[lug] Escaping TurboTax to Open Source?

Chip Atkinson chip at pupman.com
Fri Jan 12 08:58:37 MST 2007

LOL!  Here's one for you: http://www.arborway.net/koch/

In the past I've used win4lin, which worked pretty well.  I'll probably be
using vmware, which you can download for free, and install TaxCut on it. 

I like TaxCut myself since it's cheaper than TurboTax and seems to do a
decent job.


On Fri, 12 Jan 2007, Elyse M. Grasso wrote:

> It's getting to be that time of year again... I've used TurboTax for nearly 10 
> years, but reports are that Intuit is getting farther and farther from 
> supporting opens source. 
> I don't want to maintain a web-connected Windows box just to do my taxes. Last 
> year I tried using a VMWare windows image, but TurboTax refused to update 
> there, so I had to fire up an old Win2k box.
> I don't want to upload my financial data to a web-based tax prep site.
> Are there any tax prep options (with state support) that a

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