TurboTax is a software package for the preparation of American income tax returns, created by Intuit. TurboTax is the market leader in its product segment, competing with H & R Block Tax Software and TaxAct. TurboTax was developed in 1984 by Michael A. Chipman of Chipsoft and sold to Intuit in 1993.
How do I download software purchased from TurboTax.com?
Log in to your TurboTax account using the same login you used when you made your purchase.
If you are not already on the Downloads tab, select it.
Select the appropriate blue button for the product you wish to download.
If you don’t see your product, use Account Recovery to see if there are any other usernames associated with your email.
Save the download somewhere on your computer where you can find it.
If you need help finding your download, see our instructions for Windows or Mac.
Finally, install your software by double-clicking on the downloaded file.
If you need help with the installation, we can help you with Windows or Mac.
All features of TurboTax Free Edition
For simple tax returns only
- Get your maximum refund, guaranteed
With TurboTax, we’re committed to helping you get every dollar you earn – and we guarantee it.
- Complex life, simplified taxes
TurboTax offers a personalized, free tax return. Answer simple questions about your life to get every tax deduction and credit you deserve.
- Taxes are no longer a mystery
You’ll see updates on your tax refund (or taxes due) along the way. ExplainWhy ™ provides personalized insights so you can truly understand your taxes.
- Tax credits for your dependents.
We show you who qualifies as your dependent. You’ll also find tax credits like the Earned Income Credit (EIC) and the child tax credit.
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Experience easy and free tax preparation as a returning customer! We’ll transfer last year’s information for free. Now you can save time and know your tax return is accurate.
- Major life changes? We’re ready to help.
If you’re going through big changes like unemployment or the birth of a child, it can impact your taxes. We’ll help you understand how and find new deductions for your situation.
Why use TurboTax Business?
- Import last year
Save time and get a head start on your income taxes by transferring last year’s information into your
- Import from QuickBooks
We automatically import your QuickBooks desktop income and expense accounts and classify them for you.
- Guidance and support for entering income and expenses.
Get the guidance you need to easily enter your business expenses, no matter how you track them.
- Maximize industry-specific
We’ll ask you about all your deductible business expenses, from vehicles and supplies to advertising and travel.
- File with confidence
Prepare accurate tax forms for S Corps, partnerships, C Corps, and LLCs or trusts with multiple members.
- Additional guidance for
We show you the startup tax deductions for new businesses so you can get the most out of them.