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OTS Versions updated for the 2017 Tax-Year:
  Each package contains US 1040 Fed taxes, Scheds A, B, C, D, and forms 6251 & 8949, updated for 2017 tax-year. Also includes updated State-Tax versions for CA, OH, NC, NJ, VA, PA, NY and MA. Each package includes pre-compiled executables for the given platform, as well as source-code and build-scripts in case re-compiling is ever needed.

For Linux - April 12, 2018     (Select for 32-bit or 64-bit OS.)
    OpenTaxSolver2017_15.07_linux32.tgz   (5.4-MB)
    OpenTaxSolver2017_15.07_linux64.tgz   (5.4-MB)
Package is a gzip'd tar-file. To unpack,
      tar xfz OpenTaxSolver2017_15.07_linuxXX.tgz
Unpacks into a directory of similar name.
- Start by double-clicking or running:   ./Run_taxsolve_GUI

For MS-Windows - April 12, 2018   (10.6-MB)
- Same as above, but zip format for easier unpacking on MS-Windows. Contains compiled binary executables for MS-Windows PCs, with source-code.
- Start by double-clicking:   Run_taxsolve_GUI       (This just invokes bin\ots_gui2.)

For Apple Mac-OSx - April 12, 2018
    OpenTaxSolver2017_15.07_MacOSx.tgz   (9.9-MB)
- Same as above, but contains executables for Apple Mac-OSX.
- Double-click on package to unpack. Navigate to top directory inside.
- Start by clicking:   Run_taxsolve_GUI
(The first time, you may need to hold down your control-key while clicking on Run_taxsolve_GUI. Then click Open in the menu and then in the small window. Or run from terminal window.)

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Revision History:

  • v15.07 (4/12/2018) - Code clean-ups in GUI. Re-activated Fed-1040 Line-34, Tuition and Fees Deduction, which was originally removed from 2017 tax forms, and then reinstated by Congress in the middle of this filing season.
  • v15.06 (4/3/2018) - Adjusted Virginia program line-12 to force itemized deductions if itemized on Federal, even if VA. Std. Deduction would have been greater.
  • v15.05 (3/23/2018) - Minor improvements to PDF printouts for US-1040 + NJ State forms.
  • v15.04 (3/19/2018) - Further automated California CA540 Adjustments form. Provides more complete form fill-out. In US-1040, now blanks unneeded zero entries, and properly resets "various" date in Cap-Gains form. Added optional ability to accept AMT Form 6251 entries for lines 8-27. (Just add entries like, "AMTws27 xx", before the "L49" line, where xx would be value for the AMT worksheet line 27.)
  • v15.03 (2/14/2018) - Fixed fed1040 collectible gains used before input. Note that this caused a line change between lines 12 and 39a. If you already started a Form from the prior release, you need to adjust the position of the Collectibles line, or better to just copy your entries to the new form. Fixed missing fill-in of 1st SchedB Int+Divs, and comma issue in Sched-B PDF, as well as proper medical percentage in Sched-A line 3. Began addressing OH form size issues. More line-label improvements. Apt + Middle initials in PDF forms.
  • v15.02 (2/7/2018) - Added State forms for NY and MA. Fixes & improvements to several of the forms and programs based on user-feedback. Added middle initials to form-fillout for certain states. Added unlimited page-overflow capability for Fed-1040 Schedules B+D.
  • v15.01 (2/2/2018) - Added State forms for PA and VA. Fixes to several others.
  • v15.00 (1/31/2018) - Initial release for 2017 tax-year. The State forms for PA, VA, MY, and MA are grayed-out in this version, since their updates were not ready. Will be activated in subsequent releases.

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