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Old 03-28-2016, 08:44 AM   #1
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Taxes: Form by form instead of interview?

My tax information will be no different from last year (except for the amounts).

I'm wondering if I can save time by just going directly to the forms instead of going through the interview process (e.g. Are you a blind retired train engineer, who both sold your farm and divorced your wife on a Tuesday in 2015?).

I'm using TaxACT.

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Old 03-28-2016, 09:15 AM   #2
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I do this every year. I skip the interview questions, they can be confusing.

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For the last 4 years, I have used Free File Fillable Forms (you start from and transition to another site) and have been pleased so far. The Fed return is free to efile, hence the name. I do my state tax the old paper form method via USPS, so it costs me a stamp.
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[QUOTE=Fedup;1713040]I do this every year. I skip the interview questions, they can be confusing.

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Old 03-28-2016, 12:03 PM   #5
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I do both with TA. I use the interview to double-check if I've missed anything. The last thing I want to do while doing taxes is save time as I know it will end up costing me in one way or the other.
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