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To access a current-year TaxAct account which you have already started, you may use the instructions below:
  1. Go to the TaxAct homepage.
  2. Click on Sign In in the upper right hand corner.
  3. Enter your "Username" & "Password".
If you have forgotten your username and/or password, you may use the links on the Sign In page to obtain your username or reset your password.

If you wish to start a new return for the current year, you may use the instructions below:
  1. Go to the TaxAct homepage.
  2. Simply click on any of the Start For Free buttons located below the version of TaxAct you wish to use.
We have provided information regarding each product available below:
  • TaxAct Free (Online) - Prepare one federal return for free if you qualify to use the 1040EZ or 1040A. You may also prepare the associated state return(s) at no charge with TaxAct Free (Online). You may choose to import last year's return completed using TaxAct for a nominal fee.
  • TaxAct Plus (Online) - This package is best served for itemized returns, homeowners & investors. You can choose to add your state module once you are logged in to your account. State modules are an additional charge as indicated on the website.
  • TaxAct Freelancer (Online) - This package is perfect for self-employed, contractors & freelancers. This will give you all the forms needed to file your return. State modules are an additional charge as indicated on the website.
  • TaxAct Premium (Online) - This package provides a worry-free filing experience, giving everyone—even filers with complex returns—peace of mind with TaxAct's Audit Defense. State modules are an additional charge as indicated on the website.

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