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TurboTax Deluxe Federal + E-File + State 2018 - Mac|Windows-Front_Standard

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok, does the job

    Posted
    Vipre77
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    Gets the job done but I wish it would give me a better idea of where I stand while itemizing deductions on my federal return. Am I only $1000 away from exceeding the standard deduction amount or am I $6000 away? If I’m nowhere close to getting over the standard deduction amount, I don’t want to keep wasting my time entering a bunch of charitable donation information that won’t be used anyway if I don’t have enough to make a difference on my return. Also, there were a number of items that weren’t very well explained in terms of eligibility for certain credits and what kinds of things I could enter in various sections. I ended up having to go search the IRS website for their instructions on the particular form or worksheet I was working on for information that I expected TurboTax to explain. If I have to look it up on my own, then TurboTax isn’t adding much value here. I could be doing all of this for free directly through the IRS website’s e-file. The big benefit I’m seeing with this software is the review the software does to try and find mistakes or missing information on the return. It does help you avoid those kind of mistakes. Also, is it just me or does it seem like it’s getting more expensive every year to use tax software like this or TaxAct? Next year I may skip this software and do my taxes manually directly on the IRS website with their fillable forms.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Better than doing it manually (not anymore)

    Posted
    Simple
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    Turbo tax was very useful when I was able to itemize. With the new tax code and higher standard deduction I pretty much could have done this without the turbo tax guidance. Nice that you can file free with federal but they get you when you have to pay for state. No matter what they will find a way to make you pay more. Last year when I had to file an amended return they were not clear on the directions and were not much help when I called them. Had to figure it out on my own.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not as good as last years turbotax.

    Posted
    JKlein
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    With entire new tax year and many new items in this years taxes there was very little explanations of what tax items were changed. An example of what I mean. With the changes that have taken place from 2017 taxes to 2018 taxes an explanation should have been made to explain the changes and why. State taxes included a deduction of $ 20,000 but had to print out the final 104 to see if it was included. Still don't know if it was.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It gets the job done, but...

    Posted
    Steffromphilly
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    Yes it gets the job done but the tv commercials have a quote which says “ FREE,FREE,FREE,FREE. But that’s PARTIALLY MISLEADING ! The FEDERAL PORTION is FREE ( as long as you didn’t select the option to have representation) and don’t count the STATE PORTION. Because, then you’re going to get charged $19.99 + $20.00 to PROCESS DIRECT DEPOSIT! So NO it’s not FREE FREE FREE FREE.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Its Turbo Tax. No Big Deal

    Posted
    JustJarhead
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    I bought Turbotax this year just like I gave for the last 10 years or so. I don't like this version because they have messed up how the interview process works. It does not step you through all the income stps like it used to. I am so aggravated by it, that I have put it aside until the next rainy day.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Tax aid

    Posted
    Rocker
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    Functions in the purpose it was designed for adequately. Not my idea of a fun purchase but more the lesser of worse alternatives, nobody likes doing taxes this product simply takes the guess work out of a tedious process. And definitely cheaper than an accountant.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Over priced

    Posted
    Lash
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    The only thing I don’t like is you pay roughly 50.00 for the version I got and they charge you again like $49 to get your refund. That was a first for me and I have used turbo tax for the last 5 yrs. Don’t know if I will use again next year. Tax act is free.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Customer spport needs improvement

    Posted
    monty
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    The tax preparation is good. But I had an issue with the e-flling and needed to speak with a human. But it was extreemly difficult to find a phone number that woul allow me to speak to someone.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    What can I say

    Posted
    AJ007
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    Tax software is tax software nothing fancy or great about it. If you understand what you are doing this can be cheaper option than going to a tax preparer or CPA.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Wasn’t enough for what I needed

    Posted
    Gwailou
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    Apparently, this version didn’t have everything I needed for my filing of taxes this year. I needed a special edition for being a 1099. So, that’s that.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    State filing is not free.

    Posted
    RTGOD
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    I though that maybe state would be free to file since it is in the name. Either I misunderstood, didn't read the description fully and/or the box is misleading.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not as solid as many other years

    Posted
    Pkovgolf
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    This version was not as solid as many years. This in part is due to the updates for educational and property tax laws that have been changing.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Almost not needed

    Posted
    BobPuckett
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    I’ve been doing my taxes for decades and liked the connivence but with the present tax laws Turbotax is not needed

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Easy to use and thorough.

    Posted
    Pamela
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    Was easy to use and seems to be very thorough, but disappointed that it cost an additional $25 to e-file with State.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not for Mac.

    Posted
    huyhan99
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    I cannot install on MacBook Pro. There are not Mac installation file. Install on Windows 10, works good.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Turbo Tax 2018

    Posted
    JimM
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    Easy to use. The only problem is when I printed my returns. There were black splotches on the paperwork

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Getting my taxes done!

    Posted
    Draven6593
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    I get to do my taxes.....again. Every year this happens and every year I use TurboTax. So far so good.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    No one likes paying taxes

    Posted
    Justin
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    This makes it easier. It takes about an hour to get through mine. Reasonably fool proof.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It was handy

    Posted
    Mark
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    It was my first time using TurboTax and it was a little confusing as I’m a new computer user

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good product

    Posted
    anonymous1122334455
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    Turbo tax deluxe is a good tax solution. Wish I new the tax laws changed so much.

    I would recommend this to a friend