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TurboTax Home and Business 2016 - Mac|Windows-Front_Standard

TurboTax Home and Business 2016 - Mac|Windows

Model: INT940800F055SKU: 5622132

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 454 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Tax preparation expertise in a box

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    Tony
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    I have been using TurboTax products for the past 20 years. in TurboTax Home & Business, Intuit has created a very valuable tool for the preparation of personal and small business taxes. The software works well both on PC and Mac OS platforms and provides repeat users with a smooth transfer of a prior year's tax info into the current year's return. In general, I have been very happy with this software and have experienced only a few negatives with it. For example, when a user is working on a return and simply runs out of time there should be a simple and seamless transition that would enable the taxpayer to prepare an application for an extension of time to file. That functionality is there, but it's just not obvious or intuitive. Within the Mac operating system, I also miss the "save as" command. When you are preparing a complicated return, it is often helpful not to autosave the changes made during a work session but to have the option to change the file name in order to identify the current version you are about to save, based on the assumptions you have made or on your data inputs without changing or losing past versions of that return. This is useful when you are deciding whether or not it makes sense to claim a deduction, for a home office, for example. Otherwise, TurboTax Home & Business is a very useful program and a very valuable tax preparation tool and I highly recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    trusted advisor at tax time

    Posted
    greybeard
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    I have been using TurboTax back since when it was called MacinTax and was only available on the Mac. Each year it gets better and better, smarter and more helpful. it can handle 99% of typical issues without a hitch, only because I am sure their is something I haven't had to use like foreign income. I have used it for home and my wife's business as well as my own. We keep careful records and this program saves us a ton of money as a result. It is worth the effort and the link to "Its Deductible" is very handy for donation evaluation and saves it all online. You can navigate directly to areas of concern or it will walk you through it all like your accountant step by step. It also sets you up and remembers the info put into prior years returns when you start up. it looks for the previous years file so it can present prior year comparisons as you go. Finally it will help you plan for the next years taxes. Highly recommend it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I love this program!

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    Joeygirl
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    I have been doing my own taxes my while life and this is Seychelles better than the days of of paper booklets. I used another tax program for part of one year and returned it! This is so great about small there are explanations along the way for everything. I did have to Google some things to get better clarification. I do believe you can live chat and call with any other questions you may have, if need be. I will be doing this again next year as this was my first full year with a DS company!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product and glad to purchase locally.

    Posted
    Mark
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    Have used Turbotax for years and it has always served me well. As our tax situation has gotten more complicated we have gone from the basic to the premier to the home and business versions and the transition to each has been smooth and worked well. I have always been able to find answers and get help with issues without outside help. I will continue to use it to do all of my family's returns. Best Buy matched the online price so I bought there as I want to support my local retail stores.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Reliably gets my taxes done

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    millvalleyguy
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    A solid product that gets my taxes done. I gave it a 4 star primarily because they completely botched their marketing a year or two ago when they decided to mess with Deluxe and take out various forms that had previously been there. I believe they caved to public dissent, however, it has left me not knowing if I can use the lesser product. As for Best Buy, I would recommend using their Price Match Guarantee - this gave me an Amazon price at my local store. I love Best Buy!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to Use Tax Software

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    Turbo
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    I had used an accountant who charged me well over 400 to do my taxes and after several years of failing to meet deadlines, I decided to mirror him using Turbo Tax. It is easy to use and becomes even easier after your first year of use. I ended up with a difference in taxes of $100 differential and have taken control of my returns. TB Tax is user friendly so don't hesitate to do your own unless you have complicated situations.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good walk-through of tax laws

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    RB5148
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    I have used Turbo Tax for years to do my taxes. I find that the personal taxes version is much easier to follow than the home and business version. Some definitions are not very clear and questions aren't defined well, so further assistance may be needed in those areas. That said, the program is fairly decent and much easier than navigating the laws and forms on your own. I can't even imagine how long my taxes would have taken if I had tried them on my own!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Same reliable product

    Posted
    TomComputer
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    I have used Turbo Tax for over 20 years. It handles my 51-page return very competently. It DOES help if you know how things SHOULD look on the completed tax forms so that you can check to make sure you used the product correctly and made all of your entries in the correct place. If you do lots of "allocations" or combined business and personal use or combined rental and personal residence you do need to be VERY careful as that is not foolproof in Turbo Tax

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Tax Program

    Posted
    DAP126
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    This is the 6th year I have used TurboTax for my tax preparation. I am by no means knowledgeable in tax preparation but TurboTax makes is extremely easy and user friendly and makes money saving suggestions for you as you proceed. After you use it for the first time, your computer saves the previous years return and imports all of your information so you only have to input your new w-2 info. Great program and worth the money!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easiest Way to Do Your Taxes

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    BBtraveler
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    I have used TurboTax for a number of years and have always found it to be the best way to do my taxes. It is easy and accurate. The program asks you the questions and all you have to do is have your information close at hand and answer the questions. Then once you are done with your federal return, you can start on the state return and that is mostly done based on your federal return information. Couldn't be easier.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product for business purposes.

    Posted
    Drp2006
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    It functions like other TurboTax products, but has the added benefit of doing business taxes. Mid-year, I moved from Missouri to Florida. There is a glitch in accurately calculating Missouri state taxes. The software wants me to pay taxes on my Florida income to Missouri. Called TurboTax and spoke with a representative. They took my info, but have not called me back. Very dissatisfied with their customer service.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good software for tax calculations

    Posted
    Boilerfan
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    I have used Turbo Tax many years. This is the first time I have purchased the home business edition. I like the choice to let me work on items I am specifically interested in or to let the software lead me through the process. I also like the ability to see any tax form I want, although some times you already need to know what you are looking for. I needed two different states and the extra charge is too much.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Software and Great Support

    Posted
    Nolan77
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    My computer crashed and after I recovered and restarted, TurboTax restarted exactly where I left off. I accidentally bought the wrong form and their support quickly fixed the problem and refunded me. My internet went out and phone during the call with support. They called me back and we finished the support call. I thought them calling me showed ownership and great customer service which is rare these days.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy peasy way to get your taxes done

    Posted
    Oliver
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    I've been using TurboTax Home and Business for about six years now. I have a regular W-2 job, a tutoring business, and do freelance writing. The latter two have income and expenses. I'm pretty organized all year, and TurboTax gets the job done quickly and easily. Plus - it automatically picks up information on my investments, so I don't have to figure out long-term, short-term, tax exempt, whatever. Love it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So far, so good

    Posted
    sdreviewer
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    I purchased Turbo Tax to estimate my 2016 taxes so that I would know what my 4th quarter estimated tax payment should be for both Federal and State. I am happy that it was easy to input and helped me to determine how year end payments and charitable donations would affect my taxes. I was able to use my Best Buy rewards to purchase it and made it cheaper than if I had bought it at a competitor store.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great product, poor support!

    Posted
    Jsch
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    This version of TurboTax does a beautiful job with home and business taxes, but Intuit no longer gives any phone support unless you purchase an annual support plan. Fortunately I could solve most issues due to having several years experience with the product, but I got stuck paying for my state e-filing that was supposed to be included for free. Disappointing!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Miss older format of this software

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    MooseFan
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    Spent way too much time trying to find 1099 forms to send to my contractors. It was a very convoluted setup and kept stopping me along the way with questions relating to taxes...which weren't being filed yet. I like the older format much better. I have used Turbo Tax for over 13 years now. This is the first time I have considered looking at the competitors' products.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Dependable tax program

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    eagle93
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    Turbotax is an excellent Tax Prep program and I have been using it for years. It is up to date and the home and business level will walk you through any investments you have made. Any investment or deduction carryover from previous years will be automatically inserted which reduces all the research. The program does both federal and state returns for all my family members.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    TaxTime

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    Saxman10
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    I've used this product in the past and it's very easy for me to import all my previous information and returns, to save time on filling out the forms. The only catch was I had to update my Mac OS system software for it to work. But that had to be done anyway I guess. It's easy to use, I am used to the interface. I like how it asks questions to gather the data.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Cheaper than an Accountant

    Posted
    Nicky
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    I use Turbo Tax every year. It makes preparing less painful and your information carries over from year. That enables you to compare and also spend less time on the basic identifying info. Help is also available through the April filing deadline. I don't know how long after that it's available but I don't believe it goes through the extension time in October.

    I would recommend this to a friend