Get Your Refund Fast: Efile Your 2009 Taxes with TurboTax
Asks easy questions
We customize questions to your unique situation, import your info from last year, and put it all on the right tax forms for you.
Maximizes personal and business deductions
We search for more than 350 personal and self-employment deductions to get you the biggest tax refund possible--guaranteed.
Efile for a fast refund
Efile with direct deposit to get your refund in as few as 8 days. Five federal efiles included. Prepare and print unlimited single state filings. Additional state forms and state e-file are available for an additional charge.
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TurboTax customizes questions to your unique situation, transfer your info from last year, and put it all on the right tax forms for you. Click to enlarge.
TurboTax searches for more than 350 deductions to get you the biggest refund possible--guaranteed. Click to enlarge.
Helps Find Small-Business Tax Deductions
Shows you which expenses you can deduct for your vehicle, supplies, utilities, home office expenses, and more, so you get every business deduction you deserve.
Identifies Industry-Specific Deductions
Walks you through tax write-offs by industry to help you spot commonly overlooked deductions.
Gets You the Biggest Vehicle Deduction
Shows you whether you'll get a bigger deduction using actual expenses or the standard mileage rate. Provides extra help for splitting vehicle expenses between business and personal use.
Makes Entering Income Easier
Shows all business income types on a single page so you know you've covered all sources of business income.
Creates W-2 and 1099 Forms
Helps you prepare unlimited forms for employees and contractors. Does all calculations and prints on plain paper. No special forms needed. Mac users must have Internet access to create W-2 and 1099 forms.
Simplifies Asset Depreciation
Helps you determine which depreciation method will get you the biggest deduction, then guides you through calculating and reporting depreciation.
Streamlines Expense Entry
Walks you through all expense categories and provides additional tax deduction suggestions along the way so you can maximize your savings.
Offers Extra Guidance for New Businesses
Shows the startup deductions new businesses can take.
Exclusive--Imports Your Investment Info
Saves time by automatically importing your investment info directly from your financial institution.
Helps You Accurately Report Investment Sales
Walks you through reporting sales of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Automatically calculates capital gains/losses and keeps track of those that carry over to future tax returns.
Determines Your Cost Basis
Finds your accurate purchase price for stock sales, in three easy steps.
Helps with Employee Stock Plans
Guides you through reporting sales and automatically determines your correct basis for selling shares purchased at different times or different prices.
Shows you how to increase your 401(k) contribution without decreasing your take-home pay.
Exclusive--Helps You Find Every Rental Deduction
Finds over 20 deductions for landlords, from travel to advertising to repairs to insurance.
Exclusive--Shows Your Best Rental Depreciation Method
Simplifies reporting rental property depreciation and shows which depreciation method will get you the biggest tax deduction.
Maximizes Refinancing Deductions
Guides you through deducting points, appraisal fees, recording costs, and more so you don't miss a single chance to save.
Helps with New Rental Properties
Shows you step by step how to set up new rental properties.
Updated with all of the latest tax laws to help you get all of the deductions and credits you deserve--including the new 2009 Stimulus Plan credits for homebuyers, new car purchases and more.
Maximizes Your Tax Deductions
Asks simple questions about your income, family situation and changes in your tax situation and credits. Then, based on your answers, searches for more than 350 deductions and credits to get you the biggest tax refund--guaranteed.
Looks for Deduction Opportunities as You Go
Shows you which deductions you've taken. Which deductions you haven't. And tells you how to qualify for just about any deduction, so you don't miss any opportunities to save.
Gets You the Maximum Deduction for Donations
ItsDeductible (included) helps you accurately value items you donate to charity--no more guessing. Plus, it tracks other donations such as cash, mileage and stocks, to help you get every charitable deduction you're entitled to.
Handles Your Life Changes
Changed jobs? Got married? Bought a home? Had a baby? TurboTax guides you through common life changes, explains how the changes will impact your taxes, and tells you what you can deduct.
Helps with Medical Expenses
Does all the math and tells you if you qualify to deduct your medical expenses for maximum tax savings.
Includes Downloadable Audit Support Center
Only about 1% of all personal tax returns were audited, so it is unlikely, but if you are contacted by the IRS, we'll help you to:
|With downloadable step-by-step guidance, including what different types of IRS letters may mean, you'll know exactly where you stand and what to do next. |
Remember, TurboTax guarantees 100% accurate calculations. If you pay an IRS penalty or interest because of a TurboTax calculation error, we'll pay you the penalty and interest.
Tracks Your Audit Risk
Audit Risk Meter checks your tax return for common audit triggers. Shows whether your risk is high or low. And provides tips to help you reduce your chance of an audit.
Includes Downloadable Audit Support Center
Gives you step-by-step guidance on everything you need to know and do if the IRS contacts you.
Also Available: Audit Defense
Provides full-service representation by a trained tax professional. You will never have to meet with the IRS, unless you want to.3
Asks Easy Questions, Tailored to You
Guides you step by step through your tax return and puts your answers on the right tax forms for you. Skips interview questions that don't apply to you, so you can finish your return faster.
Improved Automatically Fills in W-2 and 1099 Info
Gets your W-2 and 1099 data directly from over 100,000 participating employers and financial institutions and automatically puts it in the right tax forms. A brief summary lets you review and edit downloaded information if necessary.
Improved Transfers Last Year's Tax Info
No retyping necessary. Fills in information from your previous year's return to save time and increase accuracy. Shows you what you're importing and where it goes in your return. You can also import from other tax software including TaxACT and H&R Block's TaxCut.
Imports Your Financial Data
Imports information from your financial software (including Quicken, QuickBooks 2007 and higher, and Microsoft Money) so you can skip the cut and paste this year.
New--Makes it Easy to Hold Your Place
Flag areas in your tax return so you can get back to them easily.
Live Tax Answers
Get live answers online from TurboTax experts and other TurboTax users in our Live Community. Plus you'll have instant access to answers to commonly asked tax questions on every screen.
Straightforward Guidance & Advice
Find help on any tax topic from anywhere within TurboTax. Get plain-English explanations of specific tax areas and helpful examples when you need them.
Not sure how to answer a tax question? We'll guide you to the right answer, making your taxes even easier.
Explains Your Return
Shows you a summary of your return, including income, tax, credits and payments so you know your taxes are accurate. Provides recommendations to help you get an even bigger refund next year.
FREE Technical Support
Got a software question? No problem! Get answers from a TurboTax expert via e-mail, phone, or live chat.
New--Smart Check Scans for Mistakes
Smart Check double-checks your return for errors, so you can be confident your taxes are done right.
Guaranteed Accurate Calculations
If you should get hit with an IRS or state penalty or interest due to a TurboTax calculation error, we'll pay you the penalty and interest.
Keeps You Up-to-Date with the Latest Tax Laws
With a single click you can check for updates each time you start to ensure your return includes the latest IRS and state tax forms. No more disruptions while you work on your return.
Shows Your Tax Refund in Real Time
Watch your refund add up as you complete your return. Our Dual Refund Monitor constantly displays and updates both your federal and state refunds (or taxes due) as you complete your federal return.
Federal Efile Included
Get your refund in as few as 8 days with efile and direct deposit. Free federal efile is included with TurboTax at no extra charge. If you're a returning user, we'll automatically transfer your efile information from your previous year's return to save you even more time.
Most Commonly-Filed IRS Tax Forms and Schedules
|Form 1040||Individual Income Tax Return|
|Schedule A||Itemized Deductions|
|Form 1040A||Individual Income Tax Return|
|Schedule B||Interest and Dividend Income|
|Schedule D/D-1||Capital Gains and Losses/Additional Capital Gains and Losses|
|Form 1040EZ||Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents|
|Schedule C/EZ||Profit (or Loss) from Business/Net Profit from Business|
|Schedule EIC||Earned Income Credit|
|Schedule E||Supplemental Income and Loss|
|Schedule SE||Self-Employment Tax|
Other Tax Forms and Schedules
|Schedule F||Profit or Loss from Farming|
|Schedule H||Household Employment Taxes|
|Schedule J||Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen|
|Schedules K-1 Worksheet (Form 1041)||Estates and Trusts|
|Schedules K-1 (Form 1065)||Partner's Share of Income, Credits, Deductions|
|Schedules K-1 (Form 1120S)||Shareholder's Share of Income, Credits, etc|
|Schedule R||Credit for Elderly or Disabled|
|Schedule 1 - 1040A||Interest and Ordinary Dividends for Form 1040A Filers|
|Schedule 2 - 1040A||Child and Dependent Care Expenses|
|Schedule 3 - 1040A||Credit for Elderly or Disabled|
|Form 982||Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness|
|Form 982WKS||Cancellation of Debt Worksheet|
|Form 1040-ES||Estimated Tax for Individuals|
|Form 1040-V||Payment Vouchers|
|Form 1040X||Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return|
|Form 1098T||Tuition Statement|
|Form 1099-MISC||Miscellaneous Income|
|Form 1099-Q||Payments From Qualified Education Programs|
|Form 1099-R||Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement, etc.|
|Form 1116||Foreign Tax Credit|
|Form 1116 AMT||Foreign Tax Credit for AMT|
|Form 1310||Statement of Person Claiming Refund Due a Deceased Taxpayer|
|Form 2106/EZ||Employee Business Exp/EZ Employee Business Expenses Short Form|
|Form 2119||Home Sale Worksheet|
|Form 2120||Multiple Support Declaration|
|Form 2210/2210AI||Underpayment of Tax/Annualized Income|
|Form 2210F||Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Farmers|
|Form 2439||Notice to Shareholder of Undistributed Long-Term Capital Gains|
|Form 2441||Child and Dependent Care Expenses|
|Form 2555||Foreign Earned Income|
|Form 3468||Investment Credit|
|Form 3800||General Business Credit|
|Form 3903||Moving Expenses|
|Form 4136||Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels|
|Form 4137||Tax on Unreported Tips|
|Form 4255||Recapture of Investment Credit|
|Form 4506||Request for Copy of Tax Form|
|Form 4562||Depreciation and Amortization|
|Form 4684||Casualties and Theft|
|Form 4797||Sales of Business Property|
|Form 4835||Farm Rental Income and Expenses|
|Form 4852||Substitute W-2 or 1099-R|
|Form 4868||Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File|
|Form 4952/AMT||Investment Interest Expense Deduction/Investment Interest Expense Deduction - AMT|
|Form 4972||Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions|
|Form 5329||Additional Taxes on Retirement Plans|
|Form 5405||First-Time Homebuyer Credit|
|Form 5695||Residential Energy Credits|
|Form 6198||At-Risk Limitations|
|Form 6251||Alternative Minimum Tax|
|Form 6252||Installment Sale Income|
|Form 6781||Gains/Losses from Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles|
|Form 8283||Non-cash Charitable Contributions|
|Form 8332||Release of Claim to Exemption for Child of Divorced of Separated Parents|
|Form 8379||Injured Spouse Claim and Allocation|
|Form 8396||Mortgage Interest Credit|
|Form 8453||U.S. Individual Income Tax Transmittal for an IRS E-File Return|
|Form 8582/AMT/CR||Passive Activity Loss Limitations/AMT/Credit Limitations|
|Form 8586||Low Income Housing Credit|
|Form 8606||Nondeductible IRAs|
|Form 8615||Tax for Certain Children Who Have Investment Income of More Than $1,800|
|Form 8801||Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax|
|Form 8812||Additional Child Tax Credit|
|Form 8814||Parent's Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends|
|Form 8815||Exclusion of Interest from Series EE and I Bonds|
|Form 8822||Change of Address|
|Form 8824||Like-Kind Exchange|
|Form 8829||Business Use of Your Home|
|Form 8839||Qualified Adoption Expenses|
|Form 8853||Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts|
|Form 8857||Innocent Spouse Relief|
|Form 8859||DC First-Time Homebuyer Credit|
|Form 8862||Info to Claim EIC After Disallowance|
|Form 8863||Education Credits|
|Form 8880||Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions|
|Form 8881||Credit for Small Employer Pension Plan Startup Costs|
|Form 8885||Health Coverage Tax Credit|
|Form 8888||Direct Deposit of Refund|
|Form 8889||Health Savings Account|
|Form 8891||Canadian Retirement Plans|
|Form 8903||Domestic Production Activities Deduction|
|Form 8910||Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit|
|Form 8914||Exemption for Taxpayers Housing Individuals Displaced by Midwestern Disasters|
|Form 8915||Hurricane Retirement Plan Distributions|
|Form 8917||Tuition and Fees Deduction|
|Form 8919||Uncollected Social Security and Medicare Tax on Wages|
|Form 8930||Midwestern Disaster Area Distributions|
|Form 9465||Installment Agreement Request|
|Form SS-4||Application for Employer ID Number|
|Form TD F 90-22.1||Report of Foreign Bank Accounts|
|Form W-4||Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate|
|Form W-2||Wages and Tax Statement|
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