TurboTax is a tax management software that allows users to access their tax information from various devices using a cloud-based system. It provides users with an audit support guarantee that ensures free year-round audit guidance from a tax professional. We compiled TurboTax user reviews from around the web and determined that they generally have positive ratings. We also compared the most popular pricing options available.
Pricing & Features
Summary of User Reviews
What TurboTax Does Well
Users who gave TurboTax positive reviews said that they like how the software guides users throughout the entire process of filing their taxes. Users also appreciate the ease of use and accuracy of the auto-submit electronic filing feature, which makes getting refunds quick and easy.
What TurboTax Does Not Do Well
Users who gave TurboTax negative reviews said that while the software is efficient, the pricing options are quite expensive. Some users also noticed increase in prices almost every year.
Most Helpful Positive User Review
A user who gave TurboTax a positive review on G2Crowd commended the quick and simple process of e-filing taxes through TurboTax. He particularly likes the software’s step-by-step guide to make sure that there are no errors or inaccuracies in his submissions.
Most Helpful Negative User Review
A user who gave TurboTax a negative review on G2Crowd said that he finds the software’s pricing plans expensive, especially since he needs to file taxes for different states. He also noticed increase in pricing almost every year. To make tax-filing cost efficient, he recommends looking for other tax management software that offer the same services as TurboTax for free or for a lesser fee.
TurboTax offers online and desktop versions. Online plans include Free ($0), Deluxe ($59.99), Premier ($79.99), and Self-employed ($199.99). Desktop plans include Basic ($49.99), Deluxe ($79.99), Premier ($109.99), and Home & Business ($199.99). The main differences between the plans are the specific tax situation users need to address and the premium features available.
Paid Online plans have an additional fee of $39.99 per tax return filed per state.
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Price per state tax for the Basic plan is $44.99. One state is included with TurboTax Deluxe, Premier, and Home & Business for desktop. Price of state tax per additional state is $44.99.
Check out the list below for some of TurboTax’s features.
- Backed by an Audit Support Guarantee
- Easy import of prior year’s tax returns from other major tax companies
- 24/7 customer support from TurboTax specialists
- Searches 350+ tax deductions and credits
- Maximizes mortgage and property tax deductions
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How do I get a copy of a tax return I filed in TurboTax?
You can get a copy of a tax return filed in TurboTax online, depending on which stage of the tax filed you want to access. For example, to access an e-filed 2017 tax return, just log in to your TurboTax account and select Download/Print return to get a copy of it. If the return is still pending, wait for a few days until it gets accepted or rejected.
How do I track my state tax refunds?
Tracking a state refund requires you to access the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website to check your refund’s status.
How do I amend a tax return I already filed?
You may select a tax year for specific amending instructions on the TurboTax website. Keep in mind that you have three years from the date you filed your return to amend it.
TurboTax Overview Video
This video provides an overall background on what TurboTax can do to help you file your taxes easily online.
When choosing a tax software, it’s important that the software integrates with other applications your business is currently using. Here is a list of some of TurboTax’s popular integrations: