2011 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
Put more cash in your wallet! Donation Assistant® tracks your charitable donations and provides audit-backed values - eliminating guess work.
View Donation Assistant in action.
Walks you through over 35 major life changes
TaxACT Life Events determine tax implications of your life changes & help you get the biggest income tax deductions possible. Personalized life tips appear as you complete your return.
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
Never get stumped by a tax question. The enhanced TaxACT Answer Center gives you personalized, free help. Search for the fastest answers and video tutorials, or contact technical and TaxPayer Support specialists by email or phone (upon product payment) for free.
Powerful review tools ensure accuracy & tax savings
TaxACT Alerts inspect your return for errors, omissions, and tax-saving opportunities you may have missed. Joint vs. Separate report determines which filing status gives the best tax outcome. Depreciation & disposal summaries make it easy to review your assets to maximize depreciation deductions. Audit Assistant guides you through the process if you happen to be audited by the IRS.
Navigate your return on your terms. With TaxACT Bookmarks, simply mark & return to any question at any time.
Enhanced! Tax Glossary
Get the definitions to for nearly 300 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.
New! Tax Guides
Easy-to-understand explanations of tax issues related to education and retirement, including deductions and credits.
Enter stock data quickly and get a summary of your investment income.
New! Quick ConvertTM
Starting with TaxACT doesn't mean starting from scratch! Bring in info from last year's return - PDF import makes the process even faster.**
IRS Form Instructions
In-depth Form Instructions give guidance for every entry in the Federal Q&A.
Multiple refund options
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.
The College Student Financial Aid Worksheet makes it easy to complete the FAFSA. Prepare and print a worksheet with needed tax info for the financial aid you seek.
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.
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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 2011 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®.