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TaxAct is a leading provider of Internet-enabled tax solutions for both individuals and professional preparers. We offer a comprehensive suite of solutions that address the tax needs of the growing online tax filing market.

Tax software industry veterans who assembled a management team with significant experience in tax accounting, marketing, and software development founded the company in 1998. A pioneer in the industry for more than 15 years, TaxAct was the first to offer free online federal tax filing capabilities, and has successfully enabled the filing of over 50 million federal tax returns. As the market continues its shift towards digital "do-it-yourself" (DIY) tax preparation, TaxAct is well-positioned as a trusted consumer brand that represents value, innovation and accuracy.


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Since its inception in 1983, HD Vest Financial Services® has supported an independent network of tax and non-tax professionals who provide comprehensive financial planning solutions including securities, insurance, money management services, and banking solutions. We are ranked as one of the top 15 independent broker-dealer firms, 1with over 4,400 independent contractors managing over $39 billion in assets for individuals, families and small businesses in all 50 states.2

At HD Vest, although we do not provide tax advice, we believe all aspects of your financial picture should be given equal emphasis, including the impact of taxes on both short- and long-term financial decisions. That's the reason we set out to reinvent the way financial services were delivered more than 30 years ago, introducing a comprehensive approach to total wealth management delivered by your most trusted advisor.

1Think Advisor 2016 Broker-Dealer Reference Guide, which measured/ranked the top 25 independent broker-dealers by annual revenue.
2As of January 1, 2017

HD Vest Financial Services® is the holding company for the group of companies providing financial services under the HD Vest name. Securities offered through HD Vest Investment ServicesSM, Member SIPC, Advisory services offered through HD Vest Advisory ServicesSM, 6333 N. State Highway 161, Fourth Floor, Irving, TX 75038, 972-870-6000.

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