H&R Block TaxCut is relatively affordable and well-designed tax-prep software, although we found TurboTax's interview to be more direct and thorough.
We like the level of tech support that H&R Block gives to TaxCut customers. If you've used TaxCut before, you'll want to upgrade.
H&R Block TaxCut Online is a relatively affordable and well-designed Web-based tax-preparation software, although we found TurboTax more thorough.
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Unlike its desktop counterpart, we encountered problems testing H&TaxCut Online Premium 2006. The interface is relatively friendly overall, but you'll save money with TaxAct Online for super simple returns and get more assistance with complex returns from Intuit TurboTax Premier Online.
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For do-it-yourself tax preparers, H&R Block TaxCut Premium 2006 is a solid buy. TaxCut is a breeze to learn and notably less expensive than archrival TurboTax Premier.
A do-it-yourself alternative to expensive tax accountants, TaxCut Premium 2004 is a must-have for longtime users. But it remains somewhat more difficult to use than Intuit TurboTax Premier 2004.
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