Intuit is done doing you favors.
The financial software company behind TurboTax
Intuit has a long and troubled history with the Free File program. In 2019,
These questionable practices
In other words, it sure seems like Intuit makes it its business to screw over taxpayers. But that’s not how Intuit sees it. Rather, according to company, the decision to drop out of the Free File program is all about breaking free of the shackles of free tax filing.
“Without the limitations of the Free File program, Intuit can provide more financial benefits and empower Americans of all income levels to take control of their finances at a time they need it most,” reads the company’s statement.
Intuit, meanwhile, further explained in the most passive aggressive manner possible why it decided to leave the program.
“With the Free File program surpassing its founding goals of e-file and free tax preparation, and due to the limitations of the Free File program and conflicting demands from those outside the program, we are not able to continue in the program and deliver all of the benefits that can help consumers make more money, save more, and invest for the future,” claims the company.
It looks like Americans will have to find a new way