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TaxACT

May 28, 2015 09:00 ET

TaxACT Salutes Current Members and Veterans of the Armed Forces With Free 2014 Federal Tax Returns, Discounted State Returns

As National Military Appreciation Month Is Observed, TaxACT Extends Its Gratitude for the Sacrifices of the U.S. Military With a Special Tax Offering

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA--(Marketwired - May 28, 2015) - TaxACT®, the critically acclaimed leader of affordable digital tax preparation solutions, thanks the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces for their sacrifices in pursuit of freedom and peace by offering them discounted state return filing. TaxACT enables Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard members to file a state return for only $5. Military members can also take advantage of free federal tax filing using TaxACT Free Federal Edition. All military men and women who were serving abroad on April 15, 2015 have until June 15, 2015 to file IRS returns without requiring an extension.

TaxACT reminds military personnel that unlike other free solutions, TaxACT includes all e-fileable IRS forms. In addition, TaxACT provides step-by-step guidance for all tax situations, including military-specific benefits, and unlimited tax and technical help via email. Customers can finish and file on a computer, tablet or smartphone, regardless of the device used to begin their TaxACT Online return.

Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard members can visit www.taxact.com to start a TaxACT Free Federal return. A discount will be automatically applied to state filing fees upon verification of military Employer Identification Number during the Form W-2 questions.

"On behalf of the entire team at TaxACT, we extend our sincere appreciation to each member of the military, veterans and their families for all that they do for our country," said TaxACT President, JoAnn Kintzel. "Although National Military Appreciation Month reminds us to say thanks, we hope our gratitude is felt throughout the year."

Visit the TaxACT blog at http://blog.taxact.com/military-families-should-know-about-taxes for military tax tips.

About TaxACT
Since 1998, TaxACT has offered affordable digital and download tax preparation solutions for individuals, business owners and tax professionals. In the 2005 tax season, TaxACT became the first to offer free federal filing to all U.S. taxpayers and has been one of the top three visited online tax preparation destinations ever since.(1) TaxACT has assisted with approximately 60 million e-filed federal returns since 2000. TaxACT is a business of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOR). Learn more about TaxACT at www.taxact.com and www.taxact.com/press.

(1) According to collective week end reports for taxact.com and taxactonline.com released by Hitwise™.

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