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Personal Finance 2021-04-05T16:18:45Z

Jackson Hewitt review: A straightforward way to file taxes online or with a pro if you don't qualify for free filing

Jackson Hewitt offers a DIY plan for federal and state tax returns at $49, and a full-service expert option that's cheaper than some competitors.
Personal Finance 2021-04-05T16:13:13Z

How much does TaxSlayer cost? Here's how much you'll pay to prepare and file your tax return.

TaxSlayer offers four tax-filing plans, including a free federal and state option for basic tax situations.
Personal Finance 2021-04-02T20:26:07Z

Credit Karma Tax vs. TurboTax: How the online tax-filing services compare

Credit Karma Tax and TurboTax help people file income taxes quickly and accurately online. Both services are good — the biggest difference is price.
Personal Finance 2021-03-31T15:19:53Z

TurboTax vs. TaxSlayer: How the online tax-filing services compare

TurboTax is best for those who need more help — and are willing to pay a premium — while TaxSlayer is great for those who are familiar with taxes.
Personal Finance 2021-03-26T21:12:52Z

Credit Karma vs. H&R Block: How the online tax-filing services compare on cost, experience, and expert help

Even though Credit Karma Tax is free for federal and state returns, H&R Block is worth the cost in some situations. Here's how the platforms compare.
Personal Finance 2021-03-26T21:09:36Z

TaxSlayer review: A low-cost pick for experienced filers and simple tax situations

TaxSlayer is a top value pick for self-employed filers, and a good budget option for anyone else. But there are a few inconveniences to be aware of.
Personal Finance 2021-03-26T20:55:48Z

TurboTax review: Not the cheapest online tax software, but good for complex situations

TurboTax is the most expensive online filing option, but you get what you pay for: a good user experience and access to tax experts.
Personal Finance 2021-03-26T20:53:13Z

TurboTax vs. H&R Block: How the popular tax-filing services compare on cost, experience, and expert help

Both TurboTax and H&R Block have high-quality user interfaces and offer access to experts. You won't go wrong with either choice.
Personal Finance 2021-03-26T20:48:52Z

H&R Block review: An easy way to file taxes yourself or connect with a pro, and get your maximum refund

Taxes can be overwhelming and confusing, even for the well-versed. H&R Block simplifies the process without dumbing it down.
Personal Finance 2021-03-26T19:36:59Z

How much does H&R Block cost? Here's how much you'll pay to prepare and file your tax return.

H&R Block has five pricing options based on how many income streams and deductions you have, starting with a free version.
Personal Finance 2021-03-25T21:03:38Z

How to file taxes with H&R Block and TurboTax to claim the $10,200 unemployment tax break

The online tax-filing platforms have been updated to account for the American Rescue Plan's $10,200 unemployment tax break.
Personal Finance 2021-03-23T19:16:35Z

TurboTax vs. TaxAct: How the online tax-filing services compare on cost, experience, and expert help

TurboTax creates a thorough and supportive DIY tax-filing experience for a premium price. TaxAct is generally cheaper and can help you file quickly.
Personal Finance 2021-03-22T21:35:10Z

eFile review: A cheaper way to file online for people with complex situations

eFile is best for people who qualify for higher-tier products from TurboTax and H&R Block, like self-employed workers, but don't want to pay a lot.
Personal Finance 2021-03-12T21:25:36Z

Best tax software for small business owners: How TurboTax, TaxAct, and BlockAdvisors compare

To find the best tax software for small business owners, we compared leading online tax services on price, accessibility, and ease of use.
Personal Finance 2021-03-03T21:41:36Z

Military members are able to file their taxes for free — here's how

There is one service available for military that's free for everyone: rich, poor, officer, or enlisted. It's called MilTax.
Personal Finance 2021-03-02T14:30:41Z

FreeTaxUSA review: A suitable $0 option for most filers, but state returns cost extra

FreeTaxUSA offers a quality tax-prep experience, but it's missing a few nice-to-have features that are standard at higher-end competitors.
Personal Finance 2021-02-23T15:25:00Z

TaxAct review: A good middle-of-the-road option for experienced DIY filers

TaxAct's overall pricing is fair, though customers should be careful to account for add-ons such as expert help and state returns.
Personal Finance 2021-02-19T23:32:31Z

Credit Karma Tax review: A free prep service that covers almost any tax situation

Credit Karma, a well known service that monitors credit scores, offers Credit Karma Tax to help users file federal and state taxes for free.
Personal Finance 2021-02-19T19:18:01Z

How much does TurboTax cost? Here's how much you'll pay to prepare and file your tax return.

TurboTax has three do-it-yourself online packages that cost between $60 and $120 for federal returns, plus an additional $50 for state returns.
Personal Finance 2021-02-03T16:56:28Z

Filing taxes as a business owner is time-consuming, but that's not the only reason I pay a pro $350 to do it for me

Not all tax preparers are created equal. The writer once had a bad experience with a tax professional, but has since learned what to look for.
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