About TaxAct Early Access

TaxAct® provides a great way for you to get a head start on your taxes. If you used TaxAct last year, you can import your data into this year’s return to save time. You can also enter preliminary tax information now to make filing even easier!

Note. An import will overwrite any previously entered data, which cannot be retrieved once it is overwritten. You will not be allowed to complete your return until filing is available. Filing and TaxAct state editions will be available in early January, and the IRS will begin processing returns in mid-January.

To download your software as soon as it's released:

  1. Sign in to your TaxAct Account.
  2. Click the Orders and Downloads tile: