Lock In Your Discount Now

On behalf of myself and the entire TaxAct Professional Team, it would be our honor to continue being your tax preparation software of choice in Tax Year ‘20. You can pre-order your software now through 9/30/2020 to lock in a discount. Please reach out to our sales and support team at 319-536-3571 to take advantage of the savings. You can also send us an email at prosales@taxact.com. We know there are many options you can choose from, and we look forward to serving you next season and beyond.  If there is anything my team or I can do, please reach out. Sean Taylor Head of Professional Sales ...
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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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Welcome to the new TaxAct Professional Notification Center!

This new tab in the TaxAct Professional Editions has been added to help us keep you informed on the latest information tax professionals need to know. Starting in January, you can expect to see timely updates relating to IRS news, TaxAct updates, FAQs, and other relevant information to ensure you have an efficient and successful season. We'll also be adding new functionality to enable searching, filtering, and alerts for new messages in future updates. As always, we'd love your feedback. Submit your product suggestions by selecting Online --> Submit Product Feedback in your TaxAct ...
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