[Novalug] [OT] Tax Software
gruntly at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 11:33:43 EST 2010
Varol Okan wrote:
> Okay, I don't want to start a VI ves EMACS discussion here but the last
> few years I used HR block to do our taxes. But I don't want to cough up
> $600 for a simple tax return anymore. So I am considering the HR block
> SW, or Turbo tax and I am interested in which one is better.
Have you narrowed your choices down to these two? If so, read no further.
If not, or if you're someone else on the list doing your taxes,
consider online services. I've used TaxACT Online
(http://www.taxactonline.com/) for many years and I've been pleased.
Cheap, even for a complex return (this year the Federal return is
free, including e-filing, but you can generally complete both Federal
and state for under $20).
Those who object to some remote site holding their tax records (and
who, presumably, don't use credit cards or do business over the net)
will find the idea horrifying but it's worked well for me for many
> Also any idea on which one can be used through wine ( or natively ) in
> Linux ?
I gave up on that long ago. The biggies don't care about anything but
Windows and the ones that do care face lots of resistance from the
IRS. But perhaps this is changing:
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