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  • Lessons from Tax Day 2015: How the tax sites fared

    This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

    Written by David Jones06 May 15 06:23
  • H&R Block shifts from PCs to virtualized thin clients

    H&R Block's (HRB) virtualization project -- a CIO 100 Award winner this year -- is putting thin clients in the tax preparer's thousands of retail stores in an effort to simplify its operating environment and cut expenses. The change should also help it to better compete with chains such as Jackson Hewitt, as well as with independent tax preparers and software-only rivals such as TurboTax and Intuit (INTU).

    Written by Kim S. Nash30 July 11 03:55
  • Intuit glitch leads to mistaken mega-tax refunds

    Most U.S. residents would be happy to get a few thousand dollars back from the Internal Revenue Service at tax time. But a snafu in some Intuit software recently resulted in a number of Ohio residents receiving letters indicating that eye-popping sums were en route -- in one reported case, a cool US$200 million.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus16 March 11 06:26
  • 2nd Story Software TaxAct Deluxe

    TaxActDeluxe has been the budget tax-software option for some time now, but can it handle business taxes? The answer is yes -- but only if you don't need a heap of guidance and you can make do with limited data-import features.

    Written by Yardena Arar17 Feb. 11 01:53
  • Should you file taxes on your smartphone?

    It's almost March and that means tax day is marching relentlessly closer. As always, the major providers of tax prep software have tweaked their offerings and are competing for your business.

    Written by Bill Snyder15 Feb. 11 07:32
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