Why use TurboTax
Work with real tax experts to uncover 350+ tax deductions and credits you may qualify for. Ideal for homeowners—a tax expert can make sure your biggest investment is also your biggest
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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
select the Live help button to
connect with an expert.
2. YOU’RE NEVER ALONE WITH
Our tax experts are there whenever you need them, including nights and weekends. Get unlimited tax advice and answers as you do
3. A FINAL REVIEW BEFORE
A tax expert can review your return before you file,
so you can be confident that your unique tax situation is handled right.
"Was easy to step through personal, income, credits, exemptions. Everything was pretty self explanatory. I did use help twice and found the answer both times. Used the community, and not the expert. What a great way to do my taxes."
"I received a call back within 2 min from a CPA. I have used TurboTax for the past 5 years for a simple return to a complex return and have been 100% satisfied
"I thought that this year's taxes would be difficult to complete with the child tax credits and with new investments we made this year. Turbotax made it really easy and uncomplicated."
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All TurboTax Live Deluxe features
Searches 350+ deductions
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 education expenses
If you or your children attended college, trade school, or even took classes for work, we’ll help you find refund-boosting education tax credits and deductions (1098-T) for tuition and books and higher education expenses.
You’ll know exactly what qualifies as a
charitable donation to get your maximum
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
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.
Our TurboTax product specialists will provide customized answers to your questions and guide you by drawing on
Be 100% confident by having a tax expert review your return before you file to make sure everything’s done right.
Have a tax expert or CPA
do your taxes for you by upgrading to Full Service at
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
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
Get the fastest possible tax refund
E-file your federal and state tax return with direct deposit to get your tax refund as fast
It's easy to switch
You can easily save time by importing a PDF of last year’s tax
return from other major tax
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
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
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 11 years experience preparing tax returns. It’s like bringing the tax store to your
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.
How do I know my TurboTax Live experts are qualified?
Our team of tax experts has an average of 11 years experience. They can handle all kinds of tax situations, from simple
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 MAX Defend
We search over 350
We find every tax deduction and credit you qualify for to get you the biggest tax
100% Accurate Expert
If you pay an IRS or state penalty (or interest) because of an error that a TurboTax expert 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 and interest.
100% accurate calculations
Our calculations are 100% accurate so your taxes will be done right, guaranteed, or we’ll pay you any