Auto City, Redding, CA.

"We’ve sold over 45 extra cars in our first 3 tax seasons using this program. The Instant Refund Estimator is a great way to get people with refund money in your door”. Julie, Sales Manager.

Blue Ridge Motors, Hickory, NC.

“Our first year using the TaXstar Income Tax Refund Program attracted dozens of new customers and provided over $40,000 for down payments”. Dana, Finance Manager.

The Auto Hubb Janesville, WI.

“We have been working with TaXstar since 2004, and have had great success every year. I highly recommend their Refund Program”. Renee, Owner.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Taxstar?

We are a national tax company helping taxpayers since 1965.

Who prepares the tax returns?

Tax returns are prepared by experienced tax professionals who understand the current federal and state tax laws.

What does the auto dealer do?

You collect tax information from your customer, send it to us, and give the completed tax return to the customer for review and signature.

How long does it take to collect and send the information through your web portal?

10 to 15 minutes to send to us and another 5 to 10 minutes to get signatures and send back.

Do we need any training?

Our Learning Center provides online webinars, teleconferences, video tutorials, and a topical knowledge base to provide the guidance needed to use tax refunds to sell more cars.

How much is the Enrollment fee?

Enroll at before November 30, and the annual enrollment fee is only $249. The re-enrollment fee for returning dealers who worked with us last year is only $265, and the regular fee online after November 30, 2013 is $265.

How do I market the Program?

Taxstar has a selection of proven advertising and marketing materials that can be customized to fit your business. We will work with you to create a marketing plan that works!

When does regular Tax Season start?

The IRS is scheduled to begin receiving electronically filed tax returns on January 28, 2014. Returns prepared before that date will be held and sent as soon as processing begins.

How do I sell cars before tax season, in November and December?

Our "Jump Start" program uses the customer last pay stub to estimate the amount of the anticipated tax refund. Then some of that money can be used as a deferred Down Payment that is paid off in February.

Do you prepare taxes in all 50 states?

Yes, Taxstar Income tax is qualified to prepare taxes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

How much do you charge to prepare and file a tax return?

There is NO upfront cost; all fees can be deducted from the tax refund. Our fees start at $159, which is much lower than the major national tax companies.

How quickly can the Auto Dealer receive the customer's refund money?

The IRS processing time is normally between 7 to 20 days, and the refund can be sent directly to the auto dealer.

Do I need a computer to participate in the Tax Refund for Down Payment Program?

Using our online Auto Portal is the preferred way, but you can also use a fax machine and telephone.