Release Notes: A convenient pull-down menu was added to the GUI for selecting filing status. A quit-warning pop-up was added to avoid accidental exits. A bug in the comment editor was fixed. The GUI was made to tolerate a wider range of file name options. The graphical frontend for OTS tax solver programs is optional but convenient for entry and editing of tax data, and calculation of taxes on all platforms. OTS can always be used in pure text mode with your favorite editor.
Release Notes: The OTS GUI has received further improvements in this release. A convenient pull-down menu was added to select filing status. A quit-warning pop-up was added to avoid accidental exits. A bug in the comment editor was fixed. The GUI was made to tolerate a wider range of file-name options. The GUI is optional, and OTS can still be used in pure text mode with your favorite editor.
Release Notes: This release improves the GUI, which now anticipates where to expect files and programs in OTS packages. A print button and front panel buttons to select tax programs have been added. All tax programs and forms remain stable in this release, which contains solvers and templates updated for the 2005 tax year for: US 1040 with A, B, C, and D, and State Tax versions for CA, MA, NJ, NC, VA, OH, NY, and PA.
Release Notes: The NY State Tax solver was updated for the 2005 tax-year. Fed1040 was updated by adding the line 39 entry for over 65 and Social Security calculations as a separate program. Source and pre-compiled binaries are available. The present OTS release contains solvers and templates updated for the 2005 tax-year for Fed 1040, Schedules A, B, C, D, as well as State Tax solvers and templates for CA, MA, NJ, NC, VA, OH, NY, and PA.
Release Notes: Two errors were fixed on the original release of the Fed1040-2005 program (lines 37+42). The Ohio State Tax program was updated for 2005 was added to the release. The 3.04 release contains 2005 updates of OTS for NC, VA, CA, PA, NJ, and MA State Taxes and Federal 1040 with Scheds A,B,C,D.
Release Notes: Updated versions of OTS have been posted for North Carolina and Virginia 2005 State Tax forms. The Federal 1040, with Scheds A,B,C,D, and State forms for CA, PA, NJ, and MA were previously posted.
Release Notes: Updates for the 2005 tax year have been posted for US Fed 1040, with Scheds A, B, C, D. Updates for State Tax forms have also been posted for California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Updates for NC, VA, OH, and NY are being reviewed and should be posted within a week.
Release Notes: This release updates the Canadian T1 tax form with 2004 constants and includes other minor updates for 2004. The basic Ontario tax form was also implemented, and takes many values from the T1 (Federal) form and reduces the numbers to re-enter.
Release Notes: This release improves the usage instructions, and adds Weblog and contributors pages. The blog carries status and ongoing discussions about issues and future plans. The contributors page credits many who have helped so far.
Release Notes: Initial completed versions of Tax Solvers for Ohio and Virginia state taxes have been added to the newly-reorganized OTS_All_US packages. The package also includes US 1040 and state solvers for CA, MA, PA, NJ, NY, and NC, all updated for the 2004 tax year. The executables have been updated and the instructions have been improved in the Microsoft version of the OTS_All_US package.