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The worst site. I simply wanted to ask what is the difference between on line Premier & buying the TT software from Costco?created account, when I want to sing in,asks?'s

Thanks for the answer. I see other people have questions and they are thrown on a loop wasting time.  I wonder in the on line edition they promise a person can answer your question.  Which probably means you will be thrown into a loop trying to ask anything.  If you purchase the software and can use it for multiple filing, does it also allow you to ask any questions that may come up?

Also if purchased in a CA costco, does it have CA State as well?


I simply wanted to ask what is the difference between on Line Premier versus buying the software lets say from Costco.

Also what was the additional price for State of CA edition.

Instead of being able to ask from Contact simply, they asked me to create an account. I did. When I tried to sign in and ask questions, it would not let me to sign in, but asks many irrelevant questions about my tax status. There was not way of signing in it keeps going into loop.

I wish I had gotten a survey, so I would let them know how useless the automated system is where it has a button for contact which throws you into loop.

Then it only allows you to post a question in 170 letters!

This feature is pending. Thanks for your patience.
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The worst site. I simply wanted to ask what is the difference between on line Premier & buying the TT software from Costco?created account, when I want to sing in,asks?'s


When you use Online TurboTax, you get one return per fee.  Each return needs its own account and user ID.   If you use the same account and user ID for a second return, you overwrite the first one and lose it forever.

 When you use Desktop TurboTax, which you install from a CD or download to your own hard drive, you can prepare and e-file multiple returns for the cost of the software.  You can e-file up to 5 Federal returns—more if you mail the additional ones.  If you have multiple returns to prepare for family members, Desktop is more cost effective.


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The worst site. I simply wanted to ask what is the difference between on line Premier & buying the TT software from Costco?created account, when I want to sing in,asks?'s


When you use Online TurboTax, you get one return per fee.  Each return needs its own account and user ID.   If you use the same account and user ID for a second return, you overwrite the first one and lose it forever.

 When you use Desktop TurboTax, which you install from a CD or download to your own hard drive, you can prepare and e-file multiple returns for the cost of the software.  You can e-file up to 5 Federal returns—more if you mail the additional ones.  If you have multiple returns to prepare for family members, Desktop is more cost effective.


https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901306-how-many-times-can-i-e-file-using-the-turbotax-cd-or-downl...

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2942039-what-s-the-difference-between-turbotax-online-and-the-turb...

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2750704-what-are-the-advantages-of-the-turbotax-cd-download-softwa...


**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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