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COVID-19 and Your Taxes

Last updated: March 22, 2020 At TaxAct, nothing is more important to us than the health and well-being of our customers, employees, and the communities in which we live and work. During this time, we encourage you to make every effort to stay as protected as possible. Rest assured, we are equipped to continue offering […]

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SurveyMonkey: Share Your Thoughts — Have Your Voice Heard

As a tax professional, you know that each season brings its own set of unique challenges and changes. Sometimes, it’s interesting to see how your fellow tax prep experts are faring this time of year, too — now you can take part and find out for yourself with this quick, two-question survey: Do you anticipate […]

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Quick Tips: Side-by-side Comparison and How to Check E-file Status

TaxAct® Professional is designed to enhance your every move as a tax preparer, aiming to make your days more productive, your practice more prosperous, and your clients ultimately more satisfied with your service. Especially at this time of year, we’d like to pass along some quick tips on how to efficiently compare customer returns and […]

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There’s Still Time — Don’t Miss Out on the Newest TaxAct Professional Software

If you haven’t locked in your software of choice this year, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered.

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Extended Support Hours for Tax Year 2019

In order to best serve all of our valued customers throughout the season, we’ve amended our TaxAct Professional support hours as follows:

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4 Tips to Stay Healthy and Productive this Tax Season

Stress is hard on your immune system. Because of that, overworked tax professionals are at a higher risk of illness during the busies time: Tax Season. Staying healthy during tax season impacts your productivity, your practice, and your bottom line. Remember to take time for the little things. They can make a significant difference. Taking […]

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Your Pre-Season Readiness Checklist

Get ahead of the upcoming tax season with the 2019 Pre-Season Readiness Checklist.

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CCPA Compliance: What You Need to Know for Tax Year 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act, also known as CCPA, will take effect beginning January 1, 2020. Signed into law in June of 2018, the act stands to impact businesses throughout California as well as those who work with consumers who live in the state — even if said businesses exist outside of state lines. Though […]

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How Can ERO Select Benefit Your Practice this Season?

If your office prepares a high volume of returns annually, you already know how costly tax prep software can be. Add in the cost of refund transfers, technical support, and a bevy of other services, and you’re looking at a potentially uncertain ability to control your cash flow throughout the year. That’s where TaxAct Professional® […]

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Reminder: Updates to System Requirements for TaxAct Professional Software

As you prepare your practice for the busy filing season ahead, it’s critical to ensure that all of your technology is up to date. This is a friendly reminder from TaxAct® Professional to check the minimum and recommended system requirements for our software at your earliest convenience. Minimum and Recommended System Requirements Beginning January 14 […]

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Take Advantage of a Smarter Start to the Season with TaxAct Professional

November is already halfway over, and if you haven’t started your end-of-year planning for the season ahead, now is the time to get started. Fortunately, TaxAct® Professional offers comprehensive tax preparation solutions for practices of all sizes, and our software for tax year 2019 is already available for download. Why Purchase Tax Preparation Software Now? […]

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Thinking of Becoming an EA or CPA? What You Need to Know

If your education and background are in accounting, your options are fairly broad when it comes to the career paths available to you. Determining your future profession depends largely on the specialty that is most appealing to you, which frequently leads to one ultimate question: Do I want to be an enrolled agent (EA) or […]

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When and Why You Should Raise Your Practice’s Rates

When it comes to increasing your rates, there are plenty of factors to consider. Did you invest in any continuing education or certifications in order to better serve your clients? Were there any changes to the complexity of tax law in the past year? Perhaps you opened or expanded a brick-and-mortar location for your practice. […]

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Follow Vital IRS Cyber Security Tips to Protect Your Practice

Data security is undeniably among a tax professional’s most important responsibilities, and the IRS continues to do its part to ensure that all practices are compliant. If you haven’t already renewed your preparer tax identification number (PTIN) for 2020, chances are that you will soon. When you do so, you’ll discover the addition of a […]

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