We looked at nine popular online tax software providers: Cash App Taxes, eFile.com, FreeTaxUSA, FileYourTaxes.com, H&R Block, TurboTax, Jackson Hewitt, TaxSlayer and TaxAct.
We narrowed our list to four finalists offering the overall best online tax software for small businesses.
To evaluate the four, we created a profile for a small business owner with business income and deductions. We ran the profile’s details through the software and scored each option across four categories: ease of use; quality of customer service; pricing; and help with filing. The scores were used for our final ranking.
Online tax software providers typically offer a self-employed option where users can file a Schedule C, “Profit or Loss From Business.” If you have a more complicated tax situation, such as a partnership or corporate tax return, you may want to hire a certified public…