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TurboTax is crushing H&R Block in tax prep

Americans are increasingly turning to financial software to do their own taxes. That's great news for TurboTax maker Intuit, but it's a lot less encouraging for H&R Block and other professional tax preparation companies.

Federal tuition tax deduction back on the books

If you are a student or are paying for someone's college tuition, you might want to wait to file your taxes. In 2017, federal lawmakers did not renew the popular "tuition and fees" federal income tax deduction. But halfway through tax season, it's back on the books, and if you're paying for someone's college expenses, you won't want to miss out.