You can get an extension to file your federal tax return, but you still have to pay your bill by May 17
There are a few easy ways to get a tax extension, which pushes your filing deadline to October 15, but you still have to pay your bill on time.
To find the best tax software, we reviewed 10 online tax preparers, including TurboTax, H&R Block, and TaxSlayer. Here's how they stack up.
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.
To find the best tax software for small business owners, we compared leading online tax services on price, accessibility, and ease of use.
TaxAct offers four tax-filing plans, including a free federal option for basic tax situations. You'll pay extra to file your state tax return.
TaxAct's overall pricing is fair, though customers should be careful to account for add-ons such as expert help and state returns.
The cost of tax filing fees with H&R Block, TurboTax, or one of the other online tax preparers can be deducted from your refund — for a price.
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Multiple online tax preparers are currently offering discounts on their tax-filing products, including H&R Block, TaxAct, TaxSlayer, and eFile.com
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A CPA recommends prioritizing state taxes over federal taxes and paying your 2019 balance before making estimated tax payments.
Filing taxes can be time consuming. If you prefer to set aside time on a weekend, you only have one chance left before the July 15 deadline.
A tax-filing issue that could have cost me $4,000 made me think twice about the advice I've been giving to other small business owners
After encountering a problem with TurboTax that wasn't easily resolved, he did his taxes again with H&R Block and got a completely different result.
If you value affordability and have a decent understanding of your tax situation, TaxAct is a good choice for filing your taxes by July 15.
Stashing tax documents (paper or digital) in a designated folder and keeping up with your investments throughout the year can help you file smoothly.
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TaxAct offers four e-filing plans — Free, Deluxe+, Premier+, and Self-Employed — ranging from $0 to $165 for federal and state returns.
A CPA says it's possible the federal deadline could get extended again, but it would lead to confusion if states don't change their due dates too.