Before you buy a tax software package, make sure it suits your needs -- and that you're not eligible to use free online filing programs.
Hate sitting down to do your taxes and then waiting for your refund? Take advantage of these tax apps for your smartphone and tablet to file your return in record time.
The paid programs are better and easier to use this year. Here is a comparision of the three most popular programs and their cost.
Ths IRS processes electronic returns faster. Options include tax software, an accountant or, if you meet income guidelines, a free service.
Americans who are worried during tax season -- which includes almost everyone -- are easy targets for con artists. Don't let them get you.
If your income is $58,000 or less, you can file free with tax software or at the IRS site.
Why your 1040 should cost less this year.
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