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It's been said that there are only two things you can count on in life; Death and Taxes. Calculating the amount of income tax you owe every April can be an arduous task. Reading the forms, putting in the correct numbers, looking for deductions, double-checking your math; it can be a very time-consuming and frustrating experience.

Get Your Taxes Done With TurboTax Today! Fortunately, there are options. You can pay an accountant a large fee to do your taxes for you. Or, as millions of people have discovered, you can use tax software to do your taxes on your computer - quickly, easily, and for a fraction of the cost of a tax preparer. Plus, you can electronically file your income tax directly to the IRS and receive your refund in as little as 7-10 days!

There are many factors you should consider when looking at tax software. Some of these include:

  • Selection.  Are you single, living in an apartment with no kids? Married, in a home with children, Own a small business? You want to make sure the tax software you select meets your needs.
  • Convenience.  Do you want an easy-to-use, step-by-step tax software tutorial to guide you through the tax process? Or do you want to get right into the forms, and fill in the blanks yourself?
  • Cost.  What is the cost of the tax software, compared with similar products?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best tax software available today. We hope these reviews help you complete your taxes quickly and easily!

2016

Tax Software Reviews

5 stars
TurboTax

TURBOTAXTopConsumerReviews.com Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award

TurboTax is the premier tax software product on the market. With step-by-step instructions presented in a question and answer format, TurboTax can easily be used by anyone from the novice to the expert tax preparer. And with four different products to choose from, you are sure to find one that fits you best.
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4.5 stars
eSmart Tax

ESMART TAX

eSmart, created by the tax experts at Liberty Tax, is a great online option for your tax filing needs. Their three different products are designed to meet the needs of anyone’s tax situation. Support, affordable pricing, step-by-step guidance and post year uploads make eSmart an excellent choice. Read More... Visit
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4.5 stars
H&R Block

H&R BLOCK

H&R Block's personal tax preparation software is a great value. The simple navigation makes it easy for the novice tax preparer to use. H&R Block offers online and cd-rom versions of the product with great price breaks and packaged offers Read More... Visit
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4 stars
Complete Tax

COMPLETE TAX

Complete Tax offers online State and Federal tax preparation service. This is no-frills tax software that is not necessarily designed for the novice tax preparer.
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3.5 stars
Tax Brain

TAX BRAIN

Tax Brain offers online tax preparation for more experienced tax preparers. Federal and State forms are available starting at $19.95. This is a good service for filers looking for a quick refund as it comes with a loan option.
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3 stars
Tax Simple

TAX SIMPLE

Tax Simple offers an inexpensive and easy way to complete your Federal and State Tax returns. With simple questions that will walk you through your tax situation, Tax Simple completes all the necessary forms for a quick and easy return process. Read More... Visit
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How to File a Tax Extension Online

Here's how: Use your tax software to get a tax extension If you use or plan to use tax software, see if it supports Form 4868 (most do). You can simply follow the program's instructions and see how to file a tax extension online that way. Head to the ...

Published:  Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:49:00 GMT



Email scam claims to be from tax software companies

Tax practitioners should watch out for an email scam that pretends to be from tax software providers and tries to trick recipients into clicking on a bogus link, Washington Department of Revenue staff said. The email scam is the latest in a series of ...

Published:  Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:13:00 GMT



Get Tax software program on-line providers to file the taxes

Over the years, the process of taxation was managed by accountants and bookkeepers who operated the manual process of filing the tax returns. Today the process of tax return has become simplified because the software is automated product that performs most ...

Published:  Thu, 18 Aug 2016 03:39:00 GMT



State: Malicious code lurks in official-looking tax software updates

The state is warning tax preparers of an email scam that steals customer data. The scam pretends to be a notice for an important update for tax preparation software. The link and software download seems legit - but once the employee runs the "update ...

Published:  Mon, 22 Aug 2016 02:20:00 GMT



Healthcare And Materials Push Stocks Down, Oil Sinks 3%

Intuit's stock was down 3.6% as the maker of turbo tax software offered lower than expected guidance for its fiscal first quarter. The company forecasted earnings of 1 cent to 3 cents a share and revenue of $740 million to $760 million for the current ...

Published:  Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:10:00 GMT



What You Need To Know About Schedule A

The standard deductions in 2016 are: Single- $6,300 Married Filing Jointly- $12,600 Married Filing Single- $6,300 Head of Household- $9,300 Surviving Spouse- $12,600 In reality, that's an incredibly easy decision and your tax software will typically take ...

Published:  Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:14:00 GMT



2016 Review of Drake Documents

Because of the seamless integration, users can easily save and manage documents directly from the tax software interface, or access the product separately through a product shortcut. Users can quickly create this product integration by clicking on the ...

Published:  Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:00:00 GMT



Intuit Lengthens Its Reach Into Global Markets

Intuit booked revenue of $754 million in the fourth quarter along with an operating loss of $56 million. Both numbers slightly exceeded the company's guidance issued last quarter. Full-year revenue of $4.7 billion marked a 12% increase over 2015. Operating ...

Published:  Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:41:00 GMT



Taxes always are a hot topic for scams, and here's the latest

Tax pros are being targeted by this scam. Tax professionals who receive emails that appear to be from tax software companies should review them carefully, because some are fraudulent and sent by impostors seeking access to professionals' data. The emails ...

Published:  Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:43:00 GMT



H&R Block Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in approximately 12,000 company-owned and franchise retail tax offices worldwide, and through H&R Block tax software products. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and ...

Published:  Fri, 26 Aug 2016 04:28:00 GMT



 

 

 

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