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TaxAct 2021 Business 1065 Edition

Easy Guidance & Tools for Partnership & Multi-Member LLC Tax Returns

Maximize your deductions and save time with various imports & reports

Answer easy interview questions, let TaxAct do the rest for you

Answer simple, plain-English questions and TaxAct automatically calculates and enters your data into the appropriate tax forms.

Step-by-step guidance to maximize business deductions

TaxAct walks you through a broad range of business expenses to help you accurately report and maximize your deductions.

Free IRS e-file for fast, accurate return filing & confirmation

E-file for free and get notification via email and/or text as soon as your return has been processed by the IRS.

Import last year’s return & fast data entry tools

Save time and minimize data entry errors by importing key data from last year’s TaxAct return. Plus, enter data directly into forms or use quick entry methods for M-3, 4562, K-1, and Schedule L information.

Automatic partner/shareholder allocation

Your Schedule K-1 items automatically allocate and update as business income, deductions, and credits change. Once complete, Schedule K-1 data can be imported into your 1040 TaxAct return.

Accounting Records Import

Easily import your Trial Balance Reports in CSV format from accounting software. Once imported, make any necessary adjustments and TaxAct will transfer to the appropriate lines.

Unlimited free support

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.

Capital Gains Summary

Capital gains can be confusing, especially as your portfolio grows, and keeping track of all your transactions can be taxing. TaxAct's Capital Gains Summary makes comparing your short and long-term brokerage statement to your tax return fast and easy.

Depreciation and Disposal Summaries

Don't miss any valuable deductions! Easily and quickly review your current, future, and accumulated assets. Depreciation reports include fiscal and short-year calculations.

Reconciliation of income

TaxAct’s list of book to tax differences helps reconcile book income for completing Schedule M-1.

TaxTutor Guidance

Get easy-to-follow, expert tax tips and strategies, including the biggest money-saving deductions, explanations of complex tax laws changes, and pitfalls to avoid.

TaxAct Alerts

Steer clear of problems. TaxAct Alerts meticulously inspects your return for any errors, omissions, and valuable tax-saving opportunities you may have missed.

My Forms

Easily view and navigate to specific forms in your return.

Prior Year Comparison Report

Finds possible errors resulting from incorrect entries or overlooked information by comparing this year’s return to last year's data.

Multiple occurrences of supporting forms

TaxAct allows you to enter multiple copies of many forms.

Custom return printing

Print individual forms or multiple copies of your return.

Loan & savings calculators

Effortlessly compute loan payments or the future value of savings deposits, then print amortization and accumulation schedules.

Bookmarks

Navigate your return on your terms. Simply Bookmark a question to return to it at any time.

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Maximum Refund Guarantee: If an error in our software causes you to receive a smaller refund or larger tax liability than you receive using the same data with another tax preparation product, we will pay you the difference in the refund or liability up to $100,000 and refund the applicable software fees you paid us. Find out more about our Maximum Refund Guarantee.

$100k Accuracy Guarantee: If you pay an IRS or state penalty or interest because of a TaxAct calculation error, we'll pay you the difference in the refund or liability up to $100,000. This guarantee applies only to errors contained in our consumer prepared tax return software; it doesn't apply to errors the customer makes.  Find out more about our $100k Accuracy Guarantee.

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Deduction Maximizer: TaxAct's Deduction Maximizer guides you step by step through the process of completing your return in a way that helps you uncover additional tax advantages and helps you maximize your deductions by checking dozens of additional deductions we know from experience folks don't think to look for. Each deduction you claim may reduce the amount of tax you owe, resulting in a lower IRS bill overall.

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My TaxPlan™: Your customized My TaxPlan features potential refund-growing opportunities and easy-to-follow instructions based on information you provide for your current tax return. Refund boost claimed in advertising calculated using recent IRS statistics and trade press regarding contributions to retirement accounts. We will highlight other potential savings, too, so your refund boost could be bigger.

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Return Import: TaxAct can import the data you filed last year with us or your return from PDF files of 1040 returns prepared by many but not all tax prep software solutions.

Quick Start Options: Quick start options include PDF import, prior year import, and W-2 photo capture. To import your prior year return, you must either have a PDF copy of a return available or have filed your return the previous year with TaxAct. To capture your W-2 with a camera with your phone, you must be able to download and install TaxAct's mobile app and grant it the necessary camera and image privileges. To ensure accuracy, we will ask you to review any information we're able to import (either through PDF import, prior year import, or W-2 photo capture) and review it for accuracy. These quick start options save time by not requiring you to enter some of your information manually.

Most Popular: TaxAct Deluxe is our most popular product among our online customers with more complex tax situations.

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