Tax Prep Deals and Discounts

Posted on 01/21/2010

April 15 has a habit of sneaking up like a sneeze. You can try to push it off, but sooner or later it’s going to blast by and you won’t be able to stop it. Be prepared for tax day by getting your taxes done sooner rather than later. We’ve found some great tax prep deals and discounts so you won’t have any excuse to delay, plus you can find even more deals over at the Ultimate Coupons' Tax Coupons page!

Free Tax Help for Seniors and Those with Low to Moderate Incomes - AARP volunteers will staff about 6,500 locations nationwide to help taxpayers over the age of 60 and those with low and moderate income. It’s called Tax-Aide, and it’s the largest volunteer-run tax assistance program in the country. If you have a complex return, you may need to hire someone to help you, but AARP volunteers are trained to assist with the 1040 Form and other standard schedules.

Free Filing with TurboTax for Active Duty and Low Income - TurboTax also offers a free Federal e-file for taxpayers who use the 1040EZ form and have simple returns. But beyond that, if you served in the military during 2009 and you earned $31,000 or less, then you qualify for free online federal tax preparation. Plus you may also qualify for free state tax filing.

Free Federal Return with TaxACT - Head to to file your Federal tax return for free. You can prepare, print and e-file your return for free. Plus they’ve got free e-mail and audit support.

$10 Target Gift Card with Qualifying H&R Block Purchase - Visit your local Target store before January 23 and cash in on this deal on tax prep software. Buy any H&R Block tax software priced $44.99 or higher and you’ll receive a free $10 Target gift card. Quantities are limited and the store won’t be issuing any rain checks for this deal.

Free Tax Filing Services for Members of Military - Active duty, National Guard and Reserve service members and their families will have free access to H&R Block At Home tax prep software. They must use the link on the Military One Source website in order to access this deal and create an account.

$20 Coupon for Jackson Hewitt and Regional Finance - Head to to print off a $25 coupon that will help you save on tax preparation services. Or you can get your hands on some extra savings by texting the word “tax” to 20123 from your cell phone to receive a special offer from Jackson Hewitt. Regional Finance is also offering $20 cash when you bring in this printable coupon and use their tax preparation services.

By Alison Storm

Crabtree & Evelyn - Even with all the help you'll get, taxes are still stressful. Relax with some bubble bath and save $10 on a $40 order with coupon code LOVE40. Expiry unknown.

Dell Small Business - If you get a tax refund, use it on a Vostro 1220 laptop from Dell to help your small business run easier. Save 40% on Vostro 1220 laptops over $1099 with coupon code 4BR5$CL1?V1KTX. Expires 01/22/2010.

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