TurboTax Live Deluxe

Maximize deductions and credits
with
unlimited
tax advice and an
expert
final review.

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Why use TurboTax Live Deluxe?

Work with a tax expert to uncover 350+ tax deductions and credits you may qualify for.
TurboTax Live Deluxe is ideal for
homeowners—a tax expert can make sure
your biggest
investment is also your
biggest tax break.

Expert help on demand, so you
can file with 100% confidence

All tax advice, answers, and
reviews are guaranteed.

1. IT'S EASY TO GET YOUR
TAXES
DONE RIGHT

Just tell us about yourself and we’ll
fill out the right forms
for you. And, if
you ever need tax advice, simply
click the “Live help” button to
connect with an expert.

2. YOU’RE NEVER ALONE WITH
EXPERTS IN
YOUR CORNER

Our tax experts are there when you need them. Get unlimited tax advice and answers as you do your taxes.

3. A FINAL REVIEW BEFORE
YOU FILE

A tax expert can review your return before you file,
so you can be confident that your unique tax situation is
handled right.

  • What customers are saying
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All TurboTax Live Deluxe features

For individuals & families
  • Guidance for homeowners

    Have a tax expert help make sure you get every homeowner tax deduction available, including mortgage interest, property taxes, and more.

  • Searches 350+ deductions
    and credits

    A tax expert can make sure you don’t miss out on any of the 350+ tax deductions and credits you are entitled to.

  • Ideal for student loans and
    education expenses

    Deduct interest you paid on student loans and take advantage of other education credits
    and deductions.

  • Tax credits for dependents

    Find tax-saving credits like the Child & Dependent Care Credit, Earned Income Credit (EIC), and child tax credit.

  • Charitable donations

    Value the items you donated with ItsDeductible™. You’ll know exactly what qualifies as a charitable donation to get your maximum
    tax refund.

  • Big life changes? We can help.

    A tax expert can help you better understand what changes in your life—like a new job, having a baby, or buying a home—will mean to your
    tax situation.

Help & support
  • Unlimited expert
    tax advice

    A real tax expert is only a click away. Select Live help to share your screen with a tax professional, who will guide you through all your questions and review your tax return when you’re ready to file.

  • Product support

    Our TurboTax product specialists will provide customized answers to your questions and guide you by drawing on
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  • Expert review

    Be 100% confident by having a tax expert review your return before you file to make sure everything’s done right.

  • NEW! Full Service
    optional upgrade

    Have a tax expert or CPA
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    any time.

All TurboTax products are easy to use & guaranteed accurate
  • No tax knowledge needed

    We’ll ask you easy questions about your life and handle the math
    for you. You’ll get step-by-step guidance along the way.

  • Anytime, anywhere

    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 pick up where you left off from
    any device.

  • 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
    tax forms

    We can access tax form information from over a million participating employers and financial institutions. If yours isn’t on the list, just snap a photo, tap, and
    you’re done.

  • Get the fastest possible tax refund

    E-file your federal and state tax return with direct deposit to get your tax refund as fast
    as possible.

  • It's easy to switch

    You can easily save time by importing a PDF of last year’s tax
    return from other major tax
    prep companies.

  • 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 (state
    is additional).

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Commonly Filed Tax Forms and Schedules
Free Edition
Basic Live
Deluxe
Deluxe Live
Premier
Premier Live
Self-Employed
Self-Employed Live
1040U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
1099-GUnemployment Income
Schedule EICEarned Income Credit
Schedule 1Additional Income and Adjustments to Income
Schedule 3Non-refundable Credits
Schedule AItemized Deductions
Schedule BInterest and Dividend Income
Schedule C/C-EZProfit or Loss from Business (Income)
Schedule SESelf-Employment Tax
Schedule DCapital Gains and Losses
Schedule ESupplemental Income and Loss, including rental property
Schedule C/C-EZProfit or Loss from Business (Expenses)
Other Tax Forms and Schedules
Free Edition
Basic Live
Deluxe
Deluxe Live
Premier
Premier Live
Self-Employed
Self-Employed Live
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 1099-DIVDividends and Distributions
Form 1099-GUnemployment Income
Form 1099-INTInterest Income
Form 1099-OIDOriginal Issue Discount
Form 1099-RDistributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement, etc.
Form 1310Statement of Person Claiming Refund Due a Deceased Taxpayer
Form 14039Identity Theft Affidavit
Form 2120Multiple Support Declaration
Form 2210/2210AIUnderpayment of Tax/Annualized Income
Form 4506Request for Copy of Tax Form
Form 4852Substitute for Form W-2 or 1099-R
Form 4868Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File
Form 8332Release of Claim to Exemption for Child of Divorced or Separated Parents
Form 8379Injured Spouse Allocation
Form 8453U.S. Individual Income Tax Transmittal for an IRS E-File Return
Schedule 8812Additional Child Tax Credit
Form 8822Change of Address
Form 8857Request for Innocent Spouse Relief
Form 8862Information to Claim Certain Refundable Credits After Disallowance
Form 8888Direct Deposit of Refund
Form 9465Installment Agreement Request
Form W-2Wages and Tax Statement
Form W-4Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Commonly Filed Tax Forms and Schedules (new forms for 2019)
Form 1099-NECNon-Employment Compensation
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-CCancellation of Debt
Form 1099-GCertain Government Payments
Form 1099-KPayment Card and Third Party Network Transactions
Form 1099-MISCMiscellaneous Income
Form 1099-QPayments From Qualified Education Programs
Form 1099-SADistributions from an HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA
Form 1116/AMTAMT Foreign Tax Credit/Foreign Tax Credit
Form 2106Employee Business Expenses
Form 2441Child and Dependent Care Expenses
Form 2555Foreign Earned Income
Form 3903Moving Expenses
Form 4137Tax on Unreported Tip Income
Form 4562Depreciation and Amortization
Form 4684Casualties and Theft
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 6251Alternative Minimum Tax
Form 8283Non-cash Charitable Contributions
Form 8396Mortgage Interest Credit
Form 8582/AMT/CRPassive Activity Loss Limitations/AMT/Credit Limitations
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 8834Qualified Electric Vehicle Credit
Form 8839Qualified Adoption Expenses
Form 8853Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts
Form 8859Carryforward of D.C. First-Time Homebuyer Credit
Form 8863Education Credits
Form 8880Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions
Form 8889Health Savings Account
Form 8910Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit
Form 8911Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit
Form 8915AQualified 2017 Disaster Retirement Plan Distribution and Repayments
Form 8915BQualified 2017 Disaster Retirement Plan Distribution and Repayments
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 8958Allocation of Community Property Amounts
Form 8959Additional Medicare Tax
Form 8960Net Investment Income Tax
Form 8962Premium Tax Credit
Form 982Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness
Form SS-4Application for Employer Identification Number
Form W-2GCertain Gambling Winnings
Schedule HHousehold Employment Taxes
Schedule RCredit for Elderly or Disabled
Form 8995Qualified Business Income Deduction
Form 8995-AQualified Business Income Deduction Simplified Computation
From 8995-A Sch ASpecified Service Trades or Businesses
From 8995-A Sch BAggregation of Business Operators
From 8995-A Sch CLoss Netting and Carryforward
From 8995-A Sch DSpecial Rules for Patrons of Agricultural or Horticultural Cooperatives
Form 1099-BProceeds from Broker Transactions
Form 2210-FUnderpayment of Estimated Tax by Farmers and Fishermen
Form 2439Notice to Shareholder of Undistributed Long-Term Capital Gains
Form 3468Investment Credit
Form 3800General Business Credit
Form 4136Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels
Form 4255Recapture of Investment Credit
Form 4797Sales of Business Property
Form 4835Farm Rental Income and Expenses
Form 6198At-Risk Limitations
Form 6252Installment Sale Income
Form 6781Gains/Losses from Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles
Form 8586Low-Income Housing Credit
Form 8824Like-Kind Exchange
Form 8949Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets
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.
Form 8829Expenses for Business Use of Your Home
Form 8881Credit for Small Employer Pension Plan Startup Costs
Form 8885Health Coverage Tax Credit
Form 8941Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums
Schedule FProfit or Loss from Farming
Schedule JIncome Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen
Form 1040-NRNon-Resident Aliens (includes international students)
Minimum Operating Systems and Browsers

Windows
  • Windows 10.x

    • Firefox 68.x
    • Edge 17
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Opera 64.x
  • Windows 8.1

    • Firefox 68.x
    • Edge 17
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Opera 64.x
  • Windows 8

    • Firefox 68.x
    • Edge 17
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Opera 64.x
  • Windows 7

    • Firefox 68.x
    • Edge 17
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Opera 64.x
Mac
  • Mac OS 11.0
    (Big Sur)

    • Safari 14.x
    • Chrome 83.x
    • Firefox 77.x
    • Edge
    • Opera 64.x
  • Mac OS X 10.15.x (Catalina)

    • Safari 13.x
    • Chrome 77.x
    • Firefox 70.x
    • Edge
    • Opera 64.x
  • Mac OS X 10.14.x (Mojave)

    • Safari 13.x
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Firefox 68.x
    • Edge
    • Opera 64.x
  • Mac OS X 10.13.x (High Sierra)

    • Safari 13.x
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Firefox 68.x
    • Edge
    • Opera 64.x
  • Mac OS X 10.12.x (Sierra)

    • Safari 12.x
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Firefox 68.x
    • Edge
    • Opera 64.x
  • Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)

    • Safari 11.x
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Firefox 68.x
    • Opera 64.x
  • Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)

    • Safari 11.x
    • Chrome 74.x
    • Firefox 68.x
  • Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks)

    • Firefox 68.x
Mobile / Other
  • iOS 12.x

    • Safari
    • Chrome
    • Firefox
  • Android 7.x

    • Chromium default browser
  • Chromebook

    • Chrome

Frequently asked questions


What do I need to get started?

You don't need anything but your email address to get started with TurboTax. Just answer a few simple questions and you're on your way.

You don't even need to have your W–2s or 1099s—we can import that information directly from more than a million participating employers and
financial institutions.

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.

My tax situation is complex. Can I still use TurboTax?

With TurboTax Live, you get access to tax experts with an average of 12 years experience preparing tax returns. It’s like bringing the tax store to your
home computer.

Not only that—TurboTax always double-checks your return for errors as you go, and before you file your taxes. We also guarantee our calculations are 100% accurate, or we'll pay you any IRS penalties plus interest.

If you have questions about how to use TurboTax, just ask us. We have knowledgeable agents available by phone* or live chat to answer any questions you may have. (Fees may apply.)

How do I know my TurboTax Live experts are qualified?

Our team of tax experts has an average of 12 years experience. They can handle all kinds of tax situations, from simple to complex. When you connect live with an expert, you’ll see their specific certifications. To connect, just select Live help and set up a call or talk via chat. TurboTax Live is an unlimited service, so you can have as many sessions as you need to get your taxes done right.

How do I know my TurboTax Live experts are qualified?

Our team of tax experts has an average of 12 years experience. They can handle all kinds of tax situations, from simple to complex.

When you connect live with an expert, you’ll see their specific certifications. To connect, just select Live help and set up a call or talk via chat. TurboTax Live is an unlimited service, so you can have as many sessions as you need to get your taxes done right.

Am I covered if I get audited?

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.



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    We search over 400
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  • 100% Accurate Expert
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    If you pay an IRS or state penalty
    (or interest) because of an error that
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  • 100% accurate calculations

    Our calculations are 100% accurate so your taxes will be done right, guaranteed, or we’ll pay you any
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