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Reviews of the Top 10 US Online Tax Filing Services of 2020

Welcome to our reviews of the Best US Online Tax Filing Services of 2020. Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each us online tax filing service, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.

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We combed the World Wide Web to find some of the best online tax filing services available in the USA. Our Number One Choice Award went to HRBlock.com. In addition to offering excellent Online Tax Filing Services in the USA, it is also quite unusual in offering excellent 'in person' Tax Filing Services in the USA, should you find that you need them. Despite...

» Read the Full Review of HRBlock.com

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TurboTax.Intuit.com is the USA’s leading online tax filing service. The site claims to have more users in the USA than all of the other major sites combined, which is quite an accomplishment, but does it mean it is better than them? Well, not quite, but it’s a pretty close competition and turboTax is certainly up there with the best of them. Let’s start with...

» Read the Full Review of TurboTax.Intuit.com

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FreeTaxUSA.com is a tax filing website that offers a wide range of tax filing services and assistance at little or no cost. Accessing the site’s “service comparison” page will reveal the true extent of the money you can save using this website as its free services are compared with similar services on other major online tax service websites. Take extension filing as an example,...

» Read the Full Review of FreeTaxUSA.com

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eSmartTax aims to make the process of filing your taxes more simple and efficient by providing a range of packages and support systems that guide you through the myriad of potential barriers you might face. A key element to this is the eSmart Tax Beta software, a new initiative for 2013 which ensures you get the highest possible refund, powered by the Liberty Tax...

» Read the Full Review of eSmartTax.com

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TaxACT.com offers a comprehensive tax filing returns and refund system with several downloadable software packages to suit your budget and tax needs. Its most basic package is free and allows users to prepare and print e-files (complex and simple) with a guaranteed maximum refund. This package also includes free tax help and, importantly, audit support should you require it. Audit support is often an...

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TaxBack.com offers a variety of services which actually help you to reclaim, rather than pay, taxes. There is a particular focus on three key areas for individuals or for businesses who are working or investing across the globe. The first key service is to handle income tax returns for individuals who are working or self employed. This covers 16 countries and helps people to...

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CompleteTax.com offers a range of services and packages to make your tax-filing life a little bit easier. There are three packages to choose from, ranging from Basic (tax filing is free) to Premium ($39.95), although even the basic package requires you to pay a registration fee of $9.95, and State returns cost extra, so be a little bit cautious about entering your card details...

» Read the Full Review of CompleteTax.com

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JacksonHewitt.com offers an affordable range of tax filing packages to suit your needs, ranging from a free basic tax return to a premium service with several useful additions. The basic package might be enough for many people, allowing you to submit a tax return if you have no dependants. It also includes a free W-2 download, free e-file and continuous email and live chat...

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TaxBrain prides itself on being a user-friendly everyman tax filing system. You won’t need to know all the technical tax jargon or be able to run sophisticated and complex software packages to file a tax return, you simply sign up and follow a 3 step system which does the hard work for you. The key features of this site all work to make tax...

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TaxSlayer.com offers a federal tax filing and tax refund claims support system for a variety of budgets. Its most basic package is free to all users and allows e-filing, email and phone support and a deduction finder. However, you are limited to form 1040EZ only. Though all three packages allow you to file federal taxes, it costs $17.90 for the first state return and...

» Read the Full Review of TaxSlayer.com

A-Z of US Online Tax Filing Services



Latest User Reviews

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What a pain!!!
User Review of Tax Hawk by Cmitchell on 27 April 2020

I completed & submitted my state & fed returns. Federal Tax was free. I paid for the state return & the extra $6.99 for the DELUXE edition. With that, I could use the ONLINE CHAT & file amended returns features.... (Read the full review)

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Direct, without 200 questions.
User Review of OLT.com by Nm-playa on 16 March 2018

Because I've done my own taxes for 40 years, I know something about taxes. What I don't know, I can search for at irs.gov or other sites quickly. I do not enjoy answering 200 questions that don't apply to me.... (Read the full review)

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Very nice
User Review of Free Tax USA by Bryan Wedde on 07 April 2017

Very impressed throughout the process. my questions were answered quickly. secure. well done!

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User Review of Intuit: Turbo Tax by Johnny Joe on 07 January 2017

I attempted Turbo Tax last FY but had such difficulty I had to go to H&R and have them straighten it out.
It cost me $495 to do so.
I would not ever use it again.

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Completely satisfied
User Review of Intuit: Turbo Tax by Encarnacion Claudio on 28 January 2016

This is my third year using turbo tax and I along with my family who use the service are very satisfied. The non stop updates and the easiness of preparation has been calming. I recommend this service to any and... (Read the full review)