[SATLUG] Day of Reckoning

Andrew Pickens wg5o at sbcglobal.net
Thu Dec 11 09:57:53 CST 2008


WMWare. OK, I'll have to learn about that, too.

Andy

Borries Demeler wrote:
>> Andrew Pickens wrote:
>>     
>>> Tax time is coming.  I have been using Ubuntu, and my Windows XP is 
>>> broken.  How do Linux users do their income tax?  Do I have to fix 
>>> Windows so I can run a tax program?
>>>       
>> Do you really need a tax program?  Are you filing a 1040EZ, 1040A, or 1040.  How 
>> many schedules.  I admit that my filings are not that complicated, but I can sit 
>> down with the instructions and have things done in a couple of hours.
>>
>>    -- Bruce
>>     
>
> For those of us with more complicated taxes, I have been using Intuit's
> turbotax under VMWare using my old win2k package. I like being able to
> import from my Quickenbooks accounting package and have it autofill the
> relevant fields in the Turbotax program. I also don't like to go out and
> store my tax info on the web on someone else's server. I have been using
> this solution since the times of WABI using win 3.1 (anyone remember this?).
> When VMWare became available, I switched.
>
> -b.
>   


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