Security is built into everything we do
TurboTax works hard to safeguard your information so you can file worry-free.
Safeguards every time you sign in
Securely access your account by entering your password and a unique, single-use code we'll send your trusted device or email address, or answer a series of questions.
Your one-of-a-kind fingerprint password gives you access to your account on your smartphone via the TurboTax app.
Protecting your personal info
We encrypt any of your data that we store, and when we
electronically send your return to the IRS or state agencies,
we use SSL encryption that exceeds IRS standards.
Login and device activity
Easily see the login history and devices used to access your account so you can spot unusual activity.
Auto email notifications
We’ll notify you of changes made to your account, such as updating your payment method, changing
your password, or signing in for the first time on a
Dedicated security staff
TurboTax security specialists work to protect your personal information through monitoring, internal checks, and external tests. As an industry leader,
we continually work with the
IRS and state revenue departments on
anti-fraud measures. Together,
we’re raising the bar for detecting
If you believe your account has been compromised or have any security-related questions,
contact us today.
How you can protect
Keeping your information safe is a shared responsibility. Never give anyone your user ID and password, always use unique, hard–to–guess passwords, and be vigilant.Additional ResourcesCreate strong passwords and choose a good user ID
Use safety measures and good practices to protect
How to spot and avoid phishing, pharming, vishing
Tax tips if your identity has been stolen
Keeping yourself safe from tax
For more, visit our Online Security Center.