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Tax Tips & News: Tax Software

The True Cost of Do-It-Yourself Taxes

4 minutes read

The Average DIY Taxpayer Lost b/w $347-$841

Fellow tax professional Dave Ramsey recently preformed a survey of 2000 taxpayers; about half of who prepared their own returns, and the other half who had them prepared professionally. This is what he found:

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DIY Tax Software

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Are you thinking of doing your own taxes?

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TurboTax/Intuit V.P. Acknowledges Program Miscalculations

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Thanks to the efforts of Mr. Charles Freret, the following fax was sent by the Vice President of TurboTax.  If you are a taxpayer that has used Turbotax and filed with a 1099R for tax years 2007, 2008 or 2009, you should contact Mr. Meighan via fax at 858-408-2714

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Exclusive Interview With TurboTax Whistle Blower

13 minutes read

Last week, I did a blog post about Mr. Charles Freret who went on a one-man crusade to expose a flaw in the popular do-it-yourself tax program: Intuit’s TurboTax.  You can read that article & post here.   After Mr. Freret read the aforementioned post, he contacted R&G Brenner and agreed to sit down for an exclusive interview.  Mr. Freret’s story of persistence to discover the truth is incredible.  What he uncovered along his journey is TurboTax is miscalculating tax returns on a large scale....

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Happy April 15th! Last Minute Tax Tips

2 minutes read

Well tax day is finally here!  It’s been a rough year for all american taxpayers due to the economic crises; including the employees and associates of R&G Brenner.  Therefore I would like to thank all R&G Brenner associates for their hard work, 12 hour work days and tireless efforts.  Without these experienced professionals, as well as all of our valued and loyal clients, R&G Brenner would not and could not be what it is today.  Thank you all.

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What If Turbotax Makes a Mistake?

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TurboTax–the leading do-it-yourself tax software estimated to be used by 40 million taxpayers in 2010–is miscalculating tax returns:

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Half of Americans Will NOT Pay Taxes in 2010

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All is not well at the IRS.  According to the Tax Policy Center–and what is surely to exacerbate the Federal budget crisis-47% of American households will pay ZERO federal income taxes this year.

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States Are Crossing Borders to Collect Taxes

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The States are getting desperate.   New York & Connecticut (among others) are gearing up to enforce a tax law usually reserved for the rich and famous.  Athletes, for example, make millions upon millions of dollars and their travel schedules are well known. Therefore, when they travel to another state to play, that particular state taxes a prorated share of their annual income.  Due to the financial crisis and state budgets crises, now the Joe-the-Plumbers of the world can expect to be taxed...

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How to Know If You Need a Tax Pro

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Tax time is one of the most stressful times of year for everyone. Besides worrying about possibly owing even more than you’ve already paid, there’s always the question of figuring out exactly how you’re going to get your taxes filed. Aside from a few whiz kids, I don’t know very many people who feel comfortable doing their own taxes from scratch. Some depend on a personal accountant, some depend on a calculator-savvy friend, and some just walk into the nearest H&R BlockJackson Hewitt or R&G...

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Tax Preparers Vs. Tax Software

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I recently read an article that breaks down the differences in the two most popular tax preparations software; Intuit’s TURBOTAX and H&R Block’s AT HOME (previously knows as TAX CUT).  I am going to post some of the interesting findings and add R&G Brenner’s comments underneath:

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