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We save your info automatically, so you can switch devices and pick up right where you left off. You can even file your taxes entirely from your phone with our mobile app.
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Experience easy and free tax filing as a returning customer. We’ll transfer last year’s information so you can save time and know that your tax return is accurate.
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CompleteCheck™ scans your return from beginning to end, so you can be confident it’s 100% accurate before you file.
Big life changes? We're ready to help.
When you go through big changes, like getting a new job or having a baby, it might affect your taxes. We’ll help you understand how and find new deductions for your situation.
Get unlimited access to the helpful TurboTax community if you have questions about doing your taxes.
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Frequently asked questions
You’ll only need your email address and a phone number to get started. Just answer a few simple questions and you're on your way.
If you don’t have your forms on hand, you can auto-import your info from your W–2s or 1099s directly from more than a million participating employers and financial institutions.
Learn more about importing into TurboTax.
Eventually, for more complex tax situations, you may need additional documents like mortgage statements or other detailed financial information. But since we save your return as you go, you can finish anytime.
Yes. We offer free one-on-one audit guidance year-round from our experienced and knowledgeable tax staff. We'll let you know what to expect and how to prepare in the unlikely event you receive an audit letter from the IRS.
If you've already received a letter from the IRS for a return you filed with TurboTax, please review our Audit Support Guarantee for instructions on how to receive FREE step–by–step audit guidance and the option to connect with an expert.
We also offer full audit representation for an additional fee with TurboTax Audit Defense.
We search hundreds of tax deductions
We’ll find every tax deduction and credit you qualify for to boost your tax refund.
Every detail reviewed
Get a comprehensive review of your online tax return before you file so you can be confident nothing gets missed.
100% accurate calculations
Our calculations are 100% accurate on your tax return, or we’ll pay any IRS penalties.