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Why TurboTax Premier is the easiest choice for you…
TurboTax Premier was designed to easily guide you step by step through your taxes to make sure you're making the most of your investments and rental property deductions, the calculations are 100% accurate, and you're getting the biggest tax refund possible.
Choose TurboTax Premier if any of the following apply to you:
- You sold stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or options for an employee stock plan
- You own rental property
- You are the beneficiary of an estate or trust (received a K-1 form)
If you are a sole proprietor, consultant, 1099 contractor, or single-owner LLC, choose TurboTax Home & Business. It has everything in Premier, PLUS expanded guidance to help you maximize home office, vehicle, and other business deductions.
If you own an S Corp, partnership, C Corp, or multiple-member LLC, choose TurboTax Business.
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TurboTax Premier includes everything in Deluxe, plus additional features to help you get the most from your investments and rental properties.
Import Your Investment Info — Save time by automatically importing participating investment info directly from your financial institution.
Get Help Accurately Reporting Investment Sales — You’ll be walked through reporting sales of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. TurboTax will automatically calculate capital gains/losses and keeps track of those that carry over to future tax returns.
Your Cost Basis in Three Easy Steps — Find your accurate purchase price for stock sales, in three easy steps.
Get Help with Employee Stock Plans — Get guidance in reporting sales. TurboTax automatically determines your correct basis for selling shares purchased at different times or different prices.
Maximize Your IRA Savings — TurboTax will show you exactly how much you can save on this year’s taxes by opening or contributing to an IRA.
See Your Best Rental Depreciation Method — Simplify reporting rental property depreciation. You’ll be shown which depreciation method will get you the biggest tax deduction.
Maximize Refinancing Deductions — You’ll be guided through deducting points, appraisal fees, recording costs, and more so you don’t miss a single chance to save.
Get Help with New Rental Properties — Get step by step guidance in how to set up new rental properties.
Also includes everything in Deluxe:
We Do the Hard Work for You
Easy Questions, Tailored to You — We ask questions in plain English and then put your answers on the right forms for you, including 1040EZ, 1040A, and 1040. TurboTax skips interview questions that don’t apply to you, so you can finish your return faster.
Automatically Fill in of W-2 and 1099 Info — Get your W-2 and 1099 data directly from over 400,000 participating employers and financial institutions. TurboTax automatically places it in the right tax forms. A brief summary lets you review and edit downloaded information if necessary.
Transfer Last Year’s Tax Info — No retyping necessary. TurboTax fills in information from your previous year’s return to help save time and increase accuracy. You’ll be shown what you’re importing and where it goes in your tax return.
Import Your Financial Data — Import information directly from ItsDeductible, so you can skip the cut and paste this year.
Continue at Your Own Pace — Save your progress. Do your taxes at your own pace, at any time of day.
We Help You Make Sure Your Taxes Are Correct
Smart Check™ Scans for Mistakes — Before you file, TurboTax completes thousands of error checks on your tax return to help make sure it is accurate and you avoid triggering an audit.
Guaranteed Accurate Calculations — If you should get hit with an IRS or state penalty or interest due to a TurboTax calculation error, we’ll pay you the penalty and interest.
Keep Up-to-Date with the Latest Tax Laws — With a single click you can check for updates each time you start to ensure your return includes the latest IRS and state tax forms. No more disruptions while you work on your return.
Get Answers When You Need Them
Live Tax Answers — Get answers online from TurboTax experts and other TurboTax users in our Live Community. Plus, you’ll have instant access to answers to commonly asked tax questions on every screen.
Straightforward Guidance & Advice — Find answers on any tax topic from anywhere within TurboTax. Get explanations of specific tax areas in plain English and helpful examples when you need them.
EasyGuide™ — Not sure how to answer a tax question? We’ll guide you to the right answer, making your taxes even easier.
Your Tax Return, Explained for You — Get a summary of your return, including income, tax, credits and payments. You’ll be provided with recommendations to help you get an even bigger refund next year.
FREE Technical Support — Got a software question? No problem! Get answers from a TurboTax expert via phone or live chat.
You’re Covered In Case of an Audit
Free Downloadable Audit Support — Get step-by-step guidance on everything you need to know and do if the IRS contacts you.
Audit Support Guarantee — Free one-on-one audit guidance year-round from an experienced tax expert.
Track Your Audit Risk — Audit Risk Meter™ checks your tax return for common audit triggers. Shows whether your risk is high or low. And provides tips to help you reduce your chance of an audit.
Also Available for Purchase: Audit Defense — Audit Defense provides full-service representation by a trained tax professional. You will never have to meet with the IRS, unless you want to.1
We’ll Help You Find All The Deductions and Credits You Deserve to Get Your Biggest Refund
Maximize Your Tax Deductions — You’ll be asked simple questions about your income, family situation and changes in your tax situation and credits. Then, based on your answers, TurboTax will search for more than 350 deductions and credits to get you the biggest tax refund— guaranteed.
See Deduction Opportunities as You Go — See which tax deductions you’ve taken. Which deductions you haven’t. TurboTax can tell you how to qualify for just about any deduction, so you don’t miss any opportunities to save.
Get the Maximum Deduction for Donations — ItsDeductible (included) helps you accurately value items you donate to charity–no more guessing. Plus, it tracks other donations such as cash, mileage and stocks, to help you get every charitable deduction you’re entitled to.
Life Events Expert — Changed jobs? Got married? Bought a home? Had a baby? TurboTax guides you through common life changes, explains how the changes will impact your taxes, and tells you what you can deduct.
Get Guidance with Your Medical Expenses — TurboTax does all the math and tells you if you qualify to deduct your medical expenses for maximum tax savings.
Get Your Tax Refund Faster with Included Federal Efile
See Your Tax Refund in Real Time — Watch your refund add up as you complete your tax return. Our Dual Refund Monitor constantly displays and updates both your federal and state refunds (or taxes due) as you complete your federal return.
Federal Efile Included — Efile your federal return to get the fastest refund possible. Free federal efile is included with TurboTax at no extra charge. If you’re a returning user, we’ll automatically transfer your efile information from your previous year’s return to save you even more time.
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|TurboTax||Leading Tax Store|
|Asks you questions and fills in the right tax forms||
|Gets you every deduction and credit you deserve||
|Easily handles major life changes that can affect your taxes||
|Free tax advice from experienced tax experts who are all CPAs, Enrolled Agents, or Tax Attorneys1||
|Prepare and file your taxes on your schedule, anytime, 24/7||
|Saves you an average of $100 or more in preparing your taxes2||
|Saves you from additional form-by-form charges||
TurboTax prepared more federal tax returns last year than the leading tax store.3
1Live tax advice service is free and available year-round by phone or live chat for questions on 2012 U.S. Federal and State tax returns (restrictions apply). Free Edition customers only receive live chat; Business Edition customers only receive phone. Service, experience levels, hours of operation and availability vary and are subject to change without notice. Tax Attorneys are not providing legal advice and are authorized under IRS Circ 230 to provide tax assistance and tax advice. See full offer details.
2Based on 2012 reported company and survey data for personal returns. Actual savings vary based on tax situation.
3Based upon industry, historical and publicly available data for 2010 returns in the U.S.