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Author: CABob Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121219  
Subject: Re: Tax Software Date: 12/5/2002 10:31 PM
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I pretty much echo what others have said. I have used both TurboTax and TaxCut (Kiplinger, H&R Block) in the past. Many years ago I used and liked a product which is no longer marketed which I believe was produced by the same people that are now putting out TaxAct. Like others I think the basic version of any of them will do a great job of filling out most of the more common IRS forms either by direct input or from data input in an interview format. I have generally purchased the deluxe versions for the additional "freebies" like state forms, e-filing, rebates, etc.
When they start appearing in the retail stores (they may be there now) you can generally look at the boxes to determine what is included and a comparision between the basic, deluxe, super deluxe, and business versions.
I have used TaxCut for the past 2 years and will likely use it again this year but I have no complaints with TurboTax.
You might be looking for print and internet media which does some comparisions between the different applications. They frequently appear about this time of year.

Bob
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