Is TurboTax Free
Edition really free?

Yes. We guarantee you’ll pay nothing to file your simple federal and state taxes.

Join the millions who file for $0

50 million hard-working taxpayers can file their simple federal and state taxes for free. You can file with TurboTax Free Edition if you only have the following situations:

  • W-2 income
  • Limited interest and dividend income reported on a 1099-INT
    or 1099-DIV
  • Claim the standard deduction
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC)
  • Child tax credits

  • Situations not covered in TurboTax Free
    Edition include:

  • Itemized deductions (Schedule A)
  • Business or 1099-MISC income
    (Schedule C)
  • Stock sales (Schedule D)
  • Rental property income (Schedule E)
  • Credits, deductions and income reported on schedules 1-6, such as the
    Student Loan Interest Deduction

  • How does TurboTax make
    any money?

    Customers with more complex tax situations will file with our other TurboTax products that provide all the right forms and guidance they need. We also offer additional benefits that go beyond filing your taxes, but they are completely optional and are not required to file your taxes for free. Many of our customers value additional features like:

  • One-on-one help for answers, on demand with a TurboTax specialist

  • With TurboTax Free, the power to file for free
    is all yours!