March 16, 2010 09:00 ET Files Big Savings on Tax Services

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - March 16, 2010) - With April 15 quickly approaching, are you hoping your money will stay in your wallet, not with Uncle Sam this year?, a leading online coupon Web site, is offering consumers great money-saving deals for tax preparation software this year and a resource with 10 Commonly Missed Tax Deductions.

According to the Associated Press, it appears more people are taking the 'Do-It-Yourself' leap for taxes this year, reversing a decade-long trend. Vishnu Lekraj, a Morningstar equity analyst noted, "Last year's economic woes are spurring more people to fill out their Form 1040 this year."

"The price tag for doing it yourself is low compared to the hundreds of dollars it costs to hire a tax professional," said Sok Verdery, CEO of "Online services like TurboTax and H&R Block At Home are making it easier for tax filings and this year there are more tax software options spurring competition and better bargains for consumers."

On, consumers can find a special Tax Filing Savings Center with coupons for do-it-yourself tax deals. Some deals include:

--  TurboTax: Get free efile with all TurboTax products and File taxes for

--  H&R Block at Home: 15% off,

--  Easy-Efile: $10 off,

--  Complete Tax: $5 off,

In addition, has a resource on its site with the 10 Commonly Missed Tax Deductions of 2009. Here are three -- more can be found on the site's blog:

1. Points on Refinancing -- 2009 was the year of refinancing. Interest rates were at historical lows making it almost a no-brainer to refinance your house. Just don't forget that you can deduct your fees and any points you pay towards refinancing.

2. Home Buyer Tax Credits -- You can get up to $8,000 in tax credits for any home purchased between Jan. 1, 2009 and Apr. 30, 2010. In addition, there is also a tax credit of up to $6,500 for qualified move up/repeat home buyers from Nov. 6, 2009 to Apr. 30, 2010. For more information click here.

3. Child-Care Credit -- If you have a child under the age of 13 and have child-care expenses, you could also qualify for a tax deduction of up to $3,000 for one dependent or up to $6,000 for two or more dependents. These expenses include costs for daycare, nannies, and help for disabled children.

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