• No more TurboTax in IRS Free File

    From Stan Brown@21:1/5 to All on Thu Dec 16 19:37:22 2021
    Text of an email I received today:

    "With the IRS Free File program surpassing its founding goals of e-
    file and tax preparation, Intuit has elected not to renew its
    participation in the Free File Program for the upcoming tax season.
    This decision will allow us to focus on further innovation and to
    continue exploring how to best serve the complete financial health of
    all Americans through our products and services. Learn more.

    "In the past, you have used TurboTax through the Free File program to
    prepare and file your taxes. Although Intuit is no longer
    participating in the program, if your Adjusted Gross Income is
    $73,000 or less, you may still qualify for other IRS Free File Offers
    at www.IRS.Gov."

    It's a pity: I found the IRS Free File version of TurboTax for 2020
    taxes much better than H&R Block, which I paid for in one year, and
    Credit Karma, which I used for 2 years.

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    Stan Brown, Tehachapi, California, USA https://BrownMath.com/
    https://OakRoadSystems.com/
    Shikata ga nai...

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  • From Bob Sandler@21:1/5 to All on Fri Dec 17 12:30:52 2021
    Text of an email I received today:

    "With the IRS Free File program surpassing its founding goals of e-
    file and tax preparation, Intuit has elected not to renew its
    participation in the Free File Program for the upcoming tax season.
    This decision will allow us to focus on further innovation and to
    continue exploring how to best serve the complete financial health of
    all Americans through our products and services. Learn more.

    "In the past, you have used TurboTax through the Free File program to
    prepare and file your taxes. Although Intuit is no longer
    participating in the program, if your Adjusted Gross Income is
    $73,000 or less, you may still qualify for other IRS Free File Offers
    at www.IRS.Gov."

    It's a pity: I found the IRS Free File version of TurboTax for 2020
    taxes much better than H&R Block, which I paid for in one year, and
    Credit Karma, which I used for 2 years.

    If your tax return is VERY simple you could use TurboTax
    Online Free Edition on the TurboTax web site. But, while it
    doesn't have an income limit, it has a lot more restrictions
    than the IRS Free File version. If you need Form 5695, which
    you asked about a few weeks ago, or anything on Schedules 1,
    2, 3, A, B, C, D, or E, you can't use Free Edition.

    Bob Sandler

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    << The foregoing was not intended or written to be used, >>
    << nor can it used, for the purpose of avoiding penalties >>
    << that may be imposed upon the taxpayer. >>
    << >>
    << The Charter and the Guidelines for submitting posts >>
    << to this newsgroup as well as our anti-spamming policy >>
    << are at www.asktax.org. >>
    << Copyright (2011) - All rights reserved. >>
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