TaxAct® Freelancer and Premium Offerings Equipped with New Deduction Maximizer™ and Self-Employment Tax Calculator, Among Other Innovative Updates
Cedar Rapids, IA – January 3, 2018 – TaxAct has rolled out a series of enhancements to further simplify and optimize the tax-filing process for freelancers, independent contractors, and self-employed individuals, who comprise the gig economy.
"The latest updates to our custom-built e-filing solutions provide members of the gig economy with the information they need to maximize their deductions and improve their overall financial situation, not just at tax time, but all year long," said Jenna Ivanoski, Gig Economy Product Manager for TaxAct. "At TaxAct, we want to help freelancers and other members of the gig economy every step of the way to ensure they can file their taxes quickly, cost-effectively, and without confusion."
The new features, available within TaxAct® Freelancer, include:
The new TaxAct Freelancer features are also available within TaxAct® Premium. For more information, please visit https://www.taxact.com/individual-taxes/online/premium/.
"TaxAct offers personalized e-filing software that our customers can utilize to save money on taxes and take control of their financial situation, regardless of their profession or income," said Sanjay Baskaran, President of TaxAct. "We continue to update our solutions so that we can bring tax peace of mind to our customers."
TaxAct is the savvy tax-filing partner, providing everyday 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 are equipped with personalized features and forms which enable all users to quickly, accurately, and cost-effectively file their taxes, regardless of their profession or tax bracket. Business owners, freelancers, independent contractors, and other skilled professionals can confidently and seamlessly utilize TaxAct software to achieve their maximum tax refund while also benefiting from forward-looking tax planning tools that can help them save more money all year long. TaxAct customers can efficiently file and manage their taxes like a boss—on their own time, on time.
TaxAct was one of the top three visited online tax preparation destinations during the last tax season1 , and has assisted with approximately 65 million e-filed federal returns since 2000. To learn more about TaxAct, a business of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOR), visit www.taxact.com, or connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
1 According to collective week-end reports for TaxAct.com released by SimilarWeb Ltd.