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Old 03-07-2008, 02:37 PM   #1
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Anyone seen this? Why doesn't everyone use it if its free??

http://www.hrblock.com/taxes/partner...pPartnerId=180
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Old 03-07-2008, 02:43 PM   #2
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Well, $54K AGI limit is one thing.

I'm pretty sure they're not the only ones to offer free filing for those under that limit (it might be a Federal requirement to offer free filings for lower-income individuals - I know I've seen this "free" offer elsewhere, not at HRB).

Still gotta pay $30 for state filings.

I've been using CompleteTax for four or five years, I've been happy with it. As a returning user, I think it cost me $25 for the Federal filing and $10 for the state. Very user-friendly interface.
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Old 03-07-2008, 02:45 PM   #3
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I've used this site for the last couple years. It's only free if you AGI is below $54K but is only $20 or so if it is above. Allows itimized deductions, electronic filing and walks you through everything.....

http://www.freetaxusa.com/

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Old 03-07-2008, 02:52 PM   #4
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The AGI isn't a concern for me, but obviously it is for many. I'll check out the freetaxusa site as well, thanks...
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Old 03-07-2008, 02:57 PM   #5
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I've used either H & R or TurboTax free online software the last few years. It works great, but you do have to pay for state filings.
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Old 03-07-2008, 06:09 PM   #6
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I've used the HR block free site the past two years and it has worked well. The only drawback is that there is an ad asking your to upgrade every 5-10 minutes.


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Still gotta pay $30 for state filings.
I think that depends on the state. Indiana has a free e-file through the state's department of revenue. It takes about 5 minutes to complete once you've done the federal.

 
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Old 03-07-2008, 06:17 PM   #7
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irs.gov gives several choices for free filing, AGI under 54K

 
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