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TaxAct 1040 Federal Updates

Product Version Download Location
TaxAct 2017 Free Edition No Update Available
TaxAct 2017 Basic Edition 1.16
TaxAct 2017 Plus Edition 1.16
TaxAct 2017 Premium Edition No Update Available
TaxAct 2017 Freelancer Edition 1.16
TaxAct 2017 Sole Proprietor Edition 1.16
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1040 Edition 1.18
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1040 Enterprise Edition 1.18

TaxAct 1041 Federal Updates

Product Version Download Location
TaxAct 2017 Estates & Trusts Edition 1.10
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1041 Edition 1.10
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1041 Enterprise Edition 1.10

TaxAct 1065 Federal Updates

Product Version Download Location
TaxAct 2017 Business 1065 Edition 1.09
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1065 Edition 1.09
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1065 Enterprise Edition 1.09

TaxAct 1120 Federal Updates

Product Version Download Location
TaxAct 2017 Business 1120 Edition 1.10
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1120 Edition 1.10
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1120 Enterprise Edition 1.10

TaxAct 1120S Federal Updates

Product Version Download Location
TaxAct 2017 Business 1120S Edition 1.10
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1120S Edition 1.10
TaxAct 2017 Professional 1120S Enterprise Edition 1.10

TaxAct 990 Federal Updates

Product Version Download Location
TaxAct 2017 Tax-Exempt Organizations Edition 1.10
TaxAct 2017 Professional 990 Edition 1.10
TaxAct 2017 Professional 990 Enterprise Edition 1.10

TaxAct State Updates

Once you have purchased a State edition, the most recent version will always be available through your personal Download Order page. After you log in, you can download it from your list of purchased products.

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Instructions

  1. Click Download to the right of the product you wish to download.
  2. Save the file to a location you will have access to such as Downloads, My Documents or Desktop.
  3. Once the download is complete, locate your file and double-click to install the update.
  4. After the installation is complete, you can open the TaxAct program. To confirm the version number, click Help in the top toolbar and select System Information.

Security software can prevent downloads and installation, or prevent the TaxAct program from working properly after installation. You may need to temporarily disable your security software during download and installation.

If it seems nothing happened after you clicked Download, or you don't know where your browser saved the download, you can find a list of downloads using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + J in Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox. This will open the downloads location and allow you to choose the TaxAct installation file. You can also use Windows search to locate the installation file on your computer. TaxAct installation file names begin with "taXX" (where XX is the last two digits of the year).

If you click on the installation file and get an error, this could be because the download is not complete. Incomplete downloads may be due to internet connection problems. Please confirm the download is complete by checking your browser for any messages showing the progress of download. Alternatively, you can try using a different browser.