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To access a current-year TaxAct account which you've already started:

  1. Go to the TaxAct homepage.
  2. Click Sign In in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Enter your Username and Password.

If you've 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:

  1. Go to the TaxAct homepage.
  2. Click 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. 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 Deluxe (Online) - This package is best served for itemized returns, homeowners, and investors. You can choose to add your state module at an additional charge once you are logged in to your account.
  • TaxAct Self Employed (Online) - This package is perfect for self-employed, contractors, and 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 Premier (Online) - This package provides a worry-free filing experience, giving everyone—even filers with complex returns—peace of mind with the TaxAct Audit Defense. State modules are an additional charge as indicated on the website.

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