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TaxAct 2020 Deluxe Edition

Homeowners, deductions, credits and adjustments.

Itemized returns with donations, adjustments and more.

Multiple import options to save time

Transfer vital personal data from last year's tax return, including information required for IRS e-file. Plus, minimize errors by importing charitable donations, stocks, W-2s, and more!

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Never get stumped by a tax question. Search for the fastest answers in the Answer Center, or contact us for free account & technical support when you need it.

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TaxAct inspects your return for errors and omissions that could increase your risk of an audit, and finds valuable tax-saving opportunities you may have missed.

Turn your donations into tax savings

Donation Assistant® tracks your charitable donations and provides audit-backed values to eliminate guess work and maximize your tax deduction.

Finds all your credits & deductions

Maximize your deductions and minimize your taxes with TaxAct Deluxe. All the forms & features you need are included so you get your guaranteed maximum refund.

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Get the biggest tax breaks from your mortgage interest, investments and more. If you own a home, have investments, or made charitable donations, TaxAct Deluxe has the forms and tools for your specific tax situation.

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Tax Forms and Schedules Basic Deluxe Premier Self Employed
Form 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Form 1040ES Estimated Tax Vouchers
Form 1040V Payment Voucher
Form 1040X Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Form 1045 Application for Tentative Refund
Form 1127 Application for Extension of Time for Payment of Tax Due to Undue Hardship
Form 1310 Refund Due a Deceased Taxpayer
Form 14039 Identity Theft Affidavit
Form 2120 Multiple Support Declaration
Form 2210 Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals Estates and Trusts
Form 2210F Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Farmers and Fishermen
Form 2848 Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative
Form 4868 Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File
Form 5471 Information Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Corporations
Form 8332 Release/Revocation of Release of Claim to Exemption
Form 8379 Injured Spouse Allocation
Form 8453 Tax Transmittal for EFile
Form 8606 Nondeductible IRAs
Form 8606 Inherited Nondeductible IRAs
Form 8615 Tax For Certain Children Who Have Unearned Income
Form 8815 Exclusion of Interest From Series EE & I U.S. Savings Bonds Issued After 1989
Form 8822 Change of Address
Form 8862 Information to Claim EIC After Disallowance
Form 8863 Education Credits
Form 8888 Allocation of Refund (Including Bond Purchases)
Form 8915B Qualified 2017 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments
Form 8915B Qualified 2017 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments
Form 8915C Qualified 2018 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments
Form 8915C Qualified 2018 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments
Form 8915D Qualified 2019 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments
Form 8915D Qualified 2019 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments
Form 8915E Qualified 2020 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments
Form 8915E Qualified 2020 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments
Form 8917 Tuition and Fees Deduction
Form 8990 Limitation on Business Interest Expense Under Section 163(j)
Form 8995 Qualified Business Income Deduction Simplified Computation
Form 8995A Qualified Business Income Deduction
Form 9465 Installment Agreement Request
Form 965 Inclusion of Deferred Foreign Income Upon Transition to Participation Exemption System
Form W7 Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
Form W7 (COA) Certificate of Accuracy for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
Schedule 8812 Child Tax Credit
Schedule EIC Earned Income Credit
Schedule LEP Limited English Proficiency
Schedule R Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled
Form 1040ES Estimated Tax Vouchers For Nonresident Alien Individuals
Form 1040NR U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return
Form 1040NREZ U.S. Income Tax Return for Certain Nonresident Aliens With No Dependents
Form 1040SS U.S. Self Employment Tax Return
Form 1116 Foreign Tax Credit
Form 1116 Foreign Tax Credit for AMT
Form 2106 Employee Business Expenses
Form 2441 Child and Dependent Care Expenses
Form 2555 Foreign Earned Income
Form 3115 Application for Change in Accounting Method
Form 3468 Investment Credit
Form 3800 General Business Credit
Form 3903 Moving Expenses
Form 4136 Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels
Form 4137 Tax on Unreported Tip Income
Form 4562 Depreciation and Amortization
Form 4563 Exclusion of Income for Bona Fide Residents of American Samoa
Form 4684 Casualties and Thefts
Form 4835 Farm Rental Income and Expenses
Form 4952 Investment Interest Expense
Form 4972 Tax on Lump Sum Distributions
Form 5074 Allocation of Individual Income Tax to Guam or the CNMI
Form 5329 (Spouse) Additional Taxes on Qualified Retirement Plans
Form 5329 (Taxpayer) Additional Taxes on Qualified Retirement Plans
Form 5405 Repayment of the First Time Homebuyer Credit
Form 5695 Residential Energy Credits
Form 5884 Credit for Affected Disaster Area Employers
Form 5884A Work Opportunity Credit
Form 6198 At Risk Limitations
Form 6251 Alternative Minimum Tax
Form 6252 Installment Sale Income
Form 6478 Biofuel Producers Credit
Form 6765 Credit for Increasing Research Activities
Form 6781 Gains and Losses From Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles
Form 7202 Credits for Sick Leave and Family Leave for Certain Self Employed Individuals
Form 8283 Noncash Charitable Contributions
Form 8396 Mortgage Interest Credit
Form 8582 Passive Activity Loss Limitations
Form 8582CR Passive Activity Credit Limitations
Form 8586 Low Income Housing Credit
Form 8594 Asset Acquisition Statement Under Section 1060
Form 8609 Low Income Housing Credit Allocation and Certification
Form 8609A Annual Statement for Low Income Housing Credit
Form 8621 Return by a Shareholder of a Passive Foreign Investment Company or Qualified Electing Fund
Form 8689 Allocation of Individual Income Tax to the U.S. Virgin Islands
Form 8801 Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax
Form 8814 Parents' Election to Report Child's Interest and Dividends
Form 8820 Orphan Drug Credit
Form 8824 Like Kind Exchanges
Form 8826 Disabled Access Credit
Form 8828 Recapture of Federal Mortgage Subsidy
Form 8829 Expenses for Business Use of Your Home
Form 8833 Treaty Based Return Position Disclosure Under Section 6114 or 7701(b)
Form 8835 Renewable Electricity, Refined Coal, and Indian Coal Production Credit
Form 8839 Qualified Adoption Expenses
Form 8840 Closer Connection Exception Statement for Aliens
Form 8843 Statement for Exempt Individuals and Individuals With a Medical Condition
Form 8844 Empowerment Zone Employment Credit
Form 8845 Indian Employment Credit
Form 8846 Credit for Employer Social Security and Medicare Taxes Paid on Certain Employee Tips
Form 8853 Archer MSAs and LTC Insurance Contracts
Form 8864 Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Fuels Credit
Form 8874 New Markets Credit
Form 8880 Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions
Form 8881 Credit for Small Employer Pension Plan Startup Costs
Form 8882 Credit for Employer Provided Childcare Facilities and Services
Form 8885 (Spouse) Health Coverage Tax Credit
Form 8885 (Taxpayer) Health Coverage Tax Credit
Form 8889 (Spouse) Health Savings Accounts
Form 8889 (Taxpayer) Health Savings Accounts
Form 8896 Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Production Credit
Form 8900 Qualified Railroad Track Maintenance Credit
Form 8903 Domestic Production Activities Deduction
Form 8906 Distilled Spirits Credit
Form 8908 Energy Efficient Home Credit
Form 8910 Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit
Form 8911 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit
Form 8919 (Spouse) Uncollected Social Security and Medicare Tax on Wages
Form 8919 (Taxpayer) Uncollected Social Security and Medicare Tax on Wages
Form 8923 Mine Rescue Team Training Credit
Form 8932 Credit for Employer Differential Wage Payments
Form 8933 Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Credit
Form 8936 Qualified Plugin Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit
Form 8938 Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets
Form 8941 Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums
Form 8958 Allocation of Tax Amounts Between Certain Individuals in Community Property States
Form 8959 Additional Medicare Tax
Form 8960 Net Investment Income Tax
Form 8962 Premium Tax Credit (PTC)
Form 8997 Initial and Annual Statement of Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF) Investments
Form 982 Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness
Schedule A (Form 1040) Itemized Deductions
Schedule A (Form 1040NR) Itemized Deductions
Schedule B Interest and Ordinary Dividends
Schedule H Household Employment Taxes
Schedule J Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen
Schedule NEC (Form 1040NR) Tax on Income Not Effectively Connected With a U.S. Trade or Business
Schedule OI (Form 1040NR) Other Information
Schedule SE (Spouse) Self Employment Tax
Schedule SE (Taxpayer) Self Employment Tax
Form 4797 Sales of Business Property
Form 8949 Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets
Schedule D Capital Gains and Losses
Schedule E Supplemental Income and Loss
Schedule C Profit or Loss From Business
Schedule C Profit or Loss From Business For Statutory Employees
Schedule F Profit or Loss From Farming
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