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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 12-31-2015, 05:00 PM   #41
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We use both turbotax premier and turbotax business. I think I'm probably a lifer for turbotax as I can pretty much do taxes in my sleep using this software. I also find it incredibly convenient to automatically download all the investment junk right into the tax forms from fidelity.

Once, my wife didn't trust my taxes, I suggested we have them checked by a professional. The professional said that the only way they could check the taxes was to do them. $685 later they calculated a result that was within $20 of my calculation. I've been allowed to do our taxes ever since.

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Old 12-31-2015, 05:18 PM   #42
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I have used Turbotax for years, and last year's was a real challenge. I sold a rental at a loss, had depreciation recapture, etc. It worked great for me
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I chose 'other' - my accountant does them.
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Old 12-31-2015, 06:39 PM   #44
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Once, my wife didn't trust my taxes, I suggested we have them checked by a professional. The professional said that the only way they could check the taxes was to do them. $685 later they calculated a result that was within $20 of my calculation. I've been allowed to do our taxes ever since.

Yeah, I asked a CPA about reviewing our taxes and he said the same thing. I can do data entry as well as he can. I royally messed up only twice in my life. Once I didn't get all the brokerage downloads in (there had been a merger and I missed pre-merger transactions). The next year I tried to save $$ on a second state return by doing our residence state calls in Excel. Way too many mini-worksheets and "gotchas". Fortunately, this is our last year for filing in 2 states.
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Old 01-01-2016, 10:48 AM   #45
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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.
Same here. Except I jumped over to TaxAct.
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H&R TaxCut since 98. With the exception of 05 when there was no mac version for some reason. Guess I'll stick with them.
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This poll shows why you don't need a huge sample size to get a good handle on where things stand: The percentages now are within 1-2% of where the were after 30-40 posts - at least as well as my memory allows.
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Old 01-02-2016, 07:59 AM   #48
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Using Turbotax as usual, but this year for free from Fidelity, which I found from a post here.
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