Consumer Tax Software
My opinion on the foolishness of relying on do-it-yourself tax prep software for the actual returns that will be sent to IRS and State tax agencies hasn’t changed any. However, as I mentioned on several occasions, they can be useful tools for organizing data for your personal tax professional, especially when doing trial runs before April 15, when you need to know how much, if any, to send in along with your extension.
I came across the following helpful articles.
Tax Software – What Do You Really Get in That Box? – From NATP (1/13/2006)