TurboTax Basic CD/Download
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TurboTax Basic is tax software for simple tax returns. It is the easy way to prepare and file taxes online. efile taxes or print your IRS tax forms. Choose Easy.

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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 678 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by As always, great! Been using TurboTax for a many years. Consistently great every year because of ease of use and accuracy. April 4, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by 2014 Simple 1040EZ/A My main income is from annuities. How the distribution (payment to me) is to be reported was rather confusing; i.e., lump sum, required withdrawals, periodic payments, etc. It was not clear how my civil service annuity, for which required withdrawals do not apply, should be entered in the forms. February 12, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Easyand Quick I needed to get my taxes done but the last time I went to a professional tax preparer (no names OK), it cost me over $300 and I still had to pay more in taxes. The tax preparer said they charge based on the amount of money you make. Wish I had known that before hand. Thank goodness, TurboTax does not. March 24, 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 5 out of 5 by After a slow start getting loaded, TurboTax provided a stress-free first-time computer experience. February 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fast, easy and cheap. Fast and simple way to file return. Corrects errors or alerts to possible errors. Can't go wrong. January 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fast and easy I have used Turbotax for years and its accurate and make life easy for filing your income taxes. February 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Feeling Better I will continue to use Turbo Tax. I have and will continue to recommend Turbo Tax to my friends. April 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by A couple of screens suggest the return will not be accurate if you do not upgrade. THIS IS BALONEY!!!!! The calculations are still done correctly behind the scene. Also...please show me in detail how the tax is calculated, ie how much at regular rate, how much (Cap gain for instance) at reduced rate. June 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good It help me a lot to understand how to do my taxes and I didn't have to pay anyone to do it for me. March 18, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Expensive! I feel that the original cost of the program is too high. I expected to pay extra to file state taxes but 39.99 for the form PLUS 19.99 to e-file?? At the very least, you should give a simple warning ON THE FRONT of the software package that it is going to cost a total of $80 to file your taxes this way. March 6, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quicker this year Explain this blocks that popup worked for me. Good explanations of what will happen next year. February 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by another year for cb used turbotax for many years now, don't know what I would do otherwise. has yet to let me down February 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by First Time Tax Preparer. Found it easy. Turbo tax was a little more expensive than I though it was going to be but it was really easy. April 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great software Have used Turbo-Tax for 10 years and will continue as long as they continue the fine service! February 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quick and Easy Filing The software made it real easy to file the return. I especially liked the guided instructions. February 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great experience Slick no problems loading last years data then adding this years numbers & filing went smoothly! January 17, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quick and Easy If quick and easy is the way you like to prepare your taxes then this is the product for you! February 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by 2010 Turbo Tax Review Probably as good as it gets for a layman's interpretation of our incredibly complex tax code. January 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love Turbo Tax! I have used Turbo Tax for the past 8 years and I love it! It is so easy to use and has helped me to get the most back on my return. I will continue to use Turbo Tax in the future. I have recommended it to many friends and family members. Thank you Turbo Tax for helping me with my taxes for the past 8 years! February 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by As always a quick and easy way to do my taxes. I have used Turbo tax for at least 10+ years. January 31, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Accurate and dependable I've been using Turbo Tax for many years as I find it easy to use, accurate and dependable. February 14, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Renaming the levels for the tax packages was very confusing. I purchased the wrong version but did not know it until I started working on the return. Had to purchase another more expensive version. Cost me double what I paid last year. I will probably switch to H&R Block for next year to get a better deal. February 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Loved It and Did It Fast Loved the experience and I couldnt have asked for a better or faster way to file my taxes February 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy Filing Easy to follow guidelines, fast filing. Will use Turbo Tax again to file federal tax return. April 13, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by After purchasing the 2013 version to do taxes for that year I was disappointed to find out that I could not use the efile because air message says deadline to use efile is oct 2014. no where on the box does it indicate this. Why sell this product if you cant use the efile which is why I originally purchased it. October 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Made life very easy this made it very easy for us to walk through doing our taxes ourselves for the first time. April 14, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by gordon return 2015 I like Turbo Tax but still prefer H & R Block. I can get through their session much easier. February 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by overall i really liked it it was easy too so therfore i may just use it next year as well March 2, 2015
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