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TaxAct Online Free Edition

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Developer's Description

Multiple import options to save time: 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!

All the free support you need: never get stumped by a tax question. Search for the fastest answers in the Answer Center, or contact us for free tax and technical support when you need it.

Step-by-step guidance through your return: Just answer simple questions and TaxAct will do the rest. Your return is guaranteed 100% accurate, and you'll get your maximum refund the fastest way possible with free IRS e-file.

Essential tax tips and strategies: TaxTutor Guidance provides expert tax tips and strategies as you move through your return, including money-saving deductions, simple explanations, and pitfalls to avoid.

Real-Time Refund Status: See how your entries impact your refund or amount due in real time. Your refund amount updates as you prepare your return so you can always see that you're getting your guaranteed maximum refund.

Reduce your audit risk with TaxAct Alerts: 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.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2017

Version 2017 includes tax law updates, along with numerous feature enhancements.


Release January 22, 2018
Date Added January 22, 2018
Version 2017

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Webware
Additional Requirements None


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