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IRS program in competition with you

March 13, 2014
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CPA Trendlines reports that the IRS program called “FreeFile” may be the reason that 769,000 tax returns are missing from the marketplace. Do-it-yourself software is taking an increasing slice of the tax preparation business.

“FreeFile is a public-private partnership between the IRS and the FreeFile Alliance LLC. The alliance is a corsortium of 14 leading tax software providers who make their products available exclusively at” FreeFile does not support any state tax returns – a bit of good news.

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Stephanie Chen commented on Apr. 5, 2014:
If you don't have a complicated financial situation its hard to beat the do-it-yourself software for the convenience and privacy. It's just an unfortunate reality :(

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