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We’re designed for independent contractors, freelancers, and business owners. Note: Self-employed income is now reported on the 1099-NEC form, not 1099-MISC.
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Frequently asked questions
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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
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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.
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Yes. We offer free one-on-one audit guidance year-round from our experienced and knowledgeable tax experts. We'll let you know what to expect and how to prepare in the unlikely event you receive an audit letter from the IRS.
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We search hundreds of tax deductions
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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.
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Our calculations are 100% accurate on your tax return, or we’ll pay any IRS penalties.