When it comes to your taxes, “do it yourself” doesn’t mean you’re alone. Today, TurboTax announced it’s getting even more personal with its expert human help on-demand where you can get assistance through a one-way video connection to a live TurboTax expert and CPAs or enrolled agents who can provide real-time, personalized answers with TurboTax SmartLook™. You can even schedule an appointment with a tax expert without leaving the comfort of your home! With TurboTax, you can be confident your taxes are done right and you’re getting every dollar you deserve.To make sure you take advantage of the features available to you, here’s what’s new with TurboTax 2016:
Expert Help On Demand: Allows you to connect live, via one-way video, to a TurboTax expert and credentialed CPAs or enrolled agents to get personalized, real-time answers to your questions when you need it – at no additional cost. The screen sharing capability allows the TurboTax expert to show relevant information and highlight next steps right on the screen so you can file with confidence. Bilingual experts speaking English and Spanish are also available. Available in TurboTax Online Deluxe, Premier, and Self-Employed and on the the TurboTax mobile app for Deluxe, Premier, and Self-Employed.
Appointment Scheduling: Let’s you schedule an appointment with a tax expert at a time and date that works best for you. If you schedule an appointment, you will receive an on-screen confirmation, reminder emails, texts and the ability to add the appointment to their calendar.
W-2 Snap and Auto-fill: Gives you a jump-start on your taxes with the snap of a photo. Whether filing from a smart phone, tablet or computer, you can take a picture of their W-2 with your mobile device, and TurboTax automatically puts your information directly into your tax return. Additionally, TurboTax securely imports tax information directly from more than 1.3 million employers and financial institutions, eliminating data entry and increasing accuracy.
CompleteCheck™: TurboTax CompleteCheck checks for missing, incomplete or conflicting information and then guides you to easily fix errors before you file, giving you the confidence that your tax return is done right.
Ready to get your maximum tax refund? TurboTax is open now, so get started and file today!