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Dororthy. Congratulations on nabbing Wednesday's TurboTax Premier prepaid card. Three down, two to go. If you've entered earlier, you're still in the running. If you haven't, just e-mail me at wintaxstuff@gmail.com. Put "I want TurboTax" in the subject line. And include your mailing address. That's all there is to it. You can read full entry details in More tax software to give away!Good luck! Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from the folks at Intuit except five online tax preparation prepaid cards that I'll pass along this week to five fortunate blog readers. Want to tell... Read more →


Melissa. Congratulations on snagging Tuesday's TurboTax Premier prepaid card. Two down, three to go. To have chance at winning a card with which you can prepare and file your taxes, one federal and one state return, for free, all you have to do is enter. And that's as easy as e-mailing me at wintaxstuff@gmail.com. Put "I want TurboTax" in the subject line. And include your mailing address. That way, if you win I can get the card in the mail without having to do the back-and-forth e-mail exchanges to get the info. If you've already entered, then you'll be included... Read more →


Congratulations to Dinakar, winner of our first TurboTax Premier prepaid card. Don't despair if you didn't win this drawing. We have four more cards to hand out and it's easy to get in the running. All you have to do is e-mail me at wintaxstuff@gmail.com. Put "I want TurboTax" in the subject line. And include your mailing address so if you win, I can get the card in the mail without having to do the back-and-forth e-mail exchanges to get the info. One person neglected to let me know where I could send the card so that entry was deleted.... Read more →


Sad you didn't win one of the tax preparation software giveaways I handed out over the last few weeks? Well it's time to get happy! The folks at Intuit have sent me five prepaid cards, each of which will allow you access to the company's TurboTax Premier online 2009 filing software. The system is much like the boxed program, only you don't have to load or download anything to your computer. Just sign on to TurboTax.com and do your taxes. Each prepaid card will get you one free federal and state tax return preparation and e-file. Now the important stuff.... Read more →


Drum roll please ... Wade! Congratulations to Wade, Shane, Carolyn, Meg, Igor, Travis, Linda, Alex, Janine, Joe, Stephen, Ashok, Alan, Shelley and Susan M. Whew! Deep breath! I want to thank CCH for making its CompleteTax software available to Don't Mess With Taxes readers. I especially want to thank you readers for entering the giveaway. It's been a fun three weeks. So much fun, in fact, that we're going to be giving away more tax software next week. Check back tomorrow -- not too early; it will be Saturday! -- for details on this next contest. Full disclosure: Just so... Read more →


Susan M. Congratulations! The 14th CCH CompleteTax online tax software access code is on its way to Susan. You know what that means: We have one more to hand out. So that you can have a shot at the last access code of this contest, you just have to enter. It's not hard. Details are at Tax software giveaway time! We'll be back here tomorrow to wrap up our first tax giveaway of 2010. Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from CCH except 15 tax preparation online access codes that I'll pass along over the next... Read more →


Who says 13 is unlucky? Not Shelley, who is today's winner of our 13th CCH CompleteTax online tax software access code. Congratulations to her and best of luck to all y'all still in the running for our last two codes. What?! You haven't entered yet?! You still have time. Find out how at Tax software giveaway time! We'll be back here tomorrow with our next-to-last lucky winner's name. Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from CCH except 15 tax preparation online access codes that I'll pass along over the next few weeks to 15 fortunate blog... Read more →


Today we delivered our 12th CCH CompleteTax online tax software access code to Alan. Congratulations! We have three more CCH codes to hand out this week in connection with our first giveaway of the 2010 filing season. You can get in on the fun by entering. It's not hard. Check out Tax software giveaway time! for details. Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from CCH except 15 tax preparation online access codes that I'll pass along over the next few weeks to 15 fortunate blog readers. Want to tell your friends about this blog post? Click... Read more →


Ashok! Congratulations on being our 11th winner of a CCH CompleteTax online tax software access code. Sorry for being so late today. It's been a Monday all over! We're heading into the homestretch of this first round of tax-related contests. Four more CCH access codes will be handed out this week. If you want a chance to get one of them, all you have to do is enter. Details on how to do so are in Tax software giveaway time! Full disclosure:Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from CCH except 15 tax preparation online access codes that I'll... Read more →


Stephen. Congratulations and happy filing season 2010. With today's winner, we now are two-thirds through our giveaways of CCH CompleteTax online tax software access codes. As we did last weekend, we're taking Saturday and Sunday off. But just because we won't be randomly selecting winners on those days, that doesn't mean you can't enter to win one of our five remaining access codes. Details on how to do so are in Tax software giveaway time! Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from CCH except 15 tax preparation online access codes that I'll pass along over the... Read more →


OK, tax preparation and e-filing software is not a magic potion, but it's darn close. And Joe is the latest winner, #9, of our CCH CompleteTax online access code giveaway. Get in on the next drawing by entering per the instructions in Tax software giveaway time! We'll see you here tomorrow with the name of our tenth winner. Good luck to all! Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from CCH except 15 tax preparation online access codes that I'll pass along over the next few weeks to 15 fortunate blog readers. Want to tell your friends... Read more →


Janine. Congratulations on being the winner of our 8th CCH CompleteTax online access code. As promised, we're now keeping these announcements short and sweet.Get in on the next drawing by entering per the instructions in Tax software giveaway time! We'll see you here tomorrow with the name of our ninth winner. Good luck to all! Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from CCH except 15 tax preparation online access codes that I'll pass along over the next few weeks to 15 fortunate blog readers. Want to tell your friends about this blog post? Click the Tweet... Read more →


Alex. Congratulations! Your CCH CompleteTax online access code is on its way. Well, folks. You know the drill by now, so this and future postings of giveaway winners will be short and sweet. Enter per the details in Tax software giveaway time! An entrant's name is randomly drawn. Lather. Rinse. Repeat. We'll see you here tomorrow with the announcement of our 8th winner. Good luck! Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows, I'm not getting anything from CCH except 15 tax preparation online access codes that I'll pass along over the next few weeks to 15 fortunate blog readers. Want to... Read more →


Linda S.! Congratulations on starting off our second week of tax software giveaways. Sorry I'm a bit late today. I'm actually in Corpus Christi for a meeting of CPAs. No, I'm not a CPA, but I'll be telling them about the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. But the important thing right now is that the CCH CompleteTax online software contest is still going strong. To make sure you get a chance to win a software access code check out Tax software giveaway time! You folks who've already entered but not yet won know that you don't have to do so again. You'll... Read more →


Travis! You're the 5th winner of access to free online tax preparation software. Congratulations on snagging the CCH CompleteTax code, bringing our first week of tax-season giveaways to a very successful conclusion. We'll pick back up on Monday, with winner #6 being selected and announced the afternoon of Feb. 1. But just because I'm taking the weekend off doesn't mean you have to. If you haven't entered already, feel free to do so. If you need details on the giveaway, check out Tax software giveaway time! And you folks who already sent me an e-mail, you can take the contest... Read more →


Igor! Congratulations and happy 2009 tax prep and filing. Sorry I'm a bit late today, but the process was the same. Entrants. Random picking. Winner of a code to use CCH CompleteTax online software. We'll be doing this 11 more times, every weekday through Feb. 12. If you want a chance to win a software access code and, even better (OK, even as good!) see your name on the ol' blog, check out Tax software giveaway time! For the record, I want to repeat that folks who are already entered but haven't yet won will be automatically part of Friday's,... Read more →


This time the program at Random.org pulled Meg's name out of the list. Congrats! We're just getting started here with our giveaways this filing season. This first batch of goodies is access codes to CCH CompleteTax's online software. If you want to get in on the fun, check out Tax software giveaway time! Folks who are already entered will be automatically part of Thursday's, Jan. 28, random drawing. I'll announce that lucky winner around this same time tomorrow. Thanks to all who've participated so far. Welcome to newcomers. And good luck to you all! Full disclosure: Just so everyone knows,... Read more →


Carolyn! Congratulations on being the lucky winner of our second CCH CompleteTax online software giveaway. I just e-mailed Carolyn the access code. I'm sure she's already started working on her 2009 return. If you want to get your taxes going, too, then be sure to enter our giveaway. We have 13 more access codes to hand out. Folks who are already entered -- details on how to do that are in Tax software giveaway time! -- will be automatically part of Wednesday's, Jan. 27, random drawing. I'll announce that lucky winner around this same time tomorrow. Thanks to all who've... Read more →


Shane. Congratulations on winning Don't Mess With Taxes' first tax giveaway of 2010. The access code is on its cyberway to Shane so he can start filling out his tax return with CCH CompleteTax online software. Don't despair if you didn't win this initial drawing of the tax season. Another code will be awarded around this time tomorrow. If you've already entered the giveaway, your name will go back in the hat for the next random selection. If you haven't entered and would like to, check out how at Tax software giveaway time! Thanks to all who've participated so far.... Read more →


Are you ready to e-file your taxes? If you are but haven't picked up any tax software yet, I've got a deal for you. I have 15 access codes for CompleteTax online tax preparation and filing software, courtesy the nice folks at CCH. CCH is widely known in the tax geek world for its tax, accounting and audit information, as well as the software and services it offers tax professionals. But its consumer tax prep package, CompleteTax, got good marks in this review. Each access code will let the lucky winner prepare and file one federal and one state tax... Read more →