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TurboTax Online Federal Free Edition lets you file federal taxes online - FREE. It asks simple questions to accurately prepare your income tax return. Get free IRS efile and free federal tax filing with TurboTax.

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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 14506 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome and super easy! Since my tax return was super easy I was really glad I was able to file my Federal tax return for free online. Since I go to school and work part-time, and my parents were able to claim me as a dependent I didn't have to input too much information. However. I was a little bummed that we would have to pay for California. Well $29.99 isn't that bad but it does take away from my tax return and I don't get much as it is. March 30, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by SSN agency at root of most problems The RITA section was a little confusing but overall this would have been a good experience if the SSN agency hadn't misfiled my birthday. Tax turbo was as helpful as they can be in such a situation and gave me what tools they could to fix the situation, although frankly they didn't have the authority to fix much. The reminder on rejected Tax returns was helpful, I can only hope that this time the error is really fixed. April 10, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easiest return I've filed I've filed my own taxes for years, and was proud that I could do it without having to go to H&R Block or the like. I was hesitant to try Turbo Tax at first, but figured I'd give it a shot since it's been harder to get the forms and my schedule is really crammed these days. I know lots of people who use it annually. I was very please with how easy and fast it was to file. They more than exceeded my expectations. Thanks! February 26, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by So Helpful Honestly not sure if I have any Cons. Not only was TurboTax super easy and fast -- thanks to it's ability to autofill -- but it is thorough and easy to use. There was help every step of the way, with detailed instructions for each form and indications of whether options were common or uncommon. Free federal, somehow got my state free as well - but I was willing to pay TT after not finding anywhere else to do it free :/ March 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazing! I used this site for my taxes last year and I just finished using it again this year. TurboTax is fantastic. For a 22 year old, I'm not very good at doing things online at all. I dreaded doing my taxes and had no idea where to even start. TurboTax took me through each step so effortlessly and explained things perfectly. They set it up so that you are not overwhelmed and it is very manageable to use. Thank you TurboTax!! February 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Always use TurboTax I always use TurboTax to file my returns. I tried the iPad version but struggled to see my state return so I shifted to the web version. Nice and easy to complete my return. Luckily, everything from the application was available on the web version. My tax return has really gotten very simple so it is quick and easy and does not cost a lot for federal and state returns which includes filing. Could not be more satisfied. April 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by why not? I didn't want to do my taxes. Because taxes sound like the epitome of growing up. But turbo tax let me file my taxes, direct deposit my return, and be on my way in around 40 minutes not to mention without charging me a penny. I appreciate a company that helped me take this step into adulthood without making me feel weighed down by stress or taking the hours of my time I expected it to. Thanks turbo tax. You da real mvp February 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fast and Easy As a 20 year old, I hate filing, I hate paperwork, and I hate all things with numbers. Turbo Tax offers a painless, simple, organized, and not to mention FREE way to complete a federal tax return. I also payed a low amout of $27.99 to e-file my state paperwork. The layout and design of the website is nicely put together, it almost made filling everything out enjoyable. I would reccommend this method to anyone. Well done March 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by First Time Independent Filer I was very apprehensive at first but my friend told me he did his and it was easy. I tried it, and it was, super easy! I felt very accomplished after doing my own taxes! Very smooth. Saves your choices so you do not have to start over every time. it was not hard. Once you type in your employer's ID it automatically pulls up your information for youOverall very easy and from now on I am filing my own taxes with TurboTax! February 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Turbo Terrific! Simple, easy to follow. My grandson calls me elderly...but I didn't feel like it when I completed my Taxes in less than 20 minutes!!! Next to learning to take public transportation Turbo Tax is my new best friend!!! I NEVER thought I'd be done in 20 minutes!!! Up graded to have them file my state taxes and I'm done with them too!!! Happy to pay such a small fee for the stress reduction.Thanks for a brilliant web site!!! March 6, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by That was easy Everything was broken down Barney style. Perfect for newbies, such as myself. Detailed descriptions of what everything was and how and where to find it made filing taxes a breeze. Some of the explanations and descriptions weren't all that clear on what they meant, but that could be just me being dumb. I cannot stress enough how easy it was. I greatly appreciate it and actually look forward to doing taxes again next year. March 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Never More Excited To File My Taxes Just getting out in the real world and was never taught about how to do my taxes! Im 19 and always thought it was a thing of long papers and difficult questions. Turbo tax changed my outlook on everything to the simplicity of using the site to being able to file my own taxes for the very first time. Will definitely be using again in the future. Thanks to everyone that makes this possible for younger Americans like me! :) February 25, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Extra Extra Charges!! I knew I'd have to pay Turbo Tax for E-Filing, but was surprised to have to pay an outside entity a fee to pay what I owed on my Federal Taxes! In hind sight, I should have mailed a check to pay the federal taxes. Only reason I used Turbo was to electronically file! This is the reason I gave an overall rating on ONE star!! As many times as I've electronically filed, I've NEVER had to pay a fee to pay owed Tax!!!!!!!!!!!! March 30, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Flawed When preparing returns for Utah and Idaho, the Idaho portion asked questions of me about the Utah return that it should have been able to obtain itself from the Utah return, and worse, it gave me no way to access the needed info on the Utah return so I could fill it in manually. Lame. Also, when identifying a problem to be fixed, it gives no meaningful info to help figure out what is wrong and how to fix it. Again, Lame. April 15, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very helpful I went with H&R block last year And tried to return to them thinking it would be easy to return,because of them having last years informationm but the site gave me the run around until I got frustraded and decided to try turbo tax so far no problems, It was easy to use. I'll have to wait until next year to see if I have the same problem with H&R blocks website with Turbo Tax. I'll try them first. See you next year Thanks! April 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dear Sir or Madam, this was my first time e-filing my return and I found the TURBOTAX application user friendly, very easy to follow instructions and well documented, in cases when you had doubts. I appreciate your support. Congratulations for making this process so convenient. Perhaps this first time I did not use all features that were offered to me, but next year I am confident I will. Thank you very much, Delia Mijares April 1, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Better than past years! Everything was great until I was informed I would have to pay 27.99 to do state taxes and then if I wanted to have my 27.99 taken out of my federal refund they require you to upgrade to the paid service for another $30....... over priced. I do however love how easy the software is to use and the updates on where you return stands at the time. Also liked the face I could use my own prepaid visa to direct deposit my refund. February 24, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by I hate TurboTax I do not appreciate how many times it bugs you to sign up for TurboTax plus. As a student, I do not need TurboTax plus. I would recommend having a student TurboTax option or under 25 option. That would help a lot. There needs to be clarification that if you deduct the refund cost from the refund that it will automatically take out the Turbo Tax plus cost. This process is way too timely due to the things I mentioned above. April 5, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by I have used turbo tax for several years and feel this year with all the changes to the website it was much more difficult to navigate. I appreciated the ? boxes that were with each question to better help you understand how to answer the question. As well, in order to fix a specific question you have to go through all the questions. Don't want to take up to much of your time with this but just thought I would let you know. April 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by LOVE, Love, love Turbo Tax I just did my son's taxes but I've been doing my taxes for years so I don't really need to go through the whole thing to get it done. If you're new to the game, it's good to see what can be deducted or what you need to report. The little explanation boxes are usually a waste of time. The explanations sometimes need explanation. If you just put in the figures, Turbo Tax will come up with the right answer. That's what counts! April 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by 2014 taxes I have been using Turbo Tax for the last 3-4 years...I love it and look forward to doing my taxes every year. It gives you every opportunity to claim credits, etc. I used to procrastinate doing my taxes because I can't afford to take them to someone to do...so expensive. I will keep using Turbo Tax. It's easy to navigate, it's affordable and I am very happy with it...as long as they don't increase the cost, we will be okay. April 10, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by So easy and very helpful! I've been using Turbo Tax for years now and have never had a problem until this year. My payment wasn't going though so I contacted their support group. When you call, you just basically save your spot in line and they call you back later when its your turn, which is nice so you don't have to listen to elevator music for an hour. The lady was so amazingly helpful and we got everything figured out! Turbo Tax is great! Thanks! February 21, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by review2015 I have been using the medium-priced product for many years; I found it easy to use from the beginning and now I am familiar with it; the fact that I can import data from previous tax years and external sources was a big plus. It is a shame that I can't use the paid product any more due to the restrictive method of payment. I am very very disappointed that I can't use the paid Intuit product any more. Can't stress it enough... April 15, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Fantastic for federal, and good for Missouri state TurboTax was great for doing my federal return. Very easy to follow and seemed very thorough. It handled my Missouri state tax return pretty well, but I needed to go outside the product to search for more information on "Qualified Health Insurance Premiums." I would have liked to see a detailed explanation of what this was within Turbotax. Overall, I would definitely recommend TurboTax. I will probably use it again next year. April 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Turbotax EZ free file Overall I really liked Turbo tax. It is easy to use and I can quickly file my return. I feel it is accurate and easy. I dislike how hard it is to print a copy for my records. I would gladly pay a small amount ($10) if I knew I could print a copy or two (easily) for retention in my files. I understand that it is a marketing ploy to upgrade, but there should be a cheaper alternative. Thanks for being so user friendly otherwise. March 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by KILT IIIIT!!!! I should have been using turbo tax the whole time. I will never use anyone else again. This was completely free, whereas last year I paid $267 dollars using a tax service!! No appointment or waiting. I did my taxes on my couch, on my tablet, in my p.j.s and am completely confident that turbo tax made sure I received the maximum refund in the fastest way and understood every step. Sigh, I don't know why I didn't try it sooner. February 24, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Solved the Mystery My problem was that just zeroes in boxes on my W-2 prevented the program from accepting my completed return. Went online and to a phone number, called, left a message to be called back; Got a call back within 1 1/2 hours, had a great IT guy who recognized the problem as soon as he looked at my W-2 with my permission to look at my return on my computer; gave me the fix and I was good to go!!! Mystery solved and happy ending!!! February 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Took the worry away!!!! I was dreading filing taxes this year because I had more than one W-2 and unemployment to deal with. Turbo tax walked me through each step with easy to follow directions and made me feel better about filing this year. I also was concerned with the new health care law and how that would affect our family but Turbo Tax once again walked me through that as well. I would greatly reccomend all my friends and family using Turbo Tax! March 1, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Easy as Pie This is my second year using Turbotax. I recommend it to family and friends all the time. It is easy to follow, very thorough and if you have to leave and come back to finish it saves where you left off! Being able to put my employer's EID number to upload my W2 information was so easy. The process is a little repetitive at times but at least you have plenty of chances to double check your personal information. Thanks Turbotax! April 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fast, Easy, and Stress-Free At first when I started filling out my information this year, I felt a little tiny bit lost. but after hitting next a couple of times I felt right at home. The setup is so user friendly, I love it. By the end of the filing process, I was noticing the improvements from last year. It is streamline and convenient. I spent less than 20 minutes filling out all of the information. Thankful for this service. Doing it again next year. February 19, 2015
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