07 Apr '15, 4am

#AutoHackerNews #PSA: H&R Block online's tax tables might be very wrong

I made the unpleasant discovery tonight as I was reviewing my form, that the H&R Block online edition has miscalculated the tax I owe the IRS this year. They did correctly calculate my taxable income, but suggested I was owed a refund this year. This struck me as quite odd, seeing as my taxable income for 2014 was comparable to my taxable income for 2013, and I remembered paying the IRS what seemed like a significant portion of my bank account last spring. I checked the IRS tax tables, and found the error. H&R Block's tax tables are off by thousands of dollars , in my case. By exactly increments of thousands of dollars. What I think happened: the IRS tax tables include commas. Everything after the comma is correct. Someone really messed up, whether it was in incorrectly reading a CSV file, or otherwise incorrectly parsing the IRS tables. H&R Block has all sorts of fancy gu...

Full article: http://hackerspace.lifehacker.com/psa-h-r-block-onlines-t...

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