Why use TurboTax Live Deluxe?
Work with a CPA or EA to uncover 350+
tax deductions and credits you may qualify
TurboTax Live Deluxe is ideal for
homeowners—a tax expert can make sure
investment is also your
biggest tax break.
Maximize mortgage and property deductions
Claim charitable donations, student
Talk to CPAs and EAs
Get unlimited, year-round
Get a line-by-line review of your return
Get every dollar you deserve, guaranteed
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
Just tell us about yourself and we’ll
the right forms
for you. And, if
ever you need expert guidance, simply
click the “Live Help” button to
connect with a CPA or EA.
2. YOU’RE NEVER ALONE WITH A
Our CPAs and EAs are there when you need them. Get unlimited tax advice and answers as you do your taxes.
Quick and easy
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Easy do it yourself
"My experience with TurboTax was awesome. I had a question about my itemized deductions and spoke with someone live within a couple of minutes. The tax expert I spoke with was professional and very helpful."
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All TurboTax Live Deluxe features
Searches 350+ deductions and credits
A CPA or EA 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
Deduct interest you paid on student loans and take advantage of other education credits and deductions.
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.
Unlimited expert tax advice
A TurboTax CPA or EA is only a click away. Choose “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.
Our TurboTax product specialists will provide customized answers to your questions and guide you by drawing on your screen.*
Be 100% confident—we can review your return line-by-line, sign and
file for you.
Unlimited access to the helpful TurboTax community if you
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.
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
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).
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. Learn more about importing into TurboTax.
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
My tax situation is complex
Because you’re with TurboTax Live, you’ve got access to CPAs and EAs with an average of 15 years experience preparing tax returns. It’s like bringing the tax store to your
Not only that, TurboTax 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.)
What do the CPA and EA
A CPA is a Certified Public Accountant. They’re licensed to provide accounting services to the public only after completing the appropriate education, experience, and testing. CPAs maintain their certification through ongoing education.
An EA is an Enrolled Agent. EAs are certified to represent taxpayers before the IRS. They have passed rigorous exams, and must complete ongoing education to maintain their EA certification. This is the highest status the
Simply select “Live Help” and you’ll be connected with a certified CPA or EA. 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
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 over 400
We find every tax deduction and credit you qualify for to get you the biggest tax
100% Accurate Expert Approved Guarantee
If you pay an IRS or state penalty
(or interest) because of an error that
a TurboTax CPA, EA, or Tax Attorney made while providing topic-specific tax advice, a section review, or acting as a signed preparer for your return, we'll pay you the penalty
100% accurate calculations
Our calculations are 100% accurate so your taxes will be done right, guaranteed, or we’ll pay you any