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Powerful & affordable tax software

For professionals who need robust tools to prepare and print an unlimited number of 2020 Federal returns, as well as time-saving, organization and accuracy tools. 1040, 1041, 1065, 1120, 1120S and 990 Editions available.

Current Year’s Software

For Previous Years Editions (2019, 2018, & 2017):
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Professional
Federal Editions

$ 150.00 /each
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State Editions sold seperately

Features & Benefits

We have helped e-file over 65 million federal returns since 2000.

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Up-to-date tax forms

All the latest forms and schedules you need are at your fingertips. Each edition sold separately.

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Client Manager & Organizers

Manage your client list and returns from one convenient, customizable location — Client Manager. Plus, quickly create customized Client Organizers to collect all the information you need.

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Imports & quick data entry

Time is money. That's why convenient import options are built into TaxAct software. Import last year's returns, stock transactions, W-2s and more.

Professional Reports

Easily track the status of your clients’ e-filed returns and generate reports by EFIN or PTIN anywhere, anytime. Access in your software (Professional Reports tab in the software) or on the go in your secure TaxAct Account on any browser.

Powerful reports and tools

Use TaxAct's handy calculators, reports and tax tools to provide clients with customized tax planning information.

Customized invoices and letters

Use versatile templates to provide your clients with professional invoices and letters.

Low-cost integrated e-filing

Smaller practices simply pay per return with automatic volume discounts. For larger practices, we offer an unlimited e-file package for both Federal and State Editions.

Simple printing & saving

Print or create PDFs of returns, documents & reports for one or multiple clients.

Customized setup options

Print or create PDFs of returns, documents & reports for one or multiple clients.


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Dedicated Support

Exclusive tax, technical & customer service help via phone and email.

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Fast, easy software updates

Choose whether or not to be automatically notified when updates are available.

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Money-Back Guarantee

If you're not completely satisfied with your TaxAct Professional software, simply return it within 30 days of receipt for a full refund. No questions asked.

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System Requirements

Please refer to the minimum and recommended system requirements for TaxAct Professional below. For the best performance, especially for users with large client lists or very complex returns, we suggest exceeding the recommended system requirements where possible.

Minimum

Operating System

Windows 8.1

Computer Processor

Intel® Core™ i3 or equivalent AMD processors

Memory

4 GB of RAM

Disk Space

600 MB per tax year

Display Resolution (in pixels)

1024x768

Web Browser

Internet Explorer 11 installed with latest updates, but does not need to be the default browser.

Internet Access

High-speed internet connection such as DSL, Cable/Broadband.

Recommended

Operating System

Windows 10

Computer Processor

Intel® Core™ i5 or equivalent AMD processors

Memory

8 GB of RAM

Disk Space

2 GB per tax year

Display Resolution (in pixels)

1920x1080 or higher

Web Browser

Internet Explorer 11 installed with latest updates, but does not need to be the default browser.

Internet Access

High-speed internet connection such as DSL, Cable/Broadband.

Additional

While TaxAct Professional may run on systems not meeting these standards, system performance will be sub-optimal.

File share and sync services (such as OneDrive and Dropbox) are not supported for data storage, backup, or sharing purposes.

We recommend having your IT resource ensure all systems you’re using are properly installed and mapped to the correct drives for all users for proper functionality prior to contacting TaxAct Support.

Microsoft no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. For the best experience and security of your data, you will need to update your system to Windows 8.1 or 10.