Quantcast TurboTax vs TaxAct - TaxAct vs TurboTax - Tax Software Comparison by the ITC - September 18, 2014
The biggest difference between TaxAct and TurboTax by Intuit is the price. If you don't need a Tax Consultant or the Audit Defense option, you will probably get by just fine with TaxAct. TaxAct does not have a corporate edition, so if you need that, you will need TurboTax or you will need to consult your local CPA.

A Comparison of TurboTax vs TaxAct Tax Software



A useful comparison of TurboTax vs TaxAct by the Income Tax Crew (accurate as of September 18, 2014).

TurboTax



TurboTax Coupon 2013 DELUXE

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TurboTax 2013 Home and Business

$25
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  Overall Rating :10
  Feature Rating :10
  Ease of Use Rating :10
  Tax Guidance Rating :10
  Support Rating :10
  Federal Tax Return Price :Free up to $149.99
  State Tax Return Price :$14.99
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 TurboTax Free to File Federal Taxes :
 TurboTax Basic Price :$19.99
 TurboTax Deluxe Price :$29.99
 TurboTax Premium Price :$49.99
 TurboTax Home and Business Price :$74.99
  Corporate Price :$149.99
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TaxAct



TurboTax Coupon 2013 DELUXE

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TurboTax 2013 Home and Business

$25
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  Overall Rating :9
  Feature Rating :8
  Ease of Use Rating :10
  Tax Guidance Rating :9
  Support Rating :9
  Federal Tax Return Price :Free up to $9.95
  State Tax Return Price :$8.00
  Downloadable :
 TaxAct Free to File Federal Taxes :
 TaxAct Basic Price :$9.95
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 TaxAct Premium Price :$17.95
 TaxAct Home and Business Price :$54.95
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