One hurdle left to switch

youshi10 at youshi10 at
Tue Feb 6 17:28:30 UTC 2007

On Tue, 6 Feb 2007, Kevin Kinsey wrote:

> Philip Hallstrom wrote:
>>> I'm chafing at the bit to get rid of Windows at home and move to FreeBSD. 
>>> I've even got my wife convinced that she wouldn't have any more problems 
>>> with KDE than she presently has with Windows.  (Reality is she'd have 
>>> less!)
>>> There's just one problem.  I can use gnucash to do my finances, but what 
>>> do I use to do my taxes?  Without that, I'm stuck on Windows ('cause I'm 
>>> damn sure not going to do my taxes by hand!)  I'd be willing to pay for a 
>>> tax program that runs on FreeBSD.  Is there one?
>> I haven't looked as my life is complicated enough that I get them done for 
>> me, but I could have sworn H&R Block and TurboTax and all those guys had 
>> completely web based solutions these days, no?
> Now, I guess the real question; who's used 'em?
> -- 
> Love is a slippery eel that bites like hell.
> 		-- Matt Groening

Many software tax solutions go out of date too, really quickly (buy a software solution and it tends to only last a year). Better doing stuff online and then checking the option to have a CPA check over your data.

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