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Austin, TX, United States, 2010/01/28 - Tax-Compare, a comprehensive website offering detailed reviews of online tax software programs, outlines everything taxpayers need to know to file their taxes online, including important deadlines and steps for e-filing their tax returns.
In anticipation of January 15--the first day taxpayers can e-file their tax returns with the IRS— Tax-Compare.com now features a resource page that details the steps to file 2009 tax returns online. Tax-Compare.com a site that reviews 2009 tax software from popular brands TurboTax, TaxAct, H&R Block and CompleteTax.
According to the IRS, more than 95 million tax returns were filed electronically in 2009. Because e-file is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, more people are turning to online resources in order to file their taxes online. Not only is e-filing just as confidential and secure as filing traditionally, but taxpayers also receive their tax returns faster—sometimes as soon as one week. Tax-Compare.com’s new tax resource explains the other advantages of e-filing tax returns, such as increased accuracy and more flexible payment options.
The IRS estimates that 32 million taxpayers choose to efile their tax returns through their home computers last year, many of whom used the tax software products reviewed on Tax-Compare.com to e-file. All of the tax software products reviewed on the site offer free e-filing.
Although the last day to e-file 2009 tax returns on time is April 15, taxpayers can file as soon as January 15, provided they have received their W-2 forms from their employers. Tax-Compare.com provides information on e-filing, as well as reviews of the top online tax services used to quickly and easily e-file returns with the IRS. Last year, Tax-Compare helped 20,000 people find the best tax product to fit their needs.
Tax-Compare.com was created in 2008 to consolidate information on tax software products, such as differences in price, add-ons, supported forms, customer support and other relevant data. The website reviews the most current products from top tax companies. The main purpose of the site is to explain the pros and cons of each online tax software company and offer detailed reviews, allowing the reader to make an informed decision. In addition to tax software reviews and price calculator, Tax-Compare.com offers a number of tax resources, such as a 2009-2010 tax calendar, income tax checklist and business tax checklist, PDF IRS tax forms, glossary of common tax terms, and a list of common IRS tax penalties. Tax-Compare.com has recently earned an accreditation from the Better Business Bureau.
For reviews of products featured on TurboTax.com, HRBlock.com, CompleteTax.com and TaxAct.com, as well as information on free e-filing, please visit the website.