Thanks to H&R Block, today is National Tax Advice day, and they’re offering two free tax prep tools.
OrganizIT asks you a series of questions and builds a tax preparation checklist of the forms you’ll need.
DeductionPro helps you find deductions. Only works in Internet Explorer, so fire that up or use the IE tab Firefox extension. After you’re finished entering deductions by category, you can save the results to your computer and/or print your report.
The tools are pretty basic but could be a boon if you’re just looking to get a quick start on this year’s returns. After all, even harder than doing your taxes is getting started doing your taxes. — BEN POPKEN