Deluxe Income Tax Software
Deluxe has all the features of TurboTax Basic, but is aimed
at users with a more deduction claiming tax situations. It is an
ideal choice if you want to take advantage of more than 350 possible, but
not very well known, tax deductions.
Deluxe contains all the basic edition features, along with extra
power to correctly calculate even complicated tax issues. For
example, TurboTax Deluxe includes "Its Deductible" – a program
that calculates the accurate value of items donated as charitable
contributions. A lot of people value their donated items far to low
and loose considerable amounts of money each year due to this
Like basic, it provides an interview in
plain English and provides explanations and examples when you need
them. It will also transfer data from earlier years and can import
information from programs such as Quicken, QuickBooks and Microsoft
Support For Tax Deductions
In addition to these basic features, TurboTax Deluxe will
offer you extra help and guidance with deductions, including
medical, home, child-care and education based concerns.
You can create a year-to-year comparison of your
deductions to maximize the tax savings for you and your family.
It contains deduction tips from official IRS publications and comes
with a pedagogic video and the TurboTax Income Tax Handbook.
All versions of TurboTax can be
safely and conveniently downloaded online from the manufacturer
(Intuit). Deluxe is downloaded as a 56 MB size file and
the estimated download time is no more than 15 minutes if you
download via a DSL connection. It will naturally go even faster if
you are connected through a Cable Modem, 9 minutes. If you already own
another edition you can easily upgrade anytime online.
This income tax software brand will not only save you time and
money by taking care of the calculations and filling out the forms for
you, it will also make it possible for you to file your
form electronically to the IRS using E-file. By filing
electronically you can receive your tax return much sooner than
by mail. By using TurboTax to calculate your taxes and fill out the forms, you limit the risk of errors considerably.
Error Free Income Tax Preparation
According to the IRS's own research, the tax returns prepared on
paper include errors in more than 17.5 percent of the cases. That’s
almost one out of every five tax returns! For the tax returns
prepared and filed electronically, that number is below 0.5 percent.
It is easy to understand why Americans using software such as
TurboTax can receive their tax returns much faster and
without any hassle. Last year, over 40 million Americans sent their
tax returns to the IRS electronically. That number is increasing
each year as more and more taxpayers realize the benefits of
electronically calculated tax returns.
The benefits are not limited to speed and correct figures,
TurboTax will also
increase the safety of the transaction. When you send in your filled
out forms via regular mail you have no way of knowing whether or not
they actually reached the IRS in time. Unfortunate taxpayers have
experienced the unpleasant surprise of receiving a letter from the
IRS months after they dropped their forms in the mailbox; a letter
demanding their income tax return, plus considerable amounts of
money in interest and penalties.
When you use TurboTax to electronically file your tax return, you will receive an instant
verification from the IRS that proves that the agency has received