TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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2018 TurboTax CD/Download Product Guide

Here's our 2018 TurboTax CD/Download software lineup:

  • Basic — Best for simple returns where you don't need to file a state return.
  • Deluxe — Recommended if you itemize and want to maximize your deductions.
  • Premier — Extra guidance and phone help from CPAs and EAs for your investment sales and rentals, and your retirement. The program also includes an IRA tool!
  • Home & Business — Handles your personal (1040) return along with maximizing your self-employment, consultant, or small business expenses on Schedule C. Also includes retirement tax help and the IRA tool, and help for investment sales and rentals.
  • Business — For corporation, S corporation, partnership, multi-member LLC, estates & trusts, and homeowner association returns.

Although Basic, Deluxe, Premier, and Home & Business all support the same tax forms and schedules, the step-by-step guidance is different (for example, Basic through Home & Business all support Schedules C and D, but Premier and Home & Business have extra guidance and interview screens geared towards investment sales and self-employment, respectively).

Deluxe through Home & Business also include all the features from the lower-tier version(s). This means Deluxe includes all Basic features, Premier includes all Deluxe features, and so on.

Find out which TurboTax desktop software product is right for you.

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