About TurboTax Intuit
Intuit Inc. is a business and financial software company that develops and sells financial, accounting, and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants, and individuals. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. More than 95% of its revenues and earnings come from its activities within the United States. Intuit produces TurboTax, a consumer tax preparation application, the small business accounting program QuickBooks, professional tax solutions ProConnect Tax Online, ProSeries and Lacerte, and multiple payroll products. In April 2016, Intuit completed the sale of its original flagship product, Quicken, to H.I.G. Capital.
TurboTax is an American tax preparation software package developed by Michael A. Chipman of Chipsoft in the mid-1980s.Intuit acquired Chipsoft, based in San Diego, in 1993. Chipsoft, now known as Intuit Consumer Tax Group, is still based in San Diego, having moved into a new office complex in 2007.Intuit Corporation is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
TurboTax for the Mac was originally named MacinTax, and was developed by SoftView. SoftView was in turn purchased by ChipSoft. TurboTax is one of the most popular income tax preparation software packages in the United States, along with its main competitors, Jackson Hewitt, H&R Block at Home, TaxSlayer, and TaxAct. There are a number of different versions, including TurboTax Deluxe, TurboTax Premier, etc. TurboTax is available for both federal and state income tax returns. The software is designed to guide users through their tax returns step-by-step. The TurboTax software provides taxpayers additional support for their self-prepared returns by offering Audit Defense from TaxResources, Inc.
How TurboTax works:
Simply tell us what you do for a living, if you own a home, if you have any children, and about any charitable donations you made this year. Our calculations are 100% accurate, guaranteed. Plus, TurboTax is up-to-date with the latest tax laws, so you can be confident your taxes will be done right.
Getting started is a snap with W-2 snap & auto-fill
Take a picture of your W-2, verify your data and watch as your information securely uploads into all the right tax forms for you.
Get your fastest tax refund possible
File your return electronically to get your fastest refund possible. For extra peace of mind, you’ll receive email confirmation from the IRS once your tax return has been accepted. Once you’ve filed, you can track your tax return online or on your phone with our TurboTax mobile app to know when your refund will hit your bank account.
Pay nothing out of pocket
If you do not want to use a credit card, simply subtract any TurboTax preparation fees from your federal tax refund and have the remaining balance deposited directly into your bank account. Additional fees may apply.
TurboTax gives you the power to get your taxes done right and your maximum refund, guaranteed. Start TurboTax now and prepare your tax return for FREE. Pay only when you decide to print or e-file.
- 100% Accurate Calculations Guarantee
first of all, if you pay an IRS or state penalty or interest because of a TurboTax calculation error, we’ll pay you the penalty and interest.
- Maximum Refund Guarantee or Your Money Back:
If you get a larger refund or smaller tax due from another tax preparation method, we’ll refund the applicable TurboTax federal and/or state purchase price paid. TurboTax Online Free Edition customers are entitled to payment of $14.99 and a refund of your state purchase price paid.
- 100% Accurate, Expert Approved Guarantee:
If you pay an IRS or state penalty (or interest) because of an error that a TurboTax CPA or EA made while signing your return, we’ll pay you the penalty and interest. We’ll also amend your return at no additional cost.
- Audit Support Guarantee
The TurboTax Audit Support Guarantee provides FREE year-round audit support guidance from a tax professional. We’ll answer your questions and help you understand why the IRS contacted you.
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