One hurdle left to switch

youshi10 at youshi10 at
Tue Feb 6 17:46:15 UTC 2007

On Tue, 6 Feb 2007 youshi10 at wrote:

> 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?
>> KDK
>> -- 
>> 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 Many software tax solutions go out of date too, really quickly (buy a software 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.
> -Garrett

Oh, another thing. I've used H&R Block's online tax accounting service, and although it's not the best interface, it's just as good as some copies of Turbotax that I've seen.


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