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The TaxAct® programs are released as early release versions and also as final versions.

Early Release Versions - Released in mid October
  • Professional Editions 1040 / 1041 / 1065 / 1120 / 1120S / 990
Early Release Versions - Released in early December
  • Free, Plus, and Premium Federal*
  • Business* 1065 / 1120 / 1120S / 990
  • Estates & Trusts 1041
Final Versions - Released in Early January
  • Free, Plus, and Premium Federal
  • Estates & Trusts 1041
  • Business 1065 / 1120 / 1120S / 990
  • TaxAct State Programs (1040, 1041, 1065, 1120, and 1120S)**
  • Professional Editions 1040 / 1041 / 1065 / 1120 / 1120S / 990

    *The preview version of this product is available online or via download.

    **The state programs begin releasing in early January and continue to release throughout the month of January. Please view our list of state release dates.

    You may download the preview version of the software programs once they are released by signing in to your account. Once you are signed in, you will need to click on Orders and Downloads.

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