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[ale] State & Federal tax filing on Linux



I don't have much in complexity. I'm on disability and my wife doesn't 
even make 2x my income workin' for the state. The only thing I'm not 
sure about is I was playing around with the stock market and made a 
couple of grand from just a $100. Most of the profit is short term, a 
small amount is long term. I've never filed with stock sales so I don't 
know if I can do just a simple form. Anyone know what the limits are?

Scott C.

On 02/26/2014 04:49 PM, Neal Rhodes wrote:
> Major consideration is the complexity of your return.  Rental income, 
> corporations, funds, loss carryover from prior years, etc.
>
> One can quickly outstrip the capability of the online and basic 
> turbotax versions.    For us we always have to get the 
> premium/intergalactic version because it sucks investment data out of 
> sources which would take days to key in.   And the basic version 
> doesn't back out all the stuff correctly for state taxes.
>
> Given any significant complexity I'd bag the philosophical aversion to 
> turbotax on a pc.
>
> Neal Rhodes
> MNOP Ltd.
> On Wed, 2014-02-26 at 15:52 -0500, Edward Holcroft wrote:
>> Last year my wife filed ours with Turbotax online using Ubuntu and 
>> Chrome. No issues. You're able to download a local copy of the 
>> filing. Haven't filed this year yet, but since my wife is an 
>> accountant, she'll be doing ours this year as usual. 
>>
>>
>> ed 
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 11:24 PM, Scott Castaline 
>> <skotchman at gmail.com <mailto:skotchman at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     It's been a few years since I've done our taxes myself. Last time
>>     was using TurboTax on Mafia$haft. I'd like a Linux only solution,
>>     that would allow me to keep a copy of my forms on my system and
>>     eFile for me both Fed & State. Looking for personal
>>     recommendations. Everything I'm finding so far is dated no more
>>     recent than 2009 so I don't think that would be viable solutions.
>>     Also I keep hearing that there were major changes in tax laws
>>     this year so the media is recommending not to do taxes yourself
>>     this year. Any opinions on that?
>>
>>     Scott C.
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