Version 1.25 (1040), 1.17 (1065, 1120, 1041), 1.16 (1120-S), and 1.14 (990) Update

Version 1.25 for 1040, 1.17 for 1065, 1120, & 1041, 1.16 for 1120-S, and 1.14 for 990 are now available for TaxAct 2019 Professional Federal Editions. These updates include: Data Management Tool This tool can be used to permanently delete Clients, Logs, and Online Backup data stored online. Open the tool by navigating to Tools > Data Management Tool… By default, only practice owners have the permission enabled to use the Data Management Tool. Practice owners can assign the “User can access Data Management Tool” in the Preparer’s Permissions page to allow other users to use thi...
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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 now order your software or reach out to our sales and support team at 319-536-3571 to answer any questions you may have. 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 TaxAct Professional Sales and Support 319-...
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System Maintenance Scheduled for 09/17/2020

TaxAct will be performing scheduled maintenance on the following day: Thursday, September 17, 2019, from 12 AM - 10 AM Central Daylight Time During this time, you will not be able to access the TaxAct Professional software, Client Xchange portal, MyTaxDocs.com, or TaxAct website. Due to system upgrades Client Xchange clients will be required to set up their multi-factor authentication (MFA) again when logging in for the first time after the maintenance is completed. Thank you for your patience as we work to keep our systems ready to support you.
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Version 1.22 (1040), 1.15 (1065, 1120, 1041), 1.14 (1120-S), and 1.12 (990) Update

Version 1.22 for 1040, 1.15 for 1065, 1120, & 1041, 1.14 for 1120-S, and 1.12 for 990 are now available for TaxAct 2019 Professional Federal Editions. These updates include: Added a link on the introduction screen of the Amended Federal Return process to allow you to go directly to printing and e-filing Form 1040-X. Minor bug fixes & optimizations
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Version 1.19 (1040), 1.14 (1065, 1120, 1041), and 1.13 (1120-S) Update

Version 1.19 for 1040, 1.14 for 1065, 1120, & 1041, and 1.13 for 1120-S are now available for TaxAct 2019 Professional Federal Editions. These updates include: This update also enables the following federal forms and features that weren’t available in a prior 2019 version: Form 8915-C - Qualified 2018 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments Form 8915-D - Qualified 2019 Disaster Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments Updates to Form 2555 - Foreign Earned Income for COVID-19 relief Minor bug fixes & optimizations
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Updated Support Hours for July 14 – July 15

We know how busy you are, and this season as been hectic. As we near the end of the tax season, we encourage you to not wait until late in the day on July 15th to print or submit returns to avoid challenges you might run into. Complications can include submission issues, internet connectivity, system outages, and unexpected e-file rejections by the IRS. The TaxAct® Professional Support Center will operate on the following extended hours through the tax filing deadline. Hours are Central Time. July 14, Tuesday: 8 am – 8 pm July 15, Wednesday: 8 am – 8 pm Contact us if you need help: A...
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Client Xchange Maintenance & Update From 6 – 8 AM on 4/22/2020

TaxAct will be performing scheduled maintenance for Client Xchange on the following day: Wednesday, April 22, 2020, from 6 - 8 AM Central Time During this maintenance, your clients will not be able to access the Client Xchange portal, MyTaxDocs.com. This update includes: Client sign in now requires multi-factor authentication (MFA) by mobile phone number verification code or authentication app (such as Google Authenticator). This replaces the security questions previously asked upon account creation. Password reset will also require MFA via a verification code sent to the client's em...
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Version 1.12 (1040) 1.07 (1065, 1120, 1120-S, 1041, 990) Update

Version 1.12 for 1040 and 1.07 for 1065, 1120, 1120-S, 1041, and 990 are now available for TaxAct 2019 Professional Federal Editions. These updates include: Changes required due to the Payment & Deadline extension moving to 7/15/20 Additional changes for 1040 Form 4868 and IRA/HSA/MSA/ESA contributions Initial updates for 1120, 1120-S, 1041, & 990 Replace Form W-4 with IRS Tax Withholding Estimator TaxAct will no longer be supporting Form W-4, but will include a link to the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator to determine if the taxpayer should complete a new Form W-4, Employe...
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