How can we pressurise Intuit to make a Mac version of Turbotax for business?

I am a long time user of TuroboTax and Quicken and have now migrated everything to Mac except Turbotax for Business. It seems such a waste to have VMWare and Windows 10 on my Mac just for one piece of software.


There is not enough call for that version to make it cost effective so it probably will never happen ... 

You need Turbo Tax Business. 

TT Business is for 1120 Corporation, 1120S Corp, 1065 Partnership or 1041 Estate/Trust returns and will not do your personal 1040 return.   It  is a separate program from Home & Business (or Personal & Small Business).  Home & Business is for personal returns that include a schedule C for self employment or sole proprietor. A single owner LLC would be reported on Schedule C unless the LLC elected to be treated as an S corp or C corp.

You will get a schedule K-1 (or a W2) from the business return to manually enter into your personal 1040 return.

Turbo Tax Business  is not available to do online or on a Mac.  You can buy the Window's version here.  And you can have both TT Business and TT Home & Business (or any personal version) installed on  your computer at the same time. 

Do you have access to a Windows computer? 

You can probably run the Windows Business program on a Mac using a Windows Emulator like Parallels. But you would have to buy a copy of Windows to install in it.   Google Windows on Mac to get articles on the various  options

One of the other users posted this, There are 4 popular products you can use: Parallels, VMWare Fusion, Oracle VirtualBox, or CrossOver. The first 3 require you to also buy a copy of Windows. The first 2 cost $50-80, the third is free. CrossOver also costs about $50-$80 but does NOT require you to buy Windows.

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