Absolute Zero – Free TurboTax Absolutely No Strings Attached

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What could be better than paying $0 to do your taxes? Absolutely nothing! This week we brought back TurboTax® Absolute Zero®, the nation’s first no-strings-attached, totally free tax preparation and filing offering. For the third year in a row, Absolute Zero gives 60 million hard-working Americans with simple tax returns the ability to file their federal and state taxes for absolutely nothing: $0.

With TurboTax Absolute Zero, you can easily and accurately file your federal 1040A or 1040EZ returns, as well as state returns, with the TurboTax Federal Free Edition and pay nothing – $0 federal, $0 state, $0 to file.  TurboTax also does not charge to file forms to comply with the health care law and the Earned Income Tax Credit like other tax companies.

Millions of people like you have already used TurboTax Absolute Zero and love the simplicity, innovative features and great value.

For more information about TurboTax Absolute Zero or to start filing your taxes now, visit www.turbotax.com

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  1. I filed and it was free I will use turbo tax even if it was paying the 29.99 I’ve always filed H&R and I sware turbo is so much better

  2. I qualified for the free fed and state last season seeing how me income was under 20000 and I do the ez’est forms without a lot of deductions yet I was charged 29.99 for for so special services like audit protection which I didn’t want. Now this year I can’t get passed the the “done” page with our paying again the 29.99

  3. GREAT JOB TURBO TAX !!!!!A++ TO Whom It may concern,
    Hello my name is Gina, I am a 47 year old disabled single mother of 7 kids and a SURVIVOR of a 27 year domestic violent marriage who for the past 2 years had my identity thefted from me to the irs. I finally got that resolved and been very skeptical about filing my taxes this year. I know it’s late but I have no vehicle and I’m helping care for 88 year old cancer free mother in law and am homebound until she recovers a little bit more.
    . I feel very safe and comfortable after reading all the WONDERFUL QUESTIONS AND YOUR QUICK VERY INFORMATIONAL RESPONSES FROM MS.LEESA LEWIS. THANK YOU SO MUCH FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART!
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  4. I did NOT choose to upgrade but got an email from TurboTax saying that I did, and $29.00 was deducted from my federal refund. 😦

      1. YOU TELL THEM TTLISA YOU HAVE TO WATCH WHAT YOU CLICK ON I DO MY WHOLE FRIENDS/ FAMILY WITH TT AND NEVER HAD A PROBLEM BE DOING THIS FOR 10 YEARS IF YOU GET CHARGED YOU CLICKED ON IT ..IT WAS NOT TT ..

  5. My son is a 21 year old college student. He is a legal resident of Nebraska, worked in Michigan for a company based in Minnesota–his W-2 is from Minnesota. Where does he file his tax return?

  6. I filed my taxes on the 20h and they were accepted on the 21st, we are the 26th and they are still just showing as accepted. How long does it take to move from recieved to approved on the IRS Wheres My Refund site? Usually how long does the IRS take to process it and mark it approved?

    Have any refunds been paid out yet?

    1. It typically takes about 3-4 weeks to get a refund from the date it is received. It takes longer for a check to be sent then it does for direct deposit, so I would go with direct deposit if you need the money sooner.

  7. I am 64 years old. Retired in 2003 on federal disability retirement. My question is: do I qualify for the elderly and disabled exemption. I had a hip replacement in March am I able to claim those expenses?

    1. When you finish with everything there was preview button of the finish file form before you actual e-file it you could save it or print it out.

  8. With this turbotax absolutely 0 within the federal health insurance part it doesn’t give me the option to put in my 2014 Policy issuer name,policy start date or the termination date is that okay? I completed everything and it said everything is correct with no problem so the only thing i need to do is to sign it. I just wanna make sure i done everything right because this is my first time filing my taxes myself.

    1. Hi Amanda,
      If your employer reimburses you for using your personal vehicle they may include that in your income. If you are reimbursed you would not deduct the reimbursed expenses on your taxes.
      Thank you,
      Lisa Greene-Lewis

  9. My son is a 21 year old college student. He is a legal resident of Nebraska, worked in Michigan for a company based in Minnesota–his W-2 is from Minnesota. Where does he file his tax return?

  10. I own a home but my accountant has always filed a 1040A. Do you need a certain amount in deduction, not counting my 5 kids to itemize?

    1. Hi Lisa,
      Yes, if you are single, your itemized deductions (Home mortgage int, property taxes, charitable contributions, etc) should exceed $6,200 and if you are married filing jointly, your itemized deductions should exceed $12,400. Often times people forget about things like donations that can bump their expenses up so they can itemize. I hope this helps you understand how you can get more tax deductions.
      Thank you,
      Lisa Greene-Lewis

  11. […] Disclaimer: To take advantage of TurboTax Absolute Zero, you must be one of the 60 million Americans who file a 1040A/1040EZ. That means you have a taxable income of $100,000 or less and you claim the standard deduction rather than itemizing deductions. A few examples of people who won’t qualify: homeowners, independent contractors, or those with medical expenses. Learn more here. […]

  12. if I am a teacher and have deductions trough that, can I use this? How different is it from the software? I’m used to using the software. Can I still import last years tax data? .

    1. Hi Donald,
      If he is considered your dependent, then you may have to pay a penalty for him, however check and see if you may be exempt from the penalty to purchase health insurance for him. Try our free exemption check tool to see if you are exempt https://turbotax.intuit.com/health-care/exemptions/#!/exemption-home
      Also, remember when you prepare your taxes using TurboTax we are up to date on all the new laws including health care.
      Thank you,
      Lisa Greene-Lewis

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