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TurboTax Software is a CD/Download suite of products including
these editions - Basic, Deluxe, Premier, Home & Business and Business.
See below for More Information.
For the Free Edition and
Free Estimator & Calculators,
see - TurboTax Online Tax Preparation
Whatever your skill level, you will find the easy to follow format
guides you with tips that simplify the tasks and walk you through
your return preparation step by step in a easy to understand procedure.
With easy and FREE to use calculators, you can save more money
on your taxes than ever before.
Intuit TurboTax Basic
Does the Hard Work for You
Asks Easy Questions, Tailored to You — Guides you step by step through
your return, then puts your answers on the right forms for you.
Intuit TurboTax Deluxe
Finds All the Deductions You Deserve,
Maximizes Your Deductions — Asks simple questions about your income,
family situation and changes in your financial situation. Then,
based on your answers, searches for more than 350 deductions to
get you the biggest refund—guaranteed.
Intuit TurboTax Premier
Helps You Get the Most from Your Investments and Rental Property
Imports Your Investment Info — Saves time by automatically importing
your investment info directly from your financial institution. Premier
edition Helps You Accurately Report Investment Sales — Walks you
through reporting sales of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Automatically
calculates capital gains/losses and keeps track of those that carry
over to future returns.
Intuit TurboTax Home &
Personal & Business in One
Has Everything you need to easily do your personal and business
taxes. Home and Business Also includes everything in the Premier
Intuit TurboTax Business
Corporations, Partnerships & LLCs
You don’t need to know a thing about business taxes. Its customized
interview tailors itself to your type of business (corporation,
partnership, or multi-member LLC) and provides extra guidance to
simplify your preparation and help you maximize savings. Just answer
simple questions and let the program do the work.
TurboTax is an American preparation and filing suite of products
initially developed by Michael A. Chipman of Chipsoft in the mid-1980s.
It became an Intuit product due to an acquisition in 1993 of its creator,
San Diego-based Chipsoft. Now known as Intuit Consumer Tax Group, it
is still based in San Diego, where it moving into a new office complex
in 2007. Intuit Corporation is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
There are a number of different versions, and they are available
for both federal and state income returns. This product is designed
to guide users through their returns step-by-step.
Generally, federal editions are released late in the year around December,
and the state editions are released in mid-January to mid-February.
They normally release new versions as soon as the IRS completes revisions
to the forms and approves the programs. The process is similar for those
states that collect state income taxes.
In 2005 TurboTax extended its offering by allowing any taxpayer to use
a basic version of its federal product for free as part of the Free
File Alliance. By 2006 that offer has been limited to free federal online
preparation and e-file for taxpayers whose adjusted gross income is
$28,500 or less (or $52,000 for those in the military) and those 50
With any version, you can either choose to e-file your taxes and submit
them electronically once you have finished entering all of your information,
or you can print and mail them. Federal e-filing is included in the
price of your program, but you do need to pay an additional fee to e-file
your state taxes. E-filing typically allows consumers to receive their
As you use the software to enter financial information and answer questions,
you’re also given the option to submit questions to the online community
and to receive help if something doesn’t make sense and you need additional
support. I’ve asked several questions in previous years, and within
a few hours received extremely helpful answers from other users who
got me moving in the right direction.
It's a great choice so give it a try...