Additional TaxAct Professional 2018 State Editions Available as of 1/23/2019

The following TaxAct Professional 2018 States have been released since our last state notification on 1/16/2019: 1040 DC TN VT 1065 CA CO FL KS KY MS ND NM 1120 AK CA CO FL KS KY ND NE ME MS 1120S AK CA CO FL KS KY ND MS NM 1041 NM See the State Program Release Dates page for the entire list of available states and anticipated release dates. If you’ve already purchased your 2018 State Edition(s), you will be able to install all available states by go...
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Scheduled Maintenance Moved to 01/25/2019

In order to get our systems ready for peak filing season, the scheduled maintenance originally planned for Tuesday, January 22 moved to: Friday, January 25, 2019, 3 AM - 7 AM CT During this time, you will not be able to access TaxAct Professional software or website. Thank you for your patience as we get our systems ready to support your successful filing season.
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Extended In-Season Support Hours

The TaxAct Professional Support Center will be operating on extended in-season hours starting Monday, January 21. All hours are in Central Standard Time. Monday - Friday: 8 am - 8 pm Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm Exceptions to these hours will be for peak season (late January/early February) and prior to the April tax filing deadline. January 26 (Saturday): 9 am - 8 pm January 27 (Sunday): 10 am - 8 pm February 2 (Saturday): 9 am - 8 pm February 3 (Sunday): 10 am - 8 pm April 13 (Saturday): 9 am - 8 pm April 14 (Sunday): 10 am - 8 pm April 15 (...
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Additional TaxAct Professional 2018 State Editions Available as of 1/16/2019

The following TaxAct Professional 2018 States are now available since our last State release notification on 01/09/2019: 1040 AL AR AZ DE HI IA LA MA ME MN MO MS MT ND NE NJ NM OH PA RI SC 1065 AR HI NE RI 1120 AR HI MT NM 1120S AR HI MT NE RI See the State Program Release Dates page for the entire list of available states and anticipated release dates. If you’ve already purchased your 2018 State Edition(s), you will be able to install all available ...
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Updated: Scheduled Maintenance for 01/17/2019 and 01/22/2019

In order to get our systems ready for peak filing season, TaxAct will be performing scheduled maintenance on the following days and times: Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 4 AM - 6 AM CT Tuesday, January 22, 2019, early morning – time to be determined During these times, you will not be able to access TaxAct Professional software or website. Watch for an update regarding next Tuesday's scheduled maintenance. Thank you for your patience as we get our systems ready to support your successful filing season.
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TaxAct 2018 Professional Editions Version 1.01 Update

Version 1.01 is now available for all TaxAct 2018 Professional Federal Editions. This update includes: E-filing for the following 1065 Federal 1120 Federal 1120S Federal Printing for the following main forms 1120 Federal Note: Not all federal forms are finalized and/or approved, so not all returns can be printed or filed at this time. Minor bug fixes With Version 1.01, you will be required to have the latest update installed for all federal and state returns prior to e-filing. For more information on this change, view the notification from 1/14 titled N...
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New Requirement: Must Have Latest Version to e-file Returns

Starting with version 1.01 of all TaxAct Professional Editions (available on 1/15/2019), you will be required to update your federal and state software to the most current version prior to e-filing returns. This ensures returns are e-filed with accurate calculations and meet all compliance requirements. When selecting which federal and/or state returns to e-file, you will be prompted if any require an update before continuing. For more information on how to access updates, view this Help Topic. If you need assistance with updating your software, please contact our Professional Support...
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IRS Announces Filing Season Open Dates

The IRS has announced the filing season will officially open on Monday, January 28. At that time, the IRS will start processing all submitted returns and providing acknowledgements. We will begin Controlled Launch testing with the IRS today and continue over the next two weeks. This involves sending batches of submitted e-filed returns for processing.  We cannot guarantee which returns will be sent, however if your e-filed returns fall into this testing, you will see acknowledgements for those returns.
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TaxAct Professional 2018 State Editions Begin Releasing

TaxAct Professional 2018 State Editions have started releasing with more available soon (see the State Program Release Dates page for the entire list of available states and anticipated release dates). The following TaxAct Professional 2018 States are now available: 1040 CA CT CO GA ID IL IN KS KY MD MI NC NY OK OR UT VA 1065 / 1120 / 1120S DC ID If you've already purchased your 2018 State Edition(s), you will be able to install all available states by going to the Online --> Install State menu option. From t...
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TaxAct 2018 Professional Editions Version 1.0 Update

Version 1.0 is now available for all TaxAct 2018 Professional Federal Editions This updated includes: E-filing for the following: 1040 Federal Note: The IRS has not yet announced when they will open for tax year 2018. Any returns submitted will be held until the IRS starts processing. Printing for the following main forms: 1040 Federal 1065 Federal 1120S Federal 1041 Federal 990 Federal Note: Not all federal forms are finalized and/or approved, so not all returns can be printed or filed at this time. Notification Center Banner When there are ...
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