Turbo Tax vs. H&R etc....

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Turbo Tax vs. H&R etc....

Postby Dylan1982 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:39 pm

So I was thinking that I want to do my taxes this year on my own. I just want to get the max refund possible.

-This year I claim HOH
-This I claim my son
-This year I claim school

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Postby MemberSince99 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:00 pm

Either one should do the job. I personally use H&R but Turbo Tax seems to be preferred and I'm sure either one can do what you need.

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Postby cashback » Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:44 pm

If that's all you have to claim, you should really do them yourself, not using some program.

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Postby jumbo » Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:10 pm

I have been using TurboTax for 4 years now. They seem pretty good. The Federal Taxes is free but they will charge for filing State taxes. The cost is somewhere around 29.99 (at least that what it was last year). Talked with few of my colleagues and heard that H&R charges more than TurboTax does for the same service and refund. I will be using TurboTax this year as well. The online website is very easy to use as well. Just stating what my experience was.
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Postby luvbullmarkets » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:47 am

H&R Tax Software. Does same job as Turbo Tax software at a lower price.
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Postby PhoenixDown » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:53 pm

Turbo Tax.

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Postby sakhalin » Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:59 am

I find Turbo Tax's layout easier to use.
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Postby hematino » Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:42 am

Google coupon codes, sometimes you'd be surprised. I do this for TaxSlayer and usually can file my state return for free.
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Postby Drudai » Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:53 pm

Have used H&R Block At Home last 2 years and again this year. Chase has promo in UR store until 1/31 (I think). I also get bigger discount for using each year. $3 off, which isn't much but hey it's more than last year!
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Postby LisaCampbell » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:19 am

TurboTax program helped me to complete my return, with the use of auto check system and ability to add deductions in the correct areas. This whole process made my life and my bank account much happier. Also i got the turbotax 2014 coupon from which helped me to get this awesome program within my budget.

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