From the Wires
TaxACT Puts Taxpayers First in Line for IRS E-File Processing and Maximum Refunds
Taxpayers Can E-File Their Federal and State Tax Returns Now With TaxACT
By: Marketwired .
Jan. 17, 2013 01:28 PM
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 -- Although the IRS will start processing tax returns about eight days later than usual this year, taxpayers can still prepare and e-file now with TaxACT®. TaxACT will submit all early e-filed returns as soon as the IRS begins accepting them without further action from the taxpayer.
The IRS has already released most forms early filers tend to need. "The overwhelming majority of taxpayers can prepare and e-file returns today, regardless of IRS delays," said TaxACT President JoAnn Kintzel. "Get it done now and be first in line when the IRS begins accepting returns from TaxACT and other providers on January 30."
If a return includes a form not yet available, TaxACT's notification process automatically alerts the customer when it is ready, allowing them to finish the return and e-file immediately.
The IRS processes returns and refunds on a first come, first served basis. Based on IRS-issued refund guidelines, a taxpayer who e-files on January 30 could have their refund direct deposited in early February.
Fast, affordable refund options
TaxACT offers additional convenient refund options:
After e-filing, TaxACT customers can check the status of e-filed returns and federal refunds 24/7 on a computer, mobile phone, or with TaxACT Central, a free companion app for Android and Apple devices. TaxACT also offers email and text message notifications.
Totally free tax filing plus tax and audit help for all taxpayers
All Americans can prepare, print, and e-file their 2012 federal taxes for free. No restrictions, no bait and switch. Unlike other free solutions, TaxACT Free Federal Edition includes all e-fileable IRS forms to cover simple and complex returns.
Computer and tablet users can file for free on www.taxact.com. PC users can install TaxACT from a CD or download at www.taxact.com. TaxACT is also available as a free tablet app for the iPad® and Android tablets.
TaxACT offers instant, personalized help every step of the way in the enhanced Answer Center, online at taxact.com and with Audit Assistant. Customers can also email tax and audit questions to TaxPayer Support Specialists for free answers.
Low-cost state returns
TaxACT Online Deluxe and State include TaxACT's Price Lock Guarantee. Whether you file today or on tax day, April 15, you're guaranteed the price advertised in the offer through which you registered.
(1) According to collective week end reports for taxact.com and taxactonline.com released by Hitwise during the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 tax seasons.
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