2010 Deluxe: Advanced Import, Help & Tools
Returning users - transfer key info from last year, saving time & errors.
Turn 1,300+ commonly donated items into huge savings
Enhanced! Donation Assistant® lets you accurately track your charitable donations and, based on condition, provides you with certified resale values for over 1,300 commonly donated items - eliminating guess work and putting more cash in your wallet.
Walks you through over 35 major life changes
Did something change in your life this year? TaxACT Life Events help determine the tax implications & show how to get the biggest income tax deductions possible. Personalized tips appear as you complete your return, making your taxes fast & easy.
Multiple import options save time & reduce errors
TaxACT Import transfers vital personal data from last year's tax return, including AGI/PIN, that is required to match IRS records in order to e-file. Other time-saving import options include Stock Import, GainsKeeper Import, TradeLog Import, and W-2 Import from select payroll providers.
2,500+ essential tax tips & money-saving strategies
TaxTutor Guidance provides easy-to-follow, expert tax preparation tips and strategies, including the biggest money-saving deductions, explanations for complex tax laws changes, and pitfalls to avoid, as you move through your return.
All the free help & support you need, when you need it
Stumped by a tax question, need help with TaxACT, or looking for a specific part of your return? The new TaxACT Answer Center gives you personalized, free help. Type in your question for the fastest answers or e-mail our technical and TaxPayer Support specialists for free. Receive help via phone for a one-time fee of $7.95 for the entire 2010 tax year. Video Help Tutorials make problem solving easy.
Powerful review tools ensure accuracy & tax savings
TaxACT Alerts meticulously inspect your return for errors, omissions, and valuable tax-saving opportunities you may have missed. Joint vs. Separate report determines which filing status would give you the best tax outcome. Depreciation and disposal summaries make it easy to review all of your assets to ensure you maximize your depreciation deductions. Audit Assistant guides you through the process if you happen to be audited by the IRS.
New! TaxACT Bookmarks
Navigate your return on your terms. With TaxACT Bookmarks, simply mark & return to any question at any time.
New! Tax Glossary
Get the definitions to for over 275 tax terms, linked directly from the TaxACT interview process right when you need them.
Forms View allows you to follow where information is being entered into the tax forms as you follow TaxACT's easy interview process.
IRS Form Instructions
In-depth Form Instructions give guidance for every entry in the Tax Q&A.
Enter stock data quickly and get a summary of your investment income.
Competitor PDF Import
Used another tax product last year? Import tax data from 2009 returns prepared by other software solutions.**
The College Student Financial Aid Worksheet makes it easy to complete the FAFSA. Prepare and print a handy worksheet with the tax information you'll need for the college financial aid you seek.
Multiple refund options
Choose e-file & direct deposit to get your refund the fastest way possible. Purchase U.S. Savings Bonds in increments of $50. Or receive your refund on a prepaid MasterCard® (debit card).
Loan & Savings Calculators
Estimate payments and future values based on amounts, interest rates and time period. View and print your payment/savings schedule.
All-State Tax Planner
Makes year-end state tax planning easy. Simply answer a few state-specific questions to estimate your state taxes for 2010.
View Federal forms as PDFs as you complete the interview.
Compare to the Nation
National Averages Comparison identifies potential "hotspots" that may catch the IRS's eye and lets you know where you stand with the rest of the taxpaying public.
Automatic Update Wizard
Auto-installs the latest version of your software.
Keep your data safe - you can assign a unique password to each return you create.
Versatile Printing Options
Print multiple copies of tax returns, or print just individual forms. Print your return to a PDF formatted file to keep as a backup or take to a printer at any time.
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* The IRS only accepts E-filed returns from January - October 15th of the most recent tax season. For this reason, e-filing is no longer available for TaxACT 2010 Deluxe.
** TaxACT can import tax data from PDF files prepared by the following software solutions: TurboTax®, H&R Block At Home®, TaxSlayer, CompleteTax®, IRS Free File Fillable Forms, ezTaxReturn.com, FreeTaxUSA™, eSmart® Tax, ATX™, Lacerte®, ProSeries®.