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Tax software under Linux

Regarding everything people have said about online filing...

I want to give a big thumbs down to the H & R Block(head) web-based filing 
process. I linked from the IRS free-file service site, went through 
everything great with Mozilla. Got to the very end where I was ready to file 
my forms, and the site couldn't submit. After several minutes of playing, 
discovered they were doing something arcane using a non-standard Internet 
Explorer browser extension. I never saw any warnings requiring you to use IE. 
Then when I tried to resubmit with IE, they weren't letting me use the 
referral from the IRS site to submit the forms free.

Huge waste of time. Use any efile service except the H & R Block. I finally 
used some no-name free service and it worked flawlessly, and let me transfer 
my numbers into the Mass form, which I filed for a small fee.

On Saturday 19 June 2004 08:44, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> Next year I am planning to use tax software with electronic filing, but
> I was curious if anyone on this list is using one of these packages,
> either natively (possibly a web based system) or via WINE.

David Backeberg (dave at
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