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We want to thank everyone so much for your generosity in supporting Open-Tax-Solver. -- Aston

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The purpose of this fund drive is to support continued updates and improvements to the Open-Tax-Solver (OTS) project. We are the only Free Open Source Tax Filing project to have carried on sustained releases for multiple consecutive years. This year we celebrate our 14th year !!

The funding will be used for several purposes:

  • Improve and extend OTS. Make it easier to use. More checking.
  • Provide incentives to continue updating, testing, and improving.
  • Encourage the core OTS developers and testers/checkers. Keep them onboard.
  • Help in spreading the word about OTS to wider audiences.
  • Purchase distribution rights to software components to improve OTS, such as PDF form filing options.
  • More instructional videos.
  • Provide some tax assistance support, or audit-support for users.
  • Fight to simplify taxes and promote fair filing methods.
  • Keep OTS free and open for everyone.

We want to expand the form coverage, and improve OTS's overall quality and ease-of-use.

Many faithful and appreciative users have asked how they can help support OTS. Several, who have coding backgrounds, have participated each year in the updating and checking, or have submitted extensions for sections or additional forms. Other non-technical users have asked if they could contribute in other ways. Hence this Please-Fund-Me page. If OTS has helped you over the years -- maybe saved you money in your taxes, or helped avoid paying for expensive commercial software -- consider donating today.

Your donations will help to sustain and improve OTS, as well as get the word out so other tax payers can benefit.

Please support the Open-Tax-Solver (OTS) project.

Thank you,
  -- Aston Roberts

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  Created 1-25-2017
Aston Roberts

4 days ago

Many thanks

Margo Adams
7 days ago

11 days ago

My 8th year with OTS... thank you!

12 days ago


Wendy Moschner
14 days ago

Thanks for helping so quickly

16 days ago


21 days ago

Like it. Thanks.

Art Gunthry
27 days ago

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35 days ago

Keep up the good work.

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