dark blue background image


These TaxAct Professional resources are designed to help you get started with your software as well as manage and grow your practice.

Getting Started

Resources for Getting Started

We've compiled information to help make downloading, installing and using TaxAct Professional Editions easier and faster, including a setup guide and FAQs.

View Resources for Getting Started

TaxAct Product Release Dates

Preview versions of TaxAct Professional 1040, 1041, 1065, 1120S, 1120 and 990 Federal Editions are released in the fall, with final versions released in early January. State Editions are released in January as state forms are made available.

See TaxAct Product Release Dates

TaxAct Calendar

Get IRS due dates for filing tax forms and paying taxes by month, fiscal year or tax payer type.

View the TaxAct Calendar

TaxAct Professional Client Xchange User Guide

Download the User Guide to learn how to help set up your secure Client Xchange website portal, invite clients and manage files. Includes easy instructions you can provide to your clients.

Download the User Guide

Education & Learning

Useful Articles

TaxAct Professional's articles cover a range of topics — from software and tax law news, to tips for maximizing your efficiency and revenue.

Browse Useful Articles

IRS Requirements

The IRS started implementing new regulations for paid tax return preparers in tax year 2010. The rules require all paid preparers to register with the IRS and e-file if filing more than 10 individual federal returns.

See TaxAct Product Release Dates

TaxAct Professional Videos

An illustration of a video thumbnail

Learn how to optimize efficiency and maximize your revenue in TaxAct Professional Videos. Whether you've used TaxAct Professional Editions for several years or are researching your software options, our videos explain how TaxAct Professional solutions help professionals accomplish more - easier, & more affordably.

Watch TaxAct Professional Videos

Grow Your Practice

TaxAct ProAdvance logo

Looking for new ways to improve your practice's efficiency and profitability, or opportunities to expand your client services? Get ideas, expert tips and special offers on TaxAct ProAdvance, an online resource center for tax professionals.

Learn More about TaxAct ProAdvance

Avantax logo

Do more for your clients with tax-smart financial planning and wealth management.

Learn More about Avantax

TaxDome logo

Practice Management, E-signature, Client portal, DMS and more all in one place for one low cost.

Learn More about Taxdome

Republic Bank logo

Give your practice a competitive edge by offering the convenience of Republic Bank's Easy Advance and Refund Transfers. An industry leader, Republic Bank has over 15 years of experience in the e-file industry and competitive program features.

Learn More about Republic Bank

Protection Plus logo

Let Protection Plus audit experts help your client resolve any issues with the IRS and state agencies while you earn a revenue share.

Learn More about Protection Plus

Why TaxAct Professional?

More than 20,000 tax professionals and millions of individual taxpayers and business owners trust TaxAct for affordable and powerful tax preparation software solutions every year. TaxAct Professional is dedicated to helping tax professionals like you maximize efficiency, productivity and revenue.

Learn More About TaxAct Professional

A professional person sitting with folded hands

Question Icon

Helpful Links

Links to other resources for professional tax preparers.