Why use TurboTax Free Edition?
If you have a simple tax return, you can file your taxes online for free with TurboTax Free
Edition. Just import your W-2, answer basic questions about your life, and we’ll get you your
maximum refund, guaranteed.
Filing with TurboTax is easy
1. ANSWER SIMPLE QUESTIONS ABOUT
Tell us about your life, your job, and your family, and we’ll do all the math.
2. UPLOAD YOUR W-2 IN A SNAP
Take a picture of your W-2 and watch it securely upload into
right tax forms.
What customers are saying
about TurboTax Free Edition
Always User Friendly
"I have used TurboTax for the last 8 years because I love the navigable, user-friendly process. I always file feeling confident that TurboTax has checked for every credit and deduction possible. Thanks for making the filing process painless. If only paying taxes could be as
"Amazing. Hassle free tax filing experience for a
student at no
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Quick and Easy
"I am a single individual who really appreciates the free tax filing, and on top of that, it took less than an hour from beginning
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All TurboTax Free Edition features
Get your maximum refund, guaranteed
With TurboTax, we’re committed to getting you every dollar you deserve—and we guarantee it.
Tax credits for
TurboTax provides a personalized, free tax filing experience. Answer simple questions about your life to get every tax deduction and credit
50% done in a click
Experience easy and free tax filing as a returning customer! We’ll transfer last year’s information for free. Now you can save time and know that your tax return is accurate.
Taxes are no longer a mystery
You'll see updates to your tax refund (or taxes due) as you go. ExplainWhy™ delivers personalized insights so you can truly understand your taxes.
Big life changes? We're ready to help.
When you go through big changes, like unemployment or having a baby, it might affect your taxes. We’ll help you understand how and find new deductions for
No tax knowledge needed
You’ll get step-by-step guidance for your
We'll always save your work, so you can pick up where you left off anywhere, on your own device and on your own time.
No credit card? No problem.
You can choose to pay for your tax preparation costs right out of your federal tax refund (fees may apply).
See your tax refund in real time
We update your federal and state tax refund amount (or taxes due) as you work, so you always know where you stand.
Automatically add your
Thanks to partnerships with thousands of financial institutions, you don't need to wait for your W-2—we can import the
Get the fastest possible tax refund
File electronically and choose direct deposit to get your refund
as fast as possible.
Security is built into everything we do
TurboTax works hard to safeguard your information so you can file your taxes for free,
and with total confidence.
Finish your state return faster
We’ll move info from your federal return to your state return so you can save time and finish faster.
Your tax refund, your way
The choice is yours: Get your refund by check, direct deposit, or
Turbo Visa Debit Card.
Snap. Tap. Done.™
Import your tax forms in an instant
by snapping a photo with
We search over hundreds of
We find every tax deduction and credit you qualify for to get you the biggest tax refund, guaranteed.
Every detail reviewed
Get a comprehensive review of your tax return before you file so you can be confident nothing gets missed.
100% accurate calculations
Our calculations are 100% accurate so your taxes will be done right, guaranteed, or we’ll pay you any