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Based on what you enter in the State of Residence section of the Basic Info Q&A, you will be prompted to add a specific state program. After you complete the Federal Q&A section, TaxAct will prompt you to order and install that state program. At that time, you can choose a different or additional state by clicking Add State under the State option on the left.

To add or remove a state return:

  1. Sign in to your TaxAct Online return, click State, then click Continue.
  2. If you have multiple states in your return, click No until you reach the state you wish to delete.
  3. Click the Delete State link, then click OK to confirm.
To purchase a state program:

  1. Start your TaxAct Desktop program, click Return in the top menu.
  2. Click State, then click Add/Remove State.
  3. Click Order State.
  4. A web page will open. Click Add to Cart
  5. Choose the state you wish to purchase, then click Continue.

To install a state program you have already purchased:

  1. Start your TaxAct Desktop program, click Return in the top menu.
  2. Click State, then click Add/Remove State.
  3. Click Install State.
  4. Click Download. (If you have previously downloaded the program, click Manual Install instead.)

To add or remove a state program already installed:

  1. Start your TaxAct Desktop program, click Return in the top menu.
  2. Click State, then click Add/Remove State
  3. Check (or uncheck) the state, then click OK at the bottom of the dialog box.

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