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TurboTax Basic Federal with efile for Tax Year 2009 was designed to make doing your simple taxes easy, by guiding you step by step through your federal tax return. Federal efile is now included when you do your taxes with TurboTax. TurboTax Basic Federal gives you everything you need to easily prepare, print, and efile one federal return. Includes FIVE free Federal efiles plus unlimited Federal Return calculations and printing.
Choose TurboTax Basic if any of 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
Everything you need to easily do your simple tax return.
Asks Easy Questions, Tailored to You - Guides you step by step through your tax return, then puts your answers on the right tax forms for you, including 1040EZ, 1040A, and 1040. Skips interview questions that don't apply to you, so you can finish your return faster.
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.
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.
Provides Help When You Need It
Live Tax Answers - Get live answers online from TurboTax experts and other TurboTax users in Online 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.
Life Events Expert - Explains how changes in your life, such as purchasing a home, changing jobs or becoming a parent, will affect your taxes so you can prepare your return with confidence.
Guide Me - Not sure how to answer a tax question? We'll guide you to the right answer, making your taxes even easier.
FREE Technical Support - Got a software question? No problem! Get answers from a TurboTax expert via e-mail, phone, or live chat.
Spots Errors and Shows How to Fix Them
Checks for Mistakes - 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, Intuit will pay you the penalty and interest.
Keeps You Up-to-Date with the Latest Tax Forms - 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.
Get Your Refund Faster with Included Federal Efile
Shows Your Tax Refund in Real Time - Watch your refund add up as you complete your return. Our improved 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. One federal efile is now 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.
Plus, includes these helpful features to make doing your taxes even easier:
Search Topics or Forms - Looking for a specific form? Just type in the name of the form and TurboTax will take you to it.
Compares Sales Tax vs. State Income Tax Deduction Savings - Shows you which tax deduction will get you the biggest savings: sales tax paid or state and local income tax paid.
Takes the Confusion Out of Vehicle Registration Deductions - Tells you if you can deduct vehicle registration costs and how to take the deduction.
Summarizes Your Tax Situation - Compares this year's return to last year's return and shows you how your numbers compare with the U.S. average, so you can rest assured your taxes are accurate.
Explains AMT and How to Avoid It - Gain a better understanding of the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) and how it affects your bottom line. Learn why you may be subject to AMT and how you can avoid it in the future.
Helps with Education Credits and Deductions - Tells you who qualifies for education credits, which expenses are deductible and how to save the most money.
Handles Social Security and Other Types of Income - Provides extra help for entering Social Security income, Disability income, Supplemental Security income, and dependent's Social Security income.
Simplifies Estimated Tax Payments - Explains how estimated taxes work and tells you if you need to make estimated quarterly payments.
Guides You Step by Step Through Amending Returns, if You Need To - TurboTax makes it easy to amend your return. Need more time? You can submit an application for a filing extension with just a few clicks.
You can also use TurboTax to prepare additional returns. It's just $9.95 to prepare, efile, and/or print each additional federal return. You pay only when you're done preparing each return and are ready to file.
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