The TaxAct Professional programs are designed to allow Federal return information to flow to the state return(s). Although you can e-file a state return without e-filing the federal return, you must first complete Federal Q&A. The State Q&A interview section will prompt you for additional information specific to the state return. In order to then e-file the state return, you will need to indicate that you are paper-filing the federal return, though you will not actually mail it.
To file only the state return: