Here’s How TurboTax Just Tricked You Into Paying to File Your Taxes
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April 22, 20196 min read, 1114 words

Here’s How TurboTax Just Tricked You Into Paying to File Your TaxesHere’s How TurboTax Just Tricked You Into Paying to File Your Taxes

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Published: April 22, 2019  |  6 min read, 1114 words
ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that reports on abuses of power. to receive our best stories as soon as they’re published.Did you know that if you make less than $66,000 a year, you can prepare and file your taxes for free?No? That’s no accident. Companies that make tax prepar...
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April 23, 2019
A super practical article that outlines the many traps set by TurboTax to get people to pay for their service even though those people are entitled to free tax filing. I wish I had this article a couple of years ago. It does target TurboTax pretty directly even though there are other tax filing serves that likely do similar things, but the targetedness allows it to really fully describe the example well.
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