Release Notes: Automatic phone credit was added to US1040. It will automatically calculate standard one-time phone credit, if not otherwise specified on US1040 line 71. The NJ State form F line 5 was fixed.
Release Notes: A new GUI for OTS was posted for downloading. The new GUI is based on Gtk, which offers an improved look and feel. It is now set as the default user interface in the regular OTS distribution package for Linux and Microsoft users. The older GUI is still included in case there are any problems with the new one. A user feedback survey was added to the webpage. The updated tax programs for this year remain stable.
Release Notes: A fix was made for Line 27 of the US 1040 Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the US-1040 program. Additionally, some tool-tips, or hover-notes, were added in the OTS-GUI to provide hints about some of the button functions.
Release Notes: The program was updated for the 2013 tax year. As in prior years, this version contains programs for US 1040 with Schedules A, B, C, D, and with the 8829 and 8849 forms. It also contains updated State versions for California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, New York, and Massachusetts. Pre-compiled versions are available for Linux, Mac OS X, and MS Windows, along with source code.
Release Notes: The initial version of OTS updated for the 2012 tax year has been released. It contains the US1040, with schedules A through D, along with forms 8829 and 8849. It also contains updated State Tax versions for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, and Virginia. Pre-compiled versions were posted, along with sourcecode.
Release Notes: This release adds a fix to the AMT worksheet line 39 calculation. Some minor improvements have been added to the template form comment fields to provide hints about how to fill out forms. A link has been added to the OTS homepage to a complementary PDF form-filler utility project which helps fill out the PDF forms automatically.