Manually Update TurboTax for Windows Software (Basic, Deluxe, Premier, Home & Business)
TurboTax 2016 – R221
If you're having trouble updating your TurboTax 2016 for Windows software, you can get your federal* program update here:
- Close TurboTax and all other programs except this browser window.
- Click this button to download the 117 MB update:
- Save the update file to your Desktop.
- Double-click the update file (look for the "folder in a vise grip" icon):
- Follow any on-screen instructions to install the update.
*We don't offer manual updates for TurboTax State programs. If you need to update your state, here are your options.
2013—2015 Manual Updates
To update your prior-year TurboTax for Windows software, follow the instructions above, but instead of clicking the button in Step 2, click the link that corresponds to your tax-year version:
2012 and earlier manual updates are not available, as these products are no longer supported.