TurboTax Basic Federal + E-file 2013
- Asks easy questions you already know the answer to
- Coaches you through every step so you’re confident it’s done right
- Double-checks your return for errors
- Includes 5 Free Federal E-files
- Use some (or all) of your federal refund to purchase an Amazon.com Gift Card** from TurboTax and TurboTax will tack on an extra 5%. So $500 would become $525
State preparation is NOT included in this version.
Get Your Taxes Done Right with TurboTax
TurboTax coaches you every step of the way, double checks your return, and answers any questions you may have, so you can be confident you’re getting your maximum refund.
- Customized to your situation. TurboTax treats you as an individual and provides an experience tailored to you by searching for the latest deductions and credits based on your job, family, and life.
- Up-to-date with the latest tax & healthcare laws, so you know you’re covered and won’t miss a thing.
- TurboTax has experts to help and support you, so you know you won’t get stuck if you have a question.
- TurboTax helps keep your return safe by flagging areas that might trigger an audit. If anything does come up, TurboTax tells you how to fix it. Plus, audit support tools give you access to step-by-step guidance on what to do if the IRS contacts you.
No Tax Knowledge Needed
- Guides you step by step, asks you simple questions about your life and puts your information in the right place for you.
- Import financial data safely and securely from over 400,000 participating employers and financial institutions.
- Accurately transfers last year’s tax info, so no retyping necessary. You can also import from other tax stores and software including TaxAct and H&R Block at Home (Windows via .tax and .pdf; Mac via .pdf).
- Up-to-date on all tax-related laws and automatically updates to reflect changes, including the new healthcare laws.
Your Taxes, Done Right
- Automatically double checks your return for errors so you can be confident your taxes are done right.
- Receive email confirmation once your return has been accepted by the IRS.
- TurboTax is so confident your return will be accurate, they guarantee it1.
There to Back You Up
- Free product help from TurboTax agents available via phone or live chat2
- TurboTax CPAs & EAs are ready to answer your toughest tax questions by phone (fees may apply)2
- Free online audit support tools provide you extra assistance
- Processor: For PC: 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or faster processor. For Mac: Multi-core Intel Processor with 64-bit Support.
- Operating Systems: For PC: Windows XP Service Pack 3+ / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 Administrative rights required. For Mac: Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later (64-bit required) / Mac OS X v10.7.5 or later.
- Monitor: 12024 x 768 or higher recommended.
- RAM: GB or more recommended.
- Internet Connection 56 Kbps modem (Broadband connection highly recommended).
- Hard Disk Space: For PC: 515 MB for TurboTax (plus up to 1.5 GB for Microsoft .NET 4 client if not already installed). For Mac: 360 MB.
- Printer: For PC: Any Windows compatible inkjet or laser printer. For Mac: Any Macintosh compatible inkjet or laser printer.
- Third Party Software: Win: Microsoft .NET 4 (included with TurboTax Installer); Adobe Reader 8 or higher. Administrative rights required.
- CD-ROM Drive (for CD version of software): 2X CD-ROM drive
Note: State preparation is NOT included in this version. Internet access required for updates and e-filing. Not for use by paid preparers.
TurboTax with Refund Bonus
Get 5% back on top of your federal refund with TurboTax Basic
|Which TurboTax is right for you?||Basic|| Deluxe
|Premier||Home & Business|
|Special Offers: Refund Bonus Offer|
|Use some (or all) of your federal refund to purchase an Amazon.com Gift Card and Turbotax will tack on more (see details)||Extra 5%||Extra 10%||Extra 10%||Extra 10%||Extra 10%|
|EasyStep Interview walks you through your return, finds you every credit you deserve, and double checks for errors as you go||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Easily imports prior year tax data from TurboTax and other software brands||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Save time by importing financial data including W-2s, investment, and mortgage information, plus import from Quicken and Quickbooks3||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Free Get product support when/how you need it (via phone or live chat)2||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Includes 5 Federal e-files — receive IRS confirmation; get your fastest refund possible4||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Includes Up-to-date with all tax-related laws, including the new healthcare law||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Maximize Your Deductions|
|Deduction Maximizer searches over 350 deductions and credits as you go to help make sure you get your maximum refund||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|1 State product via download (Print for free or e-file for an additional fee5)||✓||✓||✓|
|Audit Risk Meter—helps you reduce your chance of an audit||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Its Deductible helps you accurately value charitable donated items||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Expert advice provides insight into this year’s outcome and recommendations to help you get an even bigger refund next year||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Investments & Rental Property|
|Extra guidance for investment sales such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and employee stock plans||✓||✓|
|Cost Basis Lookup quickly tracks and calculates historical cost basis||✓||✓|
|Shows you how much opening an IRA now could save you on this year’s taxes||✓||✓|
|Additional help for rental property income, expenses, and refinancing||✓||✓|
|Schedule C Businesses|
|Expanded Schedule C guidance to maximize home office, vehicle, and other business deductions||✓|
|Simplified income and expense entry so you don’t miss a thing||✓|
|Create W-2 and 1099 forms for your employees and contractors||✓|
|Walks you through what start-up costs new businesses can deduct||✓|
TurboTax Basic was designed to make doing simple taxes easy, by guiding you step by step through your federal tax return. State preparation is not included in this version.
Choose TurboTax Basic if the following apply to you:
- You file a 1040EZ or other simple tax return
- You own your home but don’t have a mortgage
- You rent your home
Not sure Basic Edition will cover your unique situation? Get started with it, and it will prompt you if another TurboTax program may be better for you. When you upgrade, the info you’ve already entered will conveniently transfer automatically.
If you have a mortgage, childcare expenses, or made charitable donations, TurboTax Deluxe will help you maximize your deductions for the biggest tax refund.
If you own investments or rental propery, choose TurboTax Premier. It has everything in Deluxe, plus will provide extra guidance so you get the most from your investments.
If you are a sole proprietor, consultant, 1099 contractor, or single-owner LLC, TurboTax Home & Business has everything in Premier and will help you make the most of your business and personal tax deductions.
1. TurboTax is so confident your return will be done right, they guarantee it. If you pay an IRS or state penalty or interest because of a TurboTax Calculation error, TurboTax will pay you the penalty and interest.
2. Tech and product support (phone & chat) hours vary by time of your. Live tax advice is available for a fee. Service experience levels, hours of operation, and availability vary and are subject to restriction and change without notice. See turbotax.com for full terms and conditions.
3. Imports from participating financial institutions as well as Quicken and QuickBooks versions 2012 and higher. Does not import from QuickBooks Online or Quickbooks for Mac products.
4. Fastest refund with e-file and direct deposit; refund timeframes will vary.
5.Prices subject to change without notice. E-file fees do not apply to New York state returns.
*Amazon.com Gift Card offer is for federal refunds only. Limits apply ($2000 per e-card, minimum $100 per customer, maximum $10,000 per customer), choose any increment of $100 from your federal refund to purchase an Amazon gift card and receive the bonus. Offer available only for TurboTax Online or CD/download versions sold and shipped, or downloaded directly from Intuit or Amazon. See here for full details.
**Amazon.com is not a sponsor of this promotion. Amazon.com Gift Cards (“GCs”) sold by Intuit, an authorized and independent reseller of Amazon.com Gift Cards. Except as required by law, GCs cannot be transferred for value or redeemed for cash. GCs may be used only for purchases of eligible goods at Amazon.com or certain of its affiliated websites. For complete terms and conditions, see www.amazon.com/gc-legal. GCs are issued by ACI Gift Cards, Inc., a Washington corporation. All Amazon ®, ™ & © are IP of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. No expiration date or service fees.
No tax knowledge required, asks easy questions you already know the answer to
Coaches you through every step so you are confident it is done right
Expert help when you need (fees may apply)
Double checks your return to help you get the deductions and credits you deserve and avoid triggering an audit
Use some (or all) of your federal refund to purchase an Amazon.com Gift Card** from TurboTax and TurboTax will tack on an extra 5%—so $500 would become $525