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HR Block Taxcut 22 11.89%
Taxact 26 14.05%
Turbotax 90 48.65%
Not sure - I hire someone or family friend does it 19 10.27%
Old fashioned - paper, pencil, calculator 14 7.57%
I don't need to do my taxes 1 0.54%
other 16 8.65%
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Old 12-30-2015, 12:42 PM   #21
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TT. We'll use it for our return and for MIL's return (DH is guardian.)
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Old 12-30-2015, 12:46 PM   #22
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Turbo-Tax... I don't like them (due to their past marketing tactics) but they make a good product.
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Old 12-30-2015, 01:22 PM   #23
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I picked "old fashioned". But I won't use paper and pencil.

I'll add one column to my Excel spreadsheet, then enter the results into the fillable form on the IRS website.

I'll check the federal math with free online turbo tax.
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Old 12-30-2015, 01:55 PM   #24
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I'll use Turbo tax this year for the first time since I got a free premier copy from Fidelity. In the last 10+ years I've used H&R Block/TaxCut and I liked it.

I started playing around with TT yesterday and was pleased to see that it imported my H&R Block data from last year. So far so good......
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Old 12-30-2015, 01:58 PM   #25
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I have a CPA that does my taxes each year......the closest you have "I hire someone or family friend does them".......I do hire someone BUT NEVER would I have a family friend do them!
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:14 PM   #26
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The old fashioned way - but with a spreadsheet and not paper/pencil. It's probably still quite old fashioned?
Same here. I use a spreadsheet (linked within my checkbook register/spreadsheet) to figure out the numbers then enter them into the fillable pdf files before printing them out. I have been using the fillable forms for only a few years because getting the paper forms at the local libraries has become more difficult lately.
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:14 PM   #27
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TurboTax for past five years, primarily as I get a free copy. Before that used HRB TaxCut for many years (and back then preferred tax cut to TT)
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:46 PM   #28
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TurboTax here. I already bought it when Amazon had it on sale.
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:49 PM   #29
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I will continue using TurboTax to do my own tax and my kids.


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Old 12-30-2015, 05:06 PM   #30
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Turbotax, although I am not a fan of the new format, try to jump to direct input


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Old 12-30-2015, 05:32 PM   #31
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I do my 9 LLCs and my S-Corp with TurboTax Business edition. I do my personal with the TurboTax home and business.

I save a ton doing it myself. But I physically print them and mail via snail mail. Certified receipt requested.
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Old 12-30-2015, 05:42 PM   #32
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H&R Block software for the second year in a row. I have not gotten over the sliminess of the Turbo Tax management from last year.
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Old 12-30-2015, 06:21 PM   #33
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Question if y'all don't mind:
I've used TaxAct for quite a few years, but this will be my first year with Schedule C income thanks to DH's side business (although I don't think he actually made all that much $).

Should I be looking for something else for this year, or pay for the upgrade on TA?
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Old 12-30-2015, 07:00 PM   #34
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I'm hoping the TaxAct "Start for Free" includes printing it out, then I'll just mail it in.
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Turbo tax, and pay full freight just to continue with them. I am not waiting for official mutual fund forms and will send it first day I can. I am not giving the crooks a chance to get my refund.


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Old 12-31-2015, 08:05 AM   #36
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My late husband's business accountant prepares my taxes every year. I drop off a bag of documents as soon as I think all the revised 1099's are finished coming in and get back neatly prepared returns with addressed envelopes attached and cover sheets telling me where to send returns, what checks to write, arrows indicating where I sign, etc. He charges me $150 for all this and has always made himself available to answer any tax-related questions I might have.
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My late husband's business accountant prepares my taxes every year. I drop off a bag of documents as soon as I think all the revised 1099's are finished coming in and get back neatly prepared returns with addressed envelopes attached and cover sheets telling me where to send returns, what checks to write, arrows indicating where I sign, etc. He charges me $150 for all this and has always made himself available to answer any tax-related questions I might have.
You are truly fortunate to have this accountant! I hope he receives a nice Christmas present from you each year.
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Old 12-31-2015, 01:54 PM   #38
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Not thrilled with TurboTax after the stunt they pulled last year, but after a $15 discount from Costco I got the premier plus one state for $57 including tax and free shipping. Sure beats the $75 offer from Fidelity.


I still need to download a second state since we moved to another state mid-year.
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Old 12-31-2015, 02:17 PM   #39
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This is the last year that we'll have our taxes done by a pro. We've sold out last rental and our private partnership is closing as well.

With all that gone our taxes will be simple.
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I have used OLT.com for several years. Found their link on the IRS site. Less than $10 and state filing is free.
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