IRS Accepting E-filed Returns Today

                      Ashley McMahon                                 Melika Mizany

                                    Intuit Inc.                                             The OutCast Agency

                      (858) 215-9069                              (415) 345-4779

File now with TurboTax to get your biggest refund fast

 SAN DIEGO – Jan. 31, 2013TurboTax®, the nation’s No. 1-rated, best-selling tax software from Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), reminds taxpayers that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) begins accepting e-filed tax returns today, officially kicking off the 2014 tax season. Taxpayers can file now with TurboTax to get the biggest refund they deserve, fast.

“The federal tax refund is one of the most significant financial moments of the year for many individuals.  At TurboTax, we understand how much people depend on their tax refunds to help pay bills and living expenses,” said David Williams, Chief Tax Officer at Intuit. “You want that money back in your pocket where it belongs and TurboTax guarantees you won’t get a bigger tax refund anywhere else.”

In addition to helping customers get their biggest possible tax refund, with its Refund Bonus program, TurboTax is helping customers make their hard-earned dollars go even further.  Exclusively with TurboTax, customers can choose to use part of their federal tax refund to purchase an Gift Card and TurboTax will add an extra 5 percent to 10 percent to the amount of the e-gift card.

According to the IRS, the fastest way for taxpayers to get their refund is through e-file and direct deposit. With 75 percent of taxpayers expected to get a refund, and the average federal tax refund almost $2,700 last year, there is no reason to wait to file. The IRS expects to issue more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days upon acceptance.

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 About Intuit Inc.

Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals.

Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, Quicken® and and TurboTax®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and payroll processingpersonal finance, and tax preparation and provides a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their money, while Demandforce® offers marketing and communication tools for small businesses. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit’s leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.

Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of $4.2 billion in its fiscal year 2013. The company has approximately 8,000 employees with major offices in the United States, Canada, the United KingdomIndia and other locations. More information can be found at