What tax prep software available, and can any import TaxAct or TurboTax data file formats? TIA

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 07:30:02 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-10-03 at 14:32 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 10/03/2010 01:46 PM, Lon O'Bannon III wrote:
> > Whart are the  available software packages for U.S. Fed. Personal
> > income tax prep, and which ones can import commercial file formats
> > from TaxAct, or Intuit Turbotax, etc.?  TIA.
> Good question. I doubt that you will find any to import from comercial
> packages; too much work, little/no revenue base, too short of a coding
> time. However, this might be of interest (I've not used it - but may
> give it a spin):

If any of them used Java, they could sell it cross-platform. I wonder if
wine or mono would run any of the Windows versions? Think it's likely
they use dot-net to create the apps? Ric

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..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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