Why use TurboTax
Report investment income with automatic import from hundreds of financial institutions and get unlimited tax advice from real tax experts. Also helps you calculate capital gains/losses and even set up new rentals and
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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
We’ll ask basic questions about you and your tax
situation. And, if you ever need tax advice, simply select
the Live help button to connect with
2. YOU'RE NEVER ALONE WITH EXPERTS IN
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.
"I find TurboTax to be extremely easy and intuitive to use. The guidance from tax experts and their timely advice and help makes me confident to file my taxes using TurboTax."
"The TurboTax program is super easy to use, and being able to live chat with a CPA is helpful. The review of my tax return provides peace of mind.
"I love how easy it is to use Turbo Tax. It seems like every year it gets easier. The online CPA
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All TurboTax Live Premier features
We can automatically
import investment info from thousands
of participating financial institutions.
Accurate investment tax reporting
A tax expert can help you report sales of stocks, bonds, and mutual
funds, plus calculate capital gains/losses.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
Import crypto transactions and we’ll accurately
account for gains and losses, so you can file your taxes on
Set up new rentals
Get step-by-step guidance from a real tax expert on setting up
properties and determining the fair market
Great for rental depreciation
We simplify reporting your rental
property depreciation to get you
Guidance and support for employee
Sold employee stock? We’ll automatically determine your correct basis for shares purchased, even at different times or
We’ll review more than 450 tax deductions and credits to get you the biggest tax refund—guaranteed. Items you donated to charities get valued accurately
Ideal for student loans and
Deduct student loan interest and claim other education credits and deductions for yourself or
Make the most of your charitable donations, and know the value of what you donate
Big life changes? We can help.
A tax expert can explain what things like buying a home, having a baby, or getting a new job will mean for your taxes.
Talk to real tax experts
Expert help is at your fingertips with TurboTax Live—just select Live help to share your screen and get a final review of your return when you’re ready
Our TurboTax product specialists will provide customized answers to your questions and guide you by drawing on
Expert final review
Be 100% confident by having a tax expert review your return before you file to make sure everything’s done right.
Have a dedicated tax expert do your taxes for you by upgrading to Full Service at any time.
No tax knowledge needed
TurboTax guides you step by step as you prepare
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.
Instead of pulling out your wallet, simply pay for TurboTax from your federal refund
(fees may apply).
See your tax refund in real time
We’ll always show you your refund status (or taxes due) as you go, so you’ll always know where
Automatically add your
Import your W-2 form over 1 million companies or snap a photo to easily upload. Either way, get a big jumpstart on your
Get the fastest possible tax refund
Electronic federal and state tax return filing with direct deposit will get you your tax refund ASAP.
Security is built into everything we do
You can easily save time by importing a PDF of last year’s tax return from other major tax
Your tax refund, your way
Get your refund as a check, direct deposit, or Turbo
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 450
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