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Tax software under Linux

Out of curiosity , which efile service did you use?
I am  fairly sure that the no-name  free service would
appreciate being mentioned by name, especially if it worked

On Jun 21, 2004, at 9:29 AM, David Backeberg wrote:

> 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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