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Run a Small Business From Your Smartphone

Office space is overrated. Here's how to take care of business from your phone.

Epsilon E-Mail Hack: Intuit Warns TurboTax, Quicken Customers of Impact

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.

Top 5 Online 2011 Tax Scams

In the run-up to the 2011 tax deadline, online scammers are out in force with new tax-related tricks and traps to rip you off.

Intuit Glitch Leads to Mistaken Mega-tax Refunds

Most U.S. residents would be happy to get a few thousand dollars back from the Internal Revenue Service at tax time.

Taking Care of Business Taxes

We looked at packages from H&R Block, Intuit, and TaxAct to determine how well they help small businesses prepare tax returns.

2nd Story Software TaxAct Deluxe: Affordable, Basic Tax Help

Catering to price-sensitive customers, TaxAct Deluxe provides all the forms and does all the math. If you need serious advice and guidance, however, TurboTax and H&R Block at Home are both worth the extra money--especially for small-business owners.

Intuit TurboTax Home & Business: Comprehensive Help for Sole-Proprietor Taxes

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.

H&R Block at Home Premium: Good Choice for Self-Employment Tax Returns

H&R Block at Home Premium delivers great value for small-business owners whose tax situations are basically straightforward but who would appreciate access to a human being for a question or two--or audit support, if need be.

Should You File Taxes on Your Smartphone?

It's almost March and that means tax day is marching relentlessly closer. As always, the major providers of tax prep software have tweaked their offerings.

IRS Gets Hip with Tax App for iPhone, Android

The application lets taxpayers check on their status of their tax refund and obtain helpful tax information.