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TaxAct Mobile Tour Comes to Dallas, Miami & Houston

Brand Celebrates Local Freelancers and Entrepreneurs with Pop-Up Events and an Offer for Free Tax-Filing

Cedar Rapids, IA – February 5, 2018 – The 2018 TaxAct Mobile Tour will stop in Dallas, Miami and Houston, inviting all freelancers, entrepreneurs, side-hustlers and other members of the gig economy to come out for a day of celebration, including inspirational talks from local influencers, live music, free coffee, food trucks, giveaways and more. TaxAct will also provide helpful tax tips for all those filing a 1099 this year, and give attendees a voucher for free e-filing with TaxAct solutions.

The TaxAct Mobile Tour schedule of pop-up events, which are free and open to the public, is as follows:

  • Dallas

February 17, The Bomb Factory parking lot (2713 Canton St.), 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.—Attendees can check out TaxAct's new mobile app while sipping free specialty coffee and sampling offerings from local food trucks. Guest speakers include Brittani Rettig, owner of the GRIT Fitness studio in Dallas, and local photographer Amy Karp. Attendees can also enjoy musical entertainment from DJ Rocko, and sign up for a free workout with Ms. Rettig. More information:

  • Miami

February 24, The Thrifter Market (2250 NW 2nd Ave.), 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.—Members of the public can stop by a pop-up event celebrating freelancers, with free specialty coffee, dishes from local food trucks, and demonstrations of TaxAct's new mobile app on offer. Attendees will also be treated to musical entertainment from Eyal Agai of Slap & Tickle Miami, and a talk by guest speaker Sarah Akiba, a life and fashion stylist from Paris who is based in Miami. More information:

  • Houston

March 10, The Market at Sawyer Yards (1502 Sawyer St.), 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.—TaxAct will provide free specialty coffee, food truck grub, and demonstrations of its new mobile app for attendees, as well as live music from the Grifters & Shills, a Houston band. Local entrepreneurs and gig economy members will also speak. More information:

"We celebrate entrepreneurs and proud members of the gig economy all over America," said Sanjay Baskaran, President of TaxAct. "The fun pop-up events on our tour will reward entrepreneurs and gig economy members for their hard work, and provide the opportunity to electronically file their taxes with us for free."

About TaxAct

TaxAct is the savvy tax-filing partner, providing hardworking Americans with affordable digital and downloadable tax management software to successfully navigate the U.S. Tax Code and improve their overall financial well-being. TaxAct's products enable all users, regardless of profession or tax bracket, to quickly, accurately, and cost-effectively file their taxes—and find ways to save money in all areas of their financial lives. To learn more about TaxAct, a business of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOR), visit, or connect with us on FacebookLinkedIn, and  Twitter.