Filing US Federal Taxes Under Linux
Mar 31, 2008, 00:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Filling out tax returns has traditionally been an area where
Linux comes up short compared to the proprietary platforms, but you
actually have several options for using commercial income tax
products on a Linux platform. Here's a quick look at three
commercial tax offerings I found that work just fine using Ubuntu
7.10 and Firefox 220.127.116.11, even though two of the three vendors
warn Linux users they are not supported. Translation: Don't look
for vendor help if you run into problems.
"Each product I looked at follows a Q&A format which, while
it saves you have having to stare directly at a complicated form,
asks you for specific data in a specific sequence..."