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Maximize your tax deductions and credits for the best tax outcome
Transfer vital personal data from last year's tax return, including information required for IRS e-file. Plus, minimize errors by importing charitable donations, stocks, W-2s, and more!
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TaxAct inspects your return for errors and omissions that could increase your risk of an audit, and finds valuable tax-saving opportunities you may have missed.
Maximize your deductions and minimize your taxes with TaxAct Plus. All the forms & features you need are included so you get your guaranteed maximum refund.
Get the biggest tax breaks from your mortgage interest, investments and more. If you own a home, have investments, or made charitable donations, TaxAct Plus has the forms and tools for your specific tax situation.
Donation Assistant® tracks your charitable donations and provides audit-backed values to eliminate guess work and maximize your tax deduction.
Need to amend your IRS return? File Form 1040X at any time - no upsells or upgrades required.
Your federal information automatically flows into your state tax forms so you can finish and file your state return in minutes!
Your return is guaranteed 100% accurate, and you'll get your maximum refund the fastest way possible with e-file.
Navigate your return on your terms. Simply Bookmark a question to return to it at any time.
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.
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Get your biggest refund guaranteed with TaxAct on accepted federal e-filed returns.
Our accuracy guarantee is more than our word - it's backed by $100k. Because your peace of mind is priceless.
TaxAct guarantees you are completely satisfied with your TaxAct software purchase.
$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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