What are the best tools to do my taxes?

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    #1E-file

    E-file

    E-file is an online service which will electronically file both of your federal and state taxes in just a few minutes. This will simplify your filing process by delivering you simple and easy steps to follow. 

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Charles Taylor
    Written on January 16, 2019
    "E-File is by far the fastest and easiest way of filing your taxes online. I would highly recommend!"
  2. 15

    #2TaxAct

    TaxAct

    TaxAct is a tax preparation provider for individuals, business owners, and tax professionals, which delivers guaranteed maximum refund and deductions you deserve. 

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ai Dai
    Written on January 16, 2019
    "Very affordable price and there is also a refund option which I really like."
  3. 7

    #3H&R Block

    H&R Block

    H&R Block is a tax preparation company that offers different software and services that allow you to file your personal or business taxes easily, ensuring you get the maximum tax refund possible.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Wu Song
    Written on January 16, 2019
    "This is probably the best option for free filing, easy navigation with great import and connections."
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    #4Intuit Quickbooks

    Intuit Quickbooks

    Intuit Quickbooks is a website that creates invoices, manages your expenses and cash flow and views your profit and loss. It also allows you to easily create an invoice and keep track of it.

    Websites

    Free- varies by plan

    Carl Daniels
    Written on January 16, 2019
    "Overall, been a mostly good experience although there are some areas around non-profit accounting and customer service in general that they could improve upon."
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    #5Liberty Tax

    Liberty Tax

    Liberty Tax is a tax preparation service wherein you can get assistance from tax professionals to help you collect every deduction you are entitled to. Currently, there are more than 4,500 Liberty Tax services offices in the US and Canada. 

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Kyle Bryant
    Written on January 16, 2019
    "They should hire people that are competent. I personally feel that the person preparing my taxes was totally incompetent."
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    #6SmartAsset

    SmartAsset

    SmartAsset is a website that offers free and interactive tools help users make smarter decisions on home buying, refinance, retirement, life insurance, taxes, investing, personal loans. 

    Websites

    Free

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    #7IdentityForce

    IdentityForce

    IdentityForce is a website and offers proactive identity, privacy, and credit protection for individuals, businesses, and government agencies. The service offers early warning systems, monitoring, and recovery features.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Andrea Freeman
    Written on February 26, 2019
    "I prefer to do my taxes online, so im pretty thankful for a service that protects my personal data while typing up my private info."
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    #8H&R Block Tax Calculator

    H&R Block Tax Calculator

    H&R Block Tax Calculator is an online web tool which allows users to calculate their income tax for free in order to estimate tax refunds, as well as see the impact of tax reforms on the citizen's taxes.

    Online Tools

    Free

    Hansika Rangarajan
    Written on January 23, 2019
    "H&r block tax calculator is such a savior! I'm about to start working freelance and I got to see how's my taxes gonna be. So glad an app like this exists."
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    #9TurboTax

    TurboTax

    Turbotax is a website for online tax filing created by Intuit. It is used to estimate income tax and tax refunds. This tool helps users easily know which tax bracket you are in to help you make better financial decisions.


    Websites

    Free

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    #10FreeTaxUSA

    FreeTaxUSA

    FreeTaxUSA is an online tax preparation website founded in 2001 by a CPA and a team of professional software developers. It is owned by TaxHawk, Inc and is an authorized IRS e-file provider.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Yolanda Olivares
    Written on January 16, 2019
    "The price is one of the best in the field and the features offered are really great too."

Summary

Best What are the best tools to do my taxes
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1E-fileWebsites 16 Free
2TaxActWebsites 15 Free
3H&R BlockWebsites 7 Paid
4Intuit QuickbooksWebsites 2 Free
5Liberty TaxWebsites 0 Free
6SmartAssetWebsites 0 Free
7IdentityForceWebsites 0 Paid
8H&R Block Tax CalculatorOnline Tools 0 Free
9TurboTaxWebsites -1 Free
10FreeTaxUSAWebsites -2 Free
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