IRS Update: 2021 Tax Filing Season Begins February 12th

The IRS announced that the tax season will start on Friday, February 12, 2021, when the tax agency will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns. Note: The IRS anticipates a first week of March refund for many EITC and ACTC taxpayers if they file electronically with direct deposit and there are no issues with their tax returns. Please visit the IRS's News Release for more information.
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IRS Update: Delivery of the Second Round of Stimulus Payments

The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department will begin delivering a second round of Economic Impact Payments as part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 to millions of Americans who received the first round of payments earlier this year. Click below to read the IRS's new release. Treasury and IRS begin delivering a second round of Economic Impact Payments to millions of Americans
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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 Su...
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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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