Articles for tag: Federal Tax Return, Tax Software Free

How to Prepare Your Own Federal Tax Return

It’s January. Your W-2 and 1099 forms will be on their way to you soon, and you can begin preparing your federal tax return. You can almost taste the refund — or perhaps you’re dreading the final payment. Or, maybe it’s the paperwork that you really dread, so you’re planning to put it off until ...

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Tax Preparer Job Explained

When I was studying for my business degree I explored several career options in the field of accounting and auditing. A job as a tax preparer seemed interesting to me because it involved a working knowledge of tax laws, general accounting procedures and different types of tax documents. Although I eventually pursued a career in ...

TaxCut Premium Preview

Everyone doing their own taxes comes up with this every year, How do I file? The standard forms & mailing, H&R; Block TaxCut or TurboTax. There really are no alternatives and I get to try my hand with the H&R; Block method of filing this year using the TaxCut Premium Federal tax program. I have ...

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5 Best Online Tax Preparation Services

Tax season is a high stress time for many tax-paying individuals. Even for the self proclaimed math proficient the pages and pages of tax code and line items make the simplest returns less than user friendly. Luckily we are past the days of paper booklets, scrap paper and calculators! The many online tax preparation services ...

Cheap and Easy Ways to File Your Federal Tax Return

With hundreds of tax preparation software programs available, it can be a challenge to find a simple solution for filing your federal tax return. You don’t have to invest in an expensive tax software program of suite of office products with some of the convenient options available. Filing your federal tax return online is the ...

Tax Preparation Tips for 2011 Tax Season

Frayed nerves are beginning to occur in Americans every where. That’s right, tax season is upon us yet again. 2010 is long past us, and it doesn’t have to haunt us into the new year with tax season approaching us. Taxes are apart of our lives on a daily basis. They can bring very stressful ...

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H&R; Block’s “TaxCut” Software: Reconsider Using it with Removable CD-R Media

Prefatory note: Don’t let my below “Foreword” discussing a (temporarily) frustrating “CD-R snafu” unduly scare you away from trying “TaxCut.” It’s entirely possible I would’ve experienced the identical, sporadic, “CD-R drive” problem if I’d instead been using the competing “TurboTax” product. Foreword (feel free to skip ahead): Not only this year but also for the ...