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CAN-US folks, Any tax-time rituals?

January 30th, 2015 at 06:54 pm

I printed out the return, some schedules and a form. I was going to use the credit union's discounted TurboTax application but I see that Linux is not supported. (Note to Tabs, yes I could use wine, I'm used to doing my taxes on wine... and potato chips.)
Linux doesn't want to recognize the Pushing Daisies DVD I got from the library either. The TurboTax online site wanted me to upgrade my Firefox 35.0.1 browser. So my options are Windows or pen-and-paper or invest some time in installing and using a browser extension that'll mimic a Windows user-agent setting.

How do you file your taxes? How do you make the tedium of form-filling bearable? Do you use TaxCut or TaxAct?

2 Responses to “CAN-US folks, Any tax-time rituals?”

  1. LittleMissSplendid Says:

    I've never found tax filing tedious. I'm actually kind of fascinated by all the formulas and calculations I'll never be able to make sense of. I usually gather all my docs and sit down on the weekend with a cup of tea and get it done. My income is low enough that I can file both federal and state for free online so I just do that. Once the whole process is done I force myself out of my house to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine.

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I used TaxAct. It took me about 90 minutes or so even with redoing one states taxes. I had chocolate to keep me entertained and motivated (and curiosity for how much my refund would be.)

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