Now we all know that if you receive W2 or 1099 forms (as well as others) that you most likely won't have your forms by the 2nd of January but you can still get a jump start on filing or at least getting an idea of what you owe or what refund you may be getting.
Turbo Tax allows you to do your own taxes from home or even from your cell phone. You get expert advice from tax professionals, as well as tax calculators and planners. Seriously, it doesn't get any easier.
Why sit in line for hours at a strip mall or store only to find that you've forgotten a piece of paperwork when you can simply do your taxes at home? You'll save money as well as save time and a lot of waiting.