TaxAct Consumer Editions are available for both Online (Over-the-Web) and Desktop (Download). We offer a number of programs and packages to fit everyone's tax filing needs. From the product pages below, you can click either Online or Download at the top of each product page (if applicable) to get the proper description of each product for each format.
The over-the-web version allows you to add multiple returns to your account; therefore, a whole family can access their returns from the same account. You will access the account and return(s) from the internet. When using the over-the-web versions, you are charged a preparation fee for the product selected at the time of printing, e-filing, or viewing a PDF copy of the return. If the product you have chosen does not fit your needs, you may be asked to upgrade. There is no additional cost to print or e-file when using the over-the-web version. State returns are available for a separate fee.
Our available Online Edition packages* for preparing your personal return(s) are:
The Federal 1040 Download version allows for multiple returns to be prepared and up to five federal returns can be electronically filed. This program is downloaded/installed on to the hard drive of the computer being used. One 1040 State Edition is included with Desktop/Download Deluxe, Premier, and Self Employed Editions. State programs must be purchased at an additional cost with the Desktop/Download Basic Edition.
The Federal Business Desktop Editions allow you to prepare and file one return. To create multiple returns under one account, you may prefer the TaxAct Business Online Editions.
Our available Desktop/Download packages* for preparing your personal return(s) are:
Our available packages* for preparing a business return are:
We also offer a program* for preparing an Estates and Trusts Return:
*The Online version is linked. You will need to click Download at the top of the product pages to view the pricing and features for that version.
**The Free Edition is only available online.
Note that any link in the information above is updated each year automatically and will take you to the most recent version of the document at the time it is accessed.