TurboTax has online, Windows and Mac tax software, and an iPad app is scheduled for release in January, 2013. There are six versions available and an optional state return, which is included with some desktop versions. TurboTax 2012 is including an Audit Support Guarantee with free one-on-one help from tax experts if you're audited.
Updated 02/09/2013, prices subject to change.
TurboTax Federal Free Edition
- Searches for tax credits you're eligible for and files 1040EZ.
- Prompts you to upgrade if it turns out that your return is not supported.
- TurboTax Live Community provides online Tax Q&A.
- Answers to common tax questions.
- EasyGuide helps if you're not sure how to answer a question on your return.
- Includes federal e-File.
- Tech support via chat only.
- Optional state return is $27.99.
- Phone tech support.
- More advanced interview skips questions that don't pertain to your return.
- Imports data directly via the Internet for W-2 and 1099 forms so you don't have to do the data entry yourself.
- More help resources.
- Compares sales tax to state income tax where applicable to get the biggest deductible.
- Extra help for income from Social Security and Disability.
- Easy to apply for an extension.
- Windows version imports tax data files from 2011 H&R Block At Home and TaxACT tax software. Windows and Mac versions import the same data from a PDF of last year's return.
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- All features in TurboTax Basic.
- Reviews deductions to find those that apply to your income taxes.
- Includes ItsDeductible for valuing noncash donations to charity and tracking mileage and cash donations.
- Guides you through life events like marriage or a new job to find deductions.
- Support for medical expense deductions.
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- Imports investment information from financial institutions.
- Guides you through mortgage refinance related deductions.
- Walks you through entering stocks, bonds and mutual funds sold in 2012, then calculates capital gains and losses.
- Helps with establishing cost basis for investments and employee stock plans.
- Find the best method of rental depreciation.
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TurboTax Home & Business
- Supports small business deductions like home office and vehicle expenses, supplies, small business start up expenses and more.
- Helps with splitting vehicle mileage between personal and business use.
- Finds industry-specific deductions.
- Creates W-2 and 1099 forms.
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- Supports 1065, 1120S, and 1041 and includes federal e-File.
- Interview is customized for multi-member LLC, partnership, S Corp or C Corp.
- Handles multiple businesses and provides extra guidance for new businesses.
- Creates K-1 Form as a PDF for electronic submission.
- Unlimited W-2 and 1099 INT, MISC and DIV forms.
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