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TaxAct Professional® has partnered with Protection Plus

$1 Million Tax Audit Defense™ & Identity Theft Restoration

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Let the audit defense experts at Protection Plus help your clients take care of any tax notice, audit, or inquiry so you can get back to growing your business.

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Firm-Level Program

Provide Protection Plus benefits to all your clients with the Firm-Level plan option. For $10 per return and $75 per business return (Partnerships, S-Corp, C-Corp), your clients instantly gain additional peace of mind when they file with you.

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Per-Return Program

With the Per-Return program your clients have the option to add Protection Plus at a base price of $59.95. You may also use this as an opportunity to generate additional revenue for your tax business with an optional markup of up to $65.

TaxAct has partnered with Protection Plus to provide comprehensive audit assistance services and identity theft restoration services for your clients:

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$1 Million Tax Audit Defense™

Don't stress about tax notices and audits! Protection Plus gives you an entire tax audit defense department to rely on. If your client receives a tax notice, audit, or inquiry, we'll provide up to $1,000,000 in services to reach a resolution. We'll prepare a Professional Case Assessment, a polished response to the taxing authority, and provide representation before the IRS or State.

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Identity Theft Restoration

We help your clients immediately when they fall victim to identity theft. Protection Plus is here to assist with issues including unauthorized access to bank accounts, credit cards, and the like. Upon notification of an identity theft incident, your clients receive comprehensive services necessary to restore identity and prevent future incidences of identity theft.

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$2,500 guarantee*

Your clients can rest easy knowing that participating tax preparers' services are covered by our $2,500 Tax Preparation Guarantee. If a legitimate preparer error is made during the filing of a tax return, Protection Plus will reimburse your clients for the consequent taxes, penalties, or interest up to $2,500.

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Add an entire tax audit defense department to your firm today.

Example Scenario:

Your client, Daniel, received an inquiry letter from the IRS requesting more information about his Schedule A deductions. When Daniel contacted your office, you happily reminded him of his Protection Plus coverage. Daniel calls Protection Plus and his case manager resolved the matter without any additional penalties after working with him and the IRS.

Questions? Download this flyer, call Protection Plus at (866) 942-8348 or email

Protection Plus saved you 7 hours, which you instead used to file returns for over a dozen clients!

4 hours working with the IRS

2 hours preparing Daniel’s portfolio

1 hour spent with Daniel

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A data breach can cost your business $4.24 million** or more.

The solution was developed specifically for tax professionals. It provides coverage for the financial risk to your business as well as access to the industry leader in data breach response services.

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Audit and identity services provided by Tax Protection Plus. Read further details of services and requirements at Audit services may not apply to certain forms and credits. Certain tax payers may not qualify for services based on past tax audit history, residency, foreign addresses or other factors. Audit services are not insurance. Services are subject to User Agreement found on the Tax Protection Plus website.

*Subject to the terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions outlined in the Tax Reimbursement Program Terms and Conditions. $2,500 may not be available in all states.

**According to IBM's 2021 report, data breach costs rose from USD 3.86 million to USD 4.24 million, the highest average total cost in the 17-year history of this report.

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