Getting Started: How To Prepare Your 2018 - 2019 Tax Return With TurboTax

Free TurboTax TaxCaster Tax Estimator Calculator

What will your tax refund, or payment, look like this year? Changes in your life – like a salary or job change, new house or car, or additions to your family might affect your refund.

TurboTax FREE Tax Estimator Calculator:

In about 10 minutes you can estimate your Federal refund in advance. Simply plug in the approximate numbers asked for, and presto, the calculated estimate of how much you will owe or, are getting back, it's quite easy!

Intuit’s comprehensive Tax Caster!

Estimates your federal income taxes  * TurboTax FREE Tax Estimator *

Estimates your federal income bracket and average income tax rate.

TurboTax offers a calculation tool called the TaxCaster. This online calculation tool calculates the amount you will owe or be getting back from your return, in a very user friendly way.

It asks you questions in the form of text & diagrams that make it very easy for you to understand and follow.

The basic idea of TurboTax is to use the information you provide to ensure your claiming any deductions available to you.

As you answer the questions, the calculator calculates your income, deductions and exemptions based on your background, income and any taxes due or refund. It also takes care of your Alternate Minimum Taxes (AMT)& IRA.

Try the TaxCaster by TurboTax before you do your taxes and you will have a clear picture before hand on where you stand with the IRS..

Your computer should have the following specifications for the Caster calculator to run optimally:

Operating System: Vista or Windows XP, 2000, 98 FE/SE or ME

Browsers Supported: Internet Explorer 5.5 (or higher), FireFox 1.07 (or higher), Netscape® Navigator® 8.0 (or higher), AOL® 8.0 (or higher).

Macromedia Flash 7 or higher must be installed on your system to view Intuit's Tax Caster tool.

The privacy of your data entered into the TurboTax Calculator is described in Intuit Terms of Service. Your personal information is not saved and is not transmitted to any other party. Intuit does not share or collect any information.

Legal Disclosures

Access to the TurboTax Caster application is provided as a convenience to help you calculate an estimate of your federal income liability for the year indicated. The Caster is provided free of charge on an "as-is and as available" basis, with no warranty in regards to the accuracy of the calculations, rates or results. Users of the application should consult with their own advisor in regards to specific or unique circumstances.

FREE TurboTax Calculators

Use these FREE TurboTax calculators to get a preview of your taxes.

FREE TurboTax Estimator Calculator

How much will you pay this year? find out quick and FREE

Refund Estimator - How much will your refund be this year?

Changes in your life—like a salary or job change, new house or car, or additions to your family—might affect your refund. This calculator helps you determine how much you are likely to pay in taxes for 2008—or how big your refund will be. The latest changes to the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) are factored in for increased accuracy.

FREE Tax Rate Calculator

What's your average rate?

Average Rate Calculator - What's my average rate amount?

Want to know the average rate you'll pay on your income? Plug in your income figures and this handy calculator will show what percentage of your income will go to taxes.

FREE Home Loan Saver Calculator

How much will your mortgage save you in taxes?

If you paid interest or points on a home loan, chances are you can deduct those payments from your income taxes. This calculator can help you find out how much your mortgage will save you on your taxes.

FREE Deduction Finder Calculator

Are you claiming all the deductions you deserve?

Are you missing out on deductions you deserve to claim? Use this calculator to help identify over 350 credits and deductions available and which ones you are eligible for.

FREE Rebate Estimator Calculator

Will you get a rebate from the U.S. government?

The government will not automatically send you a stimulus check if you qualify. You must claim this rebate on your return. This could be a huge potential credit for many filers that have been laid off or hit hard by the current economic situation.

Paycheck Withholding Calculator - How much will I take home after withholdings?

Are you withholding enough—or too much—from your paychecks? This valuable tool looks at your entire situation, including your other income and expenses, and figures out what you'll actually owe on your taxes for the year. The calculator then determines how much you should have withheld to cover what you'll owe, without giving Uncle Sam a big loan.