More than one in five taxpayers say they will go online to prepare their taxes according to a new survey by Opinion Research, conducted for CompleteTax.
The survey found sixty percent of taxpayers plan to use an accountant or professional tax preparer. The number of taxpayers turning to online tax programs now slightly surpasses those planning to use packaged software with 11 percent saying they will go online compared to 10 percent saying they will buy a packaged program.
It looks like a certain search giant’s scored another victory in terms of its influence on society. Or it’s at least half a win, as the American Dialect Society has declared "google" the word of the decade.
Google is used to coming under fire from different groups when it comes to its Google Books project. Most recently, the fire has come from the China Writers Association, which has over 8,000 members.
The group complained that Google was scanning and uploading its books without permission from authors. According to a Bloomberg report: