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2nd A friendly alternative to TurboTax?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by plodder, Feb 8, 2013.

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  1. plodder

    plodder Member

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    Recent posts have revealed that Intuit, the parent company to TuboTax is not on our side. I have used their product for a number of years but I will not sleep well at night if I use them again this year. Does anybody have good information on RTKBA & 2nd A friendly alternatives to an on line tax prep service? Better yet, one that would allow for a seamless transition from TurboTax?
     
  2. silversport

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    I am looking for an answer to this as well...I sent them an email asking if it is true and after a week I have not received an answer...I have used Turbo Tax for almost 10 years and been very pleased with the results but I don't agree with their reported stance on the 2nd Amendment.

    Bill
     
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    Taxslayer? Haven't heard any complaints about them being anti...
     
  4. Bubbles

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    TaxAct is a good one, no anti-2A policies as far as I know.
     
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    Freetaxusa.com? I've been using them for years
     
  7. silversport

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    thanks for the alternatives...

    Bill
     
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    I have been using H&R Block software for several years now. It works well. I honestly don't know if they're on record as being anti like Intuit. I admit :eek: to using Quicken from Intuit, but there's no viable option IMHO.
     
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    Tax act works well
     
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    I've used "tax act" for many years and have been very happy with it.

    https://www.taxact.com/online/free-...ch=&gclid=COytxve9qbUCFQWonQodwikA3w&mpch=ads
     
  12. JAshley73

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    You could always use an accountant...
     
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    Not only are you supporting the local little guy, you can ask them what their 2A view is and if you like the answer, you can use their fee is a deduction on next years taxes.
     
  14. UnderTheGun

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    I'm a 2A CPA so I definitely agree with this. A lot of our clients are 2A supporters and many are LEO, gives us something else to talk about other than their personal/business taxes and accounting.
     
  15. Shinbone

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    I'm looking at using Taxact. Is it totally free? They seem to imply that it is.
     
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    ^^^^^

    Also, you might find a new 2A/shooting buddy... strength in numbers.
     
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    Another benefit is that you might find a new 2A/shooting buddy.

    There is strength in numbers.
     
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    I tried tax act before and after filing it wouldn't allow us to open and view the forms any longer. Did they fix that?
     
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    My wife keeps excellent financial records, has and MBA with additional training in accounting, and took the H&R Block training -- but keeping up with all the changes every year was a pain, so we went to H&R Block to save headaches. The accountant assigned to us quit and opened her own business, so we went with her. Now doing our taxes is actually a pleasurable experience. Once a year we go to visit a friend, have a pleasant chat, and while we do the taxes get taken care of painlessly. We lucked out. Perhaps you might as well
     
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    This is true. I've come across some great deals on guns and other gun items and was able to get a ride along with Texas DPS. Two or our clients are Texas Rangers so that's kind of cool.
     
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    My wife works (and carries) at H&R Block.
     
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    I have used a CPA for over a decade.
     
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    I got an answer back from TurboTax/Intuit reference this claim...they say it "...isn't a value judgement as to the nature of the business but an assessment of risk profile and other businesses fall under this..."

    I don't fine this particularly anti-gun or anti Second Amendment but certainly not pro either of those...

    Bill
     
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    I use Turbo Tax Cindy, AKA my sister. Years ago as things became more and more complicated for my wife and I we just turned everything over to my sister Cindy and I thank God for that girl. :)

    Yes, she is a financial type as in CPA with her masters in accounting. She also knows and keeps well abreast of tax codes and changes.

    Ron
     
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    H&R Block. I quit using Turbo Tax about 5 years ago.

    I do use Quicken but I can export Quicken checkbook file to a format that will be imported into Block flawlessly.

    I don't like Intuit products but haven't found a satisfactory alternative to Quicken yet.
     
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