TurboTax Deluxe 2012 from Intuit is tax preparation software that helps guide you through the process of both organizing your tax documents and filing your taxes. TurboTax Deluxe 2012 looks for deduction opportunities as you go, helping you to maximize your deductions. TurboTax Deluxe 2012 also ensures you receive the maximum deduction for any donations you may have provided. Life changing events such as marriage, buying a home and more are also taken into account as TurboTax Deluxe 2012 guides you through the possible impacts that these events may have on your taxes.
To further assist you in your tax preparations, TurboTax Deluxe 2012 also helps to reduce audit risk, tailor your return by asking pertinent questions, spot errors and show how to fix them, receive your refund faster, and provide you help along the way with live tax answers.
Finds Tax Deductions and Credits to Get Biggest Refund
- Maximizes Your Tax Deductions
- TurboTax Deluxe 2012 asks simple questions about income, family situation and changes in your tax situation and credits. Then, based on your answers, searches for more than 350 deductions and credits to get you the biggest tax refund.
- Looks for Deduction Opportunities as You Go
- Shows which deductions you've taken and which deductions you haven't.
- Gets You the Maximum Deduction for Donations
- ItsDeductible (included) helps you accurately value items you donate to charity. Plus, it tracks other donations such as cash, mileage, and stocks to help you get every charitable deduction available.
- Handles Your Life Changes
- TurboTax guides you through common life changes, explains how the changes will impact your taxes, and tells you what you can deduct.
- Helps with Medical Expenses
- Does all the math and tells you if you qualify to deduct your medical expenses for maximum tax savings.
Helps Reduce Audit Risk
- Includes Downloadable Audit Support Center
- Gives you step-by-step guidance on everything you need to know and do if the IRS contacts you.
- Audit Support Guarantee
- Free one-on-one audit guidance year-round from an experienced tax expert.
- Tracks Your Audit Risk
- Audit Risk Meter checks your tax return for common audit triggers, shows whether your risk is high or low, and provides tips to help you reduce your chance of an audit.
Does the Hard Work For You
- Asks Easy Questions, Tailored to You
- Guides you step by step through your tax return and puts your answers on the right tax forms for you. Skips interview questions that don't apply to you to finish your return faster.
- Automatically Fills in W-2 and 1099 Info
- Gets your W-2 and 1099 data directly from over 400,000 participating employers and financial institutions and automatically puts it in the right tax forms. A brief summary lets you review and edit downloaded information if necessary.
- Transfers Last Year's TurboTax Info
- Fills in information from your previous year's return to save time and increase accuracy. Shows you what you're importing and where it goes in your return. You can also import data from other tax software including TaxACT and H&R Block At Home.
- Imports Your Financial Data
- Imports information from your financial software including Quicken, QuickBooks 2007 and higher, and Microsoft Money.
- Makes it Easy to Hold Your Place
- Flag areas in your tax return so you can get back to them easily
Provides Help and Advice When You Need It
- Live Tax Answers
- Get live answers online from TurboTax experts and other TurboTax users in our Live Community. Plus you'll have instant access to answers to commonly asked tax questions on every screen.
- Straightforward Guidance & Advice
- Find help on any tax topic from anywhere within TurboTax. Get explanations of specific tax areas and helpful examples when you need them.
- Guide Me
- Not sure how to answer a tax question? We'll guide you to the right answer, making your taxes even easier.
- Explains Your Return
- Shows you a summary of your return, including income, tax, credits and payments so you know your taxes are accurate. Provides recommendations to help you get an even bigger refund next year.
- FREE Technical Support
- Get answers from a TurboTax expert via phone or live chat.
Spots Errors and Show How to Fix Them
- Smart Check Scans for Mistakes
- Smart Check double-checks your return for errors, so you can be confident your taxes are done right.
- Guaranteed Accurate Calculations
- If you should get hit with an IRS or state penalty or interest due to a TurboTax calculation error, we'll pay you the penalty and interest.
- Keeps You Up-to-Date with the Latest Tax Laws
- With a single click you can check for updates each time you start to ensure your return includes the latest IRS and state tax forms.
Gets Your Refund Faster with Included Federal E-file
- Shows Your Tax Refund in Real Time
- Watch your refund add up as you complete your return. Our Dual Refund Monitor constantly displays and updates both your federal and state refunds (or taxes due) as you complete your federal return.
- Federal E-file Included
- E-file your federal return to get the fastest refund possible. Free federal e-file is included with TurboTax at no extra charge. If you're a returning user, we'll automatically transfer your e-file information from your previous year's return to save you even more time.