Tax season is nigh. If you've been putting off your taxes, we've got a guide to get you through this annual ordeal. We took a look at both the online and desktop versions of three do-it-yourself tax prep applications: tax giants H&R Block At Home Deluxe (Windows|Mac|online) and TurboTax Deluxe (Windows|Mac|online), and the smaller Tax Act Ultimate Bundle (Windows|online).
Or, if you prefer, we've touched on some of the programs' highlights in pictures.
There are merits and disadvantages to all three apps, but TurboTax surpassed H&R Block's app in our tests. Of course, your personal preference and tax situation may lead you to a competing app, or to another solution all together.
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