Let me preface this discussion by saying that I am not offering tax advice, I am just commenting on my experience with the following tax preperation products.
Over the past several years I have done my own taxes using one of the online products available from Intuit, H&R Block, or TaxSlayer.com. This year I set out to find the cheapest deal I could, while confidently preparing my taxes. Since I do independent consulting work, I need to use a product that supports Schedule C and can handle self-employment taxes. I didn’t review Tax Slayer this year, but I had a good experience with it in the past. It was very cheap, using the free-file link from the IRS. Tax Slayer was not as pretty or intuitive as the other apps, but it got the job done at minimal cost. Continue reading H&R Block At Home Premium vs. TurboTax Home & Business