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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 675 reviewers.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Awesome way to spend more money. I actually hated using turbo tax this year. Last year was super quick and easy. This year, I bought the physical copy, and then had to keep shoveling out more money to continue through the forms. Just to end up owing money. Awesome. Thanks TurboTax for charging me more money, to find out I have to pay more money! February 1, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by read before buying I don't like the way turbo tax forced consumers to upgrade to their more expensive program. The basic edition this year was basically for people that don't itemize. I buy the program at Walmart and then had to upgrade at home anyway. If the program is the same next year I will go with someone else. February 2, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by I don't like being told I have to buy a more expen I really don't like to be told I need to buy a more expensive program than I need. I have been using Turbo Tax since you were on a single 3 1/2 inch floppy disk. I will be looking at other programs next year to see if they do the same thing. January 30, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Not going to pay $40 more just to add schedule A. I will stop using turbo tax and file a paper return. You are getting the cost almost as high as going to a preparer. January 30, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Forms Not Included Like every year, TurboTax is great for preparing and filing your taxes. However, for some reason, they decided that the Basic version would not have access to fill out forms without going through the interview. In fact, they took away the Forms View. The only way you can get to the Forms View is by purchasing a higher version. This is not mentioned anywhere on their website in the version comparisons. All they say is they've changed some things. Well, this is a big thing to change for some people. January 22, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Have used "TurboTax" for many years. This year it is difficult to follow and forms have been left out. It is designed to sell an "upgrade" and not help the user. You have lost me as a customer! I will look for a different program next year. February 18, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by I have used TurboTax Deluxe for at least 15 years and have never considering changing to another software. With the changes to the 2014 version of Deluxe I will need to upgrade to the premier version because Deluxe no longer handles the Schedule E. I don't know why intuit decided to dumb down the deluxe version but it looks like I will be switching to H&R Block this year. Too bad I really have found TT the best in the past. February 1, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Disappointment with Basic for 2014 Too much up selling for what used to be included in Basic. February 4, 2015
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