Tax Day is right around the corner! Don’t stress, TurboTax has got you covered. If you’re a taxpayer with a simple tax situation, there is still time to file your federal and state tax returns for free – guaranteed with TurboTax Free Edition. What could be better than doing your taxes for free? Absolutely nothing!
Taxpayers with a simple tax return, that file W-2 income, claim the standard deduction, Earned Income Tax Credit, and Child Tax Credit can feel confident that they’re getting the most money possible in their pocket and that filing their taxes will be completely free.
TurboTax Free Edition Features Include:
New! Tax Reform Guidance: Tax reform guidance so taxpayers know up front if they benefit from claiming the standard deduction or itemized deductions. Taxpayers will also know how their tax outcome has changed under the new tax law with easy-to-understand explanations and year-over-year comparisons.
New! Free Data Transfer: Returning customers can easily transfer their prior year information for free and new customers can effortlessly import a PDF of last year’s tax return and information for free, giving new and returning customers up to a 50% head start while eliminating data entry. Free data transfer gives new and returning customers an effortless, worry-free start to their taxes.
New! Driver’s License Barcode Scan: Another easy way for new customers to get a jump start on their taxes using their mobile device without tedious data entry. Just scan the barcode on your driver’s license to quickly upload your basic information — name, address, birthday day.
New! Streamlined, Personalized Experience: Powered by TurboTax own Tax Knowledge Engine, TurboTax uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to guide taxpayers through a dramatically more personalized experience – revealing smart, streamlined tax preparation and less work.
W-2 Snap and Autofill: Taxpayers can save time and jumpstart their taxes by importing their W-2 from their payroll providers or snapping a photo of their W-2, verifying their data and watching as their information is put on all their right tax forms for them. With W-2 import over 150 million W-2s are supported.
Step-by-step Guidance for Valuable Credits: Taxpayers get step-by-step guidance so they can easily claim the Earned Income Tax Credit worth up to $6,431, and the Child Tax Credit worth up to $2,000.
Free Audit Guidance: Although less than one percent of taxpayers are audited, in the unlikely event of an audit, taxpayers can be confident that TurboTax has them covered with free audit guidance from a tax professional.
In addition to the availability of TurboTax Free Edition, all TurboTax Online products are still available. Taxpayers can visit TurboTax.com and start their tax return today. Remember with TurboTax there’s no need to know tax laws. TurboTax asks you simple questions about you and gives you the tax deductions and credits you’re eligible for based on your answers.