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

Preview Versions - Released in the fall
  • Preparer's 1040 / 1041 / 1065 / 1120 / 1120S / 990
  • Free, Basic, Plus, and Premium Federal*
  • Business* 1065 / 1120 / 1120S / 990
  • Estates & Trusts 1041
Final Versions - Released in Early January
  • Free, Basic, Plus, and Premium Federal
  • Estates & Trusts 1041
  • Business 1065 / 1120 / 1120S / 990
  • TaxAct State Programs (1040, 1041, 1065, 1120, and 1120S)**
  • Preparer's 1040 / 1041 / 1065 / 1120 / 1120S / 990

    *The preview version of this product is available only via download. If a CD-ROM was ordered, it will be shipped once the final version has released.

    **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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