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Instant Live Help

Get answers instantly. Our unmatched free, live customer support can help you prepare your return with confidence.

 

Fast Refunds

Get the fastest possible refund when you e-file your tax return with Taxbrain and choose direct deposit.

 

Accurate & Secure

Your information is always safe and secure with Taxbrain. We’ve been providing customers with leading tax solutions for over 35 years.

 

Doing your taxes with Taxbrain is simple

 

1   Create your return

Complete the short questionnaire and Taxbrain collects the forms that are right for you.

2   Complete worksheets & calculate

Complete each worksheet and click ‘Calculate.’ The Taxbrain engine does the rest.

3   File your return

Select your payment method and file your tax return. It’s that easy!

 
 

See how it works

Manage taxes without the stress

Help every step of the way

Whether you’re a Taxbrain customer or just have a question about our services, we’re committed to providing a rewarding customer experience.

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 Phone: 1.866.829.2724

 Email: support@taxbrain.com


Support Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 5 PM (PST)
Sat & Sun: Closed


 

Live Chat

No need to wait on hold when you have questions. Taxbrain support is just a click away. Our Live Chat support team can help you get the most out of our software and guide you through the online tax preparation process.

Knowledgebase

Taxbrain’s in depth Knowledgebase is available to help you with your income tax return preparation. Taxbrain’s Knowledgebase contains helpful tax law information and line-by-line instructions to help you every step of the way.

Secure Webmail

Getting help is easy and secure. Taxbrain Webmail allows you to contact technical support via secure Web Email. Inquiries receive a response within 24 hours, with the majority of questions answered much sooner.

 

 

Accuracy Guarantee

Our guarantee is simple. If the Taxbrain online tax program makes a calculation error in the preparation of your return, Taxbrain will pay for penalties and interest assessed by the IRS as a result of such error. Taxbrain will not pay your additional taxes incurred as a result of such error. Please note that your use of the Taxbrain Online Tax Service is governed by Taxbrain’s Terms of Use, which is presented to you at the time you register with Taxbrain.

 

Affordable simple pricing

$ 14 95

What do you get for this price? All of this:

Free e-file

Multiple state options

Unlimited tech support

Accuracy guarantee

Federal tax preparation*

Transfer data from year to year

Free tax return preview

No credit card required

Plus, manage multiple tax returns in one account!

1040 EZ

$14.95
State additional
  • Single or married,
    under 65
  • No dependents
  • Standard deduction
  • Taxable income
    < $100,000
More info

1040 Basic

$19.95
State additional
  • Have dependents
  • Above-the-line
    deductions
  • Standard deduction
  • Retirement income
  • + All EZ Features
More info

1040 Deluxe

$39.95
State additional
  • Itemized deductions
  • Alternative Minimum Tax
  • Stocks & capital gains
  • First-Time Homebuyer Repayment
  • + All Basic Features
More info

1040 Premium

$69.95
State additional
  • Business, farm or rental property
  • Self-employed
  • Depreciation deduction or sale of business assets
  • + All Basic & Deluxe Features
More info

 

Not sure which package is right for you? Not to worry! Taxbrain figures what forms you need based on your answers from the questionnaire.

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* Price featured reflects 1040EZ tax preparation. You may qualify for a different tax package depending on your tax situation.

Why choose Taxbrain?

Taxbrain is a fast, easy and affordable way to do your taxes. We’re committed to our customers with free live support, tax calculators and an extensive knowledgebase to help you every step of the way.
 
 
 

Affordable, simple pricing

Friendly, free support

Quick and easy to use

Hassle-free refunds,
No out-of-pocket fees

 
 
 
 

Our Story

Taxbrain.com is a product of Petz Enterprises. Petz is a highly innovative developer of tax software solutions for consumers and tax professionals with leadership in high-volume tax preparation, electronic filing and tax-related financial services.

A family company, we believe in the importance of long term relationships that support the needs and goals of our business, customers and employees.

As the maker of the CrossLink® Suite of professional tax software solutions and Taxbrain.com®, America’s Online Tax Service for consumers, PEI has been providing compliance solutions to the accounting and tax industry for more than 35 years.

We strive to be a “high-touch” company known for our extremely high product and service standards with a focus on customer input that enables the development of unique, client-inspired innovations. Over the years, PEI has built a loyal following of clients with its balanced delivery of robust technology, customer involvement and personalized service.

The company is headquartered in Tracy, California and maintains training, support and sales operations in Bellevue, Washington and Rome, Georgia.


 

“I’ve been using Taxbrain since 2002. I was surfing the web trying to find tax prep, and Taxbrain was the first on the list. I reviewed it and liked what I saw, and have been using since.”

Drew H / Rochester, NY

“In the past, I was really naive about doing taxes myself and somewhat hesitant to do them myself online. Last year my taxes were more complicated. I had to reach out for help and I found the chat service to be invaluable. They were expedient, helpful and knowledgeable.”

Joel A / Pasadena, CA

“I love how Taxbrain takes all of the hard stuff and makes it easy for me to understand. I can do my own taxes! Whenever I needed help, the customer service has always been there. And I love the prices.”

Carla S / Durham, NC