TurboTax Home & Business

Personal & Self-Employed

Why use TurboTax Home & Business?

  • Self-employed deductions

    We'll tell you which expenses you can deduct such as phone, supplies, utilities, home office, and more.

  • We know your industry

    Don't miss any tax write-offs—we'll help you spot overlooked tax deductions for
    your industry.

  • Vehicle tax deduction

    Let us determine if actual expenses or the standard mileage rate will get you the biggest
    tax deduction.

  • Expenses made easy

    We'll walk you through expense categories and offer additional tax-deduction suggestions.

  • Answers as
    you go

    Free U.S.-based product support
    and easy-to-understand answers


    online 24/7.

  • Self-employed income

    Perfect for entering multiple sources of income, including 1099-MISCs and sales from goods
    and services.

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Extra guidance for self-employment and small businesses
  • Maximize next
    year's refund

    Understand your tax history and know your “tax health“ with
    expert tips to help you get an
    even bigger refund next year.

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  • Employee tax forms

    Prepare and print unlimited W-2 and 1099 tax forms for your
    employees and contractors.

  • Extra guidance for new businesses

    We'll show you the startup tax deductions for
    new businesses
    so
    you can
    get the maximum
    refund you deserve.

  • Automatically import your

    investment info

    We can automatically import
    investment
    info directly from
    participating
    financial institutions.*

  • Guidance and support reporting investment sales

    We'll walk you through reporting sales of
    stocks, bonds, and
    mutual funds. We'll
    automatically calculate capital gains/losses

    and keep track of those
    that carry over to
    future tax returns.

  • Find your cost basis

    In three easy steps you'll discover your accurate
    purchase

    price for stock sales.

  • Employee stock plans

    If you sold employee stock we'll
    automatically determine your correct
    basis
    for
    shares purchased.

  • Maximize your IRA savings

    Retirement tax help and IRA tool
    show you how
    to get more
    money back this year and
    when
    you retire.

    Maximize your IRA savings
  • See your best rental

    depreciation method

    Simplify reporting your rental property
    depreciation.
    We'll show you
    which
    depreciation method will get you
    the
    biggest tax deduction.

  • Refinancing deductions

    Save every penny—we'll guide you through
    deducting points, appraisal
    fees, and more
    from your refinance.

  • Guidance and support with
    new
    rental properties

    We'll guide you on how to set up new rental
    properties
    . Plus, our median monthly rent
    calculator can help you find the fair market
    value for your
    rental property.

  • Find every tax deduction and credit
    you qualify for

    We'll get to know you by asking simple
    questions about
    your income,
    family and
    changes in your tax situation. Then,
    based
    on your answers,
    TurboTax will search for
    more than 350
    tax deductions and credits to
    get
    you the biggest tax
    refund— guaranteed.

  • Maximize your tax deduction for

    your donations

    Accurately value items you donate to charity
    with ItsDeductible™
    (included)—no more
    guessing. Plus, we'll
    track other donations
    such as
    cash, mileage and stocks, to help

    you get every tax deduction you're
    entitled
    to for your
    charitable donations.

  • Big life changes? We can help.

    Did you change jobs, get married, buy a home
    or retire?
    We'll guide you through common life
    changes, explain how they
    impact your taxes,
    and find any new tax deductions and credits

    you may qualify for.

  • See your audit risk

    Reduce your chance of a tax
    audit
    with our Audit Risk
    Meter™.
    We'll check your tax
    return for common audit
    triggers, shows
    whether your risk
    is high or low and give you
    valuable tips.

    See your audit risk
  • See if you qualify for education

    tax credits

    If you or your children attended college or
    trade school,
    we'll help you
    find refund-
    boosting education tax credits and
    deductions
    (1098-E,
    1098-T) for tuition, books, and
    student
    loan interest.

  • Extra guidance for homeowners

    Your biggest purchase can also mean big deductions for things like:
    mortgage interest, property taxes, refinancing fees, points,
    and
    improvements to your home's
    energy efficiency
    .

  • Automatic import of your W-2
    and 1099 info

    We can automatically import your W-2
    and 1099 tax form

    data from over a
    million participating employers and


    financial institutions.*

  • Get a head start

    We'll automatically import your information from last year's TurboTax
    return to help save time and increase accuracy. We'll even import
    personal information about you and your family if you prepared your
    taxes with TaxAct or H&R Block CD/Download software.

  • No tax knowledge needed

    We'll ask you easy questions about your year
    and fill in the right
    tax forms for you.

  • Answers as you go

    Free U.S.-based product support and easy-to-
    understand answers
    online 24/7.

  • Thousands of error checks

    You won't miss a thing, we'll
    double-check your tax
    return for
    accuracy before you file.

    Thousands of error checks
  • Tax credits for dependents

    We'll show you who qualifies as your
    dependent, and find tax-saving
    deductions and
    credits like the Child & Dependent Care Credit,

    Earned Income Credit (EIC), and child tax credit.

  • Finish your state return faster

    Once you complete your federal taxes, we can
    transfer your information over
    to your state
    return to help you finish quickly and easily. (Fees
    may apply*).

  • Go at your own pace—no

    appointment necessary

    Finish your tax return in one visit or do a little at
    a time. We
    automatically save your progress as
    you go, so you can always pick
    up where you
    left off.

  • Up-to-date with the latest tax laws

    When tax laws change, so does TurboTax. We're always
    up to date.

  • Your information is secure

    We're dedicated to
    safeguarding your personal
    information.
    We test our site
    daily for security, use the most
    advanced
    technology available,
    and employ a dedicated
    Privacy Team.

    Your information is secure
  • See your tax refund in real time

    We display and update your federal and
    state tax refunds (or

    taxes due) as you do
    your income taxes, so you always know


    where
    you stand.

  • Free federal e-file for your fastest

    possible tax refund*

    E-file your federal and state tax return with
    direct deposit
    to get your fastest tax refund
    possible. Free federal e-file
    is included.

  • Your tax refund, your way

    Choose to receive your tax refund by check
    or direct deposit to

    your bank account.

  • No money out of pocket

    Skip the trip to your wallet. We can
    conveniently deduct any TurboTax
    preparation
    fees from your federal tax refund and have
    the
    remaining balance
    deposited directly into your
    bank account. Additional fees may apply.

  • Perfect for independent contractors (1099)

    If you're an independent
    contractor or do freelance work,
    you
    can deduct certain expenses
    to lighten that tax
    bill.
    That's
    where we come in,
    searching over 350 deductions
    and credits
    so you don't

    miss a thing.

    Perfect for independent contractors (1099)
  • We know your industry

    Don't miss any tax write-offs–we'll help

    you spot overlooked tax deductions
    for

    your industry.

  • Vehicle tax deduction

    Let us determine if actual expenses or the
    standard mileage rate will get you
    the
    biggest tax deduction.

  • Expenses made easy

    We'll walk you through expense
    categories and
    offer
    additional

    tax-deduction suggestions.

  • Self-employed Income

    Perfect for entering multiple sources of income,
    including 1099-MISCs
    and sales from goods
    and services.

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Commonly Filed Tax Forms and Schedules
1040U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Schedule 1Additional Income and Adjustments to Income
Schedule 2Tax
Schedule 3Non-refundable Credits
Schedule AItemized Deductions
Schedule BInterest and Dividend Income
Schedule CCovers miscellaneous income and some related expenses (1099-MISC)
Schedule DCapital Gains and Losses
Schedule ESupplemental Income and Loss, including rental property
Schedule EICEarned Income Credit
Schedule SESelf-Employment Tax
Other Tax Forms and Schedules
Form 982Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness
Form 1040-ESEstimated Tax for Individuals
Form 1040-VPayment Vouchers
Form 1040XAmended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Form 1095-AHealth Insurance Marketplace Statement
Form 1098Mortgage Interest Statement
Form 1098-CContributions of Motor Vehicles, Boats and Airplanes
Form 1098-EStudent Loan Interest Statement
Form 1098-TTuition Statement
Form 1099-AAcquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property
Form 1099-BProceeds from Broker Transactions
Form 1099-CCancellation of Debt
Form 1099-DIVDividends and Distributions
Form 1099-GCertain Government Payments
Form 1099-INTInterest Income
Form 1099-KPayment Card and Third Party Network Transactions
Form 1099-MISCMiscellaneous Income
Form 1099-OIDOriginal Issue Discount
Form 1099-QPayments From Qualified Education Programs
Form 1099-RDistributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement, etc.
Form 1099-SADistributions from an HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA
Form 1116/AMTAMT Foreign Tax Credit/Foreign Tax Credit
Form 1310Statement of Person Claiming Refund Due a Deceased Taxpayer
Form 2106Employee Business Expenses
Form 2120Multiple Support Declaration
Form 2210-FUnderpayment of Estimated Tax by Farmers and Fishermen
Form 2210/2210AIUnderpayment of Tax/Annualized Income
Form 2439Notice to Shareholder of Undistributed Long-Term Capital Gains
Form 2441Child and Dependent Care Expenses
Form 2555Foreign Earned Income
Form 3115Application for Change in Accounting Method
Form 3468Investment Credit
Form 3800General Business Credit
Form 3903Moving Expenses
Form 4136Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels
Form 4137Tax on Unreported Tip Income
Form 4255Recapture of Investment Credit
Form 4506Request for Copy of Tax Form
Form 4562Depreciation and Amortization
Form 4684Casualties and Theft
Form 4797Sales of Business Property
Form 4835Farm Rental Income and Expenses
Form 4852Substitute for Form W-2 or 1099-R
Form 4868Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File
Form 4952/AMTAMT Investment Interest Expense Deduction/Investment Interest Expense Deduction
Form 4972Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions
Form 5329Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans (including IRAs)
Form 5405First-Time Homebuyer Credit and Repayment of the Credit
Form 5695Residential Energy Credits
Form 6198At-Risk Limitations
Form 6251Alternative Minimum Tax
Form 6252Installment Sale Income
Form 6781Gains/Losses from Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles
Form 8283Non-cash Charitable Contributions
Form 8332Release of Claim to Exemption for Child of Divorced or Separated Parents
Form 8379Injured Spouse Allocation
Form 8396Mortgage Interest Credit
Form 8453U.S. Individual Income Tax Transmittal for an IRS E-File Return
Form 8582/AMT/CRPassive Activity Loss Limitations/AMT/Credit Limitations
Form 8586Low-Income Housing Credit
Form 8606Nondeductible IRAs
Form 8615Tax for Certain Children Who Have Unearned Income
Form 8801Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax
Form 8814Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends
Form 8815Exclusion of Interest from Series EE and I U.S. Savings Bonds
Form 8822Change of Address
Form 8824Like-Kind Exchange
Form 8829Expenses for Business Use of Your Home
Form 8834Qualified Electric Vehicle Credit
Form 8839Qualified Adoption Expenses
Form 8853Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts
Form 8857Request for Innocent Spouse Relief
Form 8859Carryforward of D.C. First-Time Homebuyer Credit
Form 8862Information to Claim Certain Refundable Credits After Disallowance
Form 8863Education Credits
Form 8880Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions
Form 8881Credit for Small Employer Pension Plan Startup Costs
Form 8885Health Coverage Tax Credit
Form 8888Direct Deposit of Refund
Form 8889Health Savings Account
Form 8903Domestic Production Activities Deduction
Form 8910Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit
Form 8911Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit
Form 8919Uncollected Social Security and Medicare Tax on Wages
Form 8936Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit
Form 8938Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets
Form 8941Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums
Form 8949Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets
Form 8958Allocation of Community Property Amounts
Form 8959Additional Medicare Tax
Form 8960Net Investment Income Tax
Form 8962Premium Tax Credit
Form 8995Qualified Business Income Deduction Simplified Computation
Form 8995-AQualified Business Income Deduction
Form 9465Installment Agreement Request
Form 14039Identity Theft Affidavit
Form SS-4Application for Employer Identification Number
Form W-2Wages and Tax Statement
Form W-2GCertain Gambling Winnings
Form W-4Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Schedule 8812Child Tax Credit
Schedule FProfit or Loss from Farming
Schedule HHousehold Employment Taxes
Schedule JIncome Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen
Schedule RCredit for Elderly or Disabled
Schedules K-1 (Form 1041)Estates and Trusts
Schedules K-1 (Form 1065)Partner's Share of Income, Credits, Deductions
Schedules K-1 (Form 1120S)Shareholder's Share of Income, Credits, etc

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