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Re: Taxes

Postby wags83 » Fri Feb 06, 2015 7:43 pm

I thought of this thread when I saw that in the news last night about Turbo Tax.

And I saw that slickdeals deal for tax act today. I was pissed because it's better than the deal I got and I already filed.
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Re: Taxes

Postby blake » Tue Feb 17, 2015 2:52 pm

somebody hacked into my turbotax and submitted a false $6,998 tax refund return

so that's been a touchy topic of mine
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Re: Taxes

Postby blake » Tue Feb 17, 2015 3:57 pm

Tag wrote:Turbo Tax
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2015/02/06/turbotax-state-filings-halted/22979519/

Blake was apart of this I believe... Having my cuz do my Taxes FTW, not that it matters as state filings have no effect in Texas.


Still interesting to see

yeah, that's pretty much it except mine was federal only. No state income tax here either
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Re: Taxes

Postby wags83 » Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:35 pm

blake wrote:somebody hacked into my turbotax and submitted a false $6,998 tax refund return

so that's been a touchy topic of mine

So what recourse do you have?
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Re: Taxes

Postby blake » Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:41 pm

wags83 wrote:
blake wrote:somebody hacked into my turbotax and submitted a false $6,998 tax refund return

so that's been a touchy topic of mine

So what recourse do you have?

have called IRS several times, and they were basically no help. I was able to stop the deposit by calling the bank that the deposit was going to go to. They opened fake moneypak card under my name. So at least they got zero money

and then I have submitted my correct taxes and ID theft affidavits to the IRs for processing. My refund will come at the earliest in 6 months

also called social security, filed a report, called FTC, and equifax
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Re: Taxes

Postby Wallinguana » Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:56 pm

I'm still waiting on my Minnesota return. They're taking their sweet time.
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Re: Taxes

Postby Tag » Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:12 pm

blake wrote:
wags83 wrote:
blake wrote:somebody hacked into my turbotax and submitted a false $6,998 tax refund return

so that's been a touchy topic of mine

So what recourse do you have?

have called IRS several times, and they were basically no help. I was able to stop the deposit by calling the bank that the deposit was going to go to. They opened fake moneypak card under my name. So at least they got zero money

and then I have submitted my correct taxes and ID theft affidavits to the IRs for processing. My refund will come at the earliest in 6 months

also called social security, filed a report, called FTC, and equifax


sorry to hear that man, thats really unfair and nothing you did wrong
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Re: Taxes

Postby Tyler » Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:12 pm

That's a super sucky deal Blake. At least you are getting it sorted out.
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Re: Taxes

Postby bmyoungs » Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:33 pm

That's really shitty! At least you caught it before any major damage was irreversible.
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Re: Taxes

Postby blake » Fri Jan 08, 2016 1:42 pm

after a long battle, finally received our tax return from last year
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Re: Taxes

Postby Tyler » Fri Jan 08, 2016 1:53 pm

blake wrote:after a long battle, finally received our tax return from last year

Wow, what a huge painful process. It was completed just a month before you can file for this year.
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Re: Taxes

Postby Blue Jackets » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:35 pm

Turbo Tax vs H&R Block vs Taxact.
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Re: Taxes

Postby wags83 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:59 pm

I've only ever used Tax Act so I know for sure its the best.
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Re: Taxes

Postby Tyler » Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:18 pm

wags83 wrote:I've only ever used Tax Act so I know for sure its the best.

Likewise. Corey made me use them because that's what he uses. They have treated me well so far. This year will be more complicated with baby and house. You can probably get away using the free option with them or IRS
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Re: Taxes

Postby blake » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:49 am

TaxAct Detects Data Breach and Suspends Customer Accounts
Accounting Today‎ - 2 days ago
Tax preparation software developer TaxAct disclosed a data breach, leading the company to suspend the accounts of more than 9,000
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Re: Taxes

Postby Tyler » Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:27 am

blake wrote:TaxAct Detects Data Breach and Suspends Customer Accounts
Accounting Today‎ - 2 days ago
Tax preparation software developer TaxAct disclosed a data breach, leading the company to suspend the accounts of more than 9,000

Didn't TurboTax have something like this last year?
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Taxes

Postby wags83 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:36 am

Good thing I haven't done mine yet.
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Re: Taxes

Postby blake » Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:44 am

Tyler wrote:
blake wrote:TaxAct Detects Data Breach and Suspends Customer Accounts
Accounting Today‎ - 2 days ago
Tax preparation software developer TaxAct disclosed a data breach, leading the company to suspend the accounts of more than 9,000

Didn't TurboTax have something like this last year?

Lol they told me my password must have been found out and they had no system hacks etc bs there
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Re: Taxes

Postby itscsalvo » Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:02 pm

Been using TurboTax for the past 5-7 years, but I will take my taxes to some tax people who live across the street from me. First year filing jointly, moving, getting married, etc. might complicate taxes. I'd rather just not worry about it and have someone else do it.

Never used TaxAct, but apparently you guys say great things? Might have to look into it next year or so.
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Re: Taxes

Postby Tyler » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:04 am

I'm an old man, I am using the desktop version of TurboTax this year. TaxAct wasn't making it as simply as I wanted it to be with baby, house, and multiple returns.

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