
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Depiction of refund amounts are illustrative and not based on actual customers.
Quick start options include PDF import, prior year import, and W-2 photo capture. To import your prior year return, you must either have a PDF copy of a return available or have filed your return the previous year with TaxAct. To capture your W-2 with a camera with your phone, you must be able to download and install TaxAct's mobile app and grant it the necessary camera and image privileges. To ensure accuracy, we will ask you to review any information we're able to import (either through PDF import, prior year import, or W-2 photo capture) and review it for accuracy. These quick start options save time by not requiring you to enter some of your information manually.
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