Open Tax Solver 14.06

OpenTaxSolver (OTS) is a free safe & secure application for doing your US Federal and State income taxes. It is based on a GUI for easy entry of your information to calculate your tax answers. It assists you in doing the otherwise tedious calculations, while showing the intermediate and final numbers. It can now automatically fill-out your numbers onto several of the official government PDF tax forms.

Tags taxes tax software tax deduction ots tax preparation free tax software
License GNU GPL
State stable

Recent Releases

14.0601 Apr 2017 19:09 minor bugfix: Fixed PDF Autofillout of Form 8949 Longterm checkmark for D/E. Fixed PDF Autofillout of NJ Line 29 metadata file.
14.0513 Mar 2017 22:15 minor bugfix: Fixed GUI display of Cap-Gains, broken by label change.
14.0403 Mar 2017 13:27 minor feature: Added California Schedule-CA "Adjustments" form to the auto-fillout. Minor GUI updates. All tax programs remained stable.
14.0325 Feb 2017 12:38 major feature: PDF Auto-Fillout capability was added for two more states: Massachusetts (MA) and North Carolina (NC). Now all State programs report tax-bracket and effective tax-rate for your information. In case of underpayment, now shows percent underpaid. PDF form fill-out now places commas in large dollar amounts, except where disallowed. Improved GUI file-browser to prevent common mistakes. Easier, more intuitive. Fixed NJ+NY PDF form fill-out. Otherwise, all tax calculations remained stable and unchanged from the last version.
14.0218 Feb 2017 07:08 minor feature: PDF Auto-Fillout capability was added for two more states: New York and New Jersey. There were some minor cleanups and improvements in form comments. The California auto-fillout now writes zeros in lines that require an entry even-if-zero. Otherwise, all tax calculations remained stable and unchanged from the last version.
14.0105 Feb 2017 22:48 major feature: Updated for most recent tax year (2016). Improved automatic form fill-out functions and PDF viewer selection. Added calculations for Social Security taxes. Added auto-fillout for Virginia state taxes.
13.0327 Mar 2016 11:39 minor feature: Fixed display of NJ State Tax Form lines 37 + 38. Added more checking for valid inputs in the GUI.
13.0219 Feb 2016 22:25 minor feature: Fixed California line 76. Unified runtime files for MS-Win platform. Added more XFDF fill-out templates. A quick overview movie was added to the web page. It shows what OTS does in 1-minute.
13.0114 Feb 2016 19:28 minor feature: This version adds CA and OH State Tax forms to PDF form fill-out, and improved buttons in the GUI window. This version also moves toward unified makefiles across all platforms. An introduction movie was added to the web page. It shows how-to install and use OTS.
13.0006 Feb 2016 06:39 major feature: The initial updated version of Open Tax Solver (OTS) for the 2015 Tax Year is posted for downloading. As in prior years, it contains programs for US 1040 with Schedules A, B, C, D, with AMT and cap-gains forms. It also has State Tax programs for several states. This year's release includes a new Auto-PDF-Fillout option to save you time by placing your numbers directly onto the actual government PDF tax-forms.
12.0228 Mar 2015 18:07 minor feature: Fixed line 374 (worksheet line-3) of California Taxes. Improved selection of PDF-Viewer in the Auto-Fillout versions. See webpage.
12.0108 Feb 2015 07:46 minor bugfix: In the GUI, an inadvertently activated button for PDF Auto-Fillout was deactivated. In the US 1040 program, the printout of last line number (Line 76) was fixed. In the old GUI, which is no longer really used, the years in file names were updated to 2014 (for what it is worth). A GUI invocation issue under Microsoft platforms was fixed.