Analysis: Solving the mystery of the midnight raider; have you been hit too?
The maker of the popular TurboTax tax preparation program and the Quicken personal financial software was not among the more than 50 companies whose customer data was stolen, but it cautioned its users nonetheless.
Most U.S. residents would be happy to get a few thousand dollars back from the Internal Revenue Service at tax time.
We looked at packages from H&R Block, Intuit, and TaxAct to determine how well they help small businesses prepare tax returns.
TurboTax Home & Business's attention to detail and excellent data-import features make it the package of choice for sole proprietors with complex tax situations, but it's expensive and it might be overkill for some sole Schedule C filers.
The latest version of Intuit's small-business accounting software includes a simplified setup process as well as useful but costly smartphone and online access.
The accounting program gives businesses the ability to set user permissions, have improved handling of everyday tasks and better integration with Apple's spreadsheet program, Numbers.
Ten major upgrades that went awry, the consumer revolts they prompted, and how the products involved recovered--or didn't.
Even with Microsoft Money out of the picture, Quicken continues to improve--and offers solid value for those who prefer to track their personal finances with desktop software.
Intuit has announced that it is purchasing online personal finance rival Mint for $170 million.