Monday, May 23, 2011

TurboTax 2012

TurboTax 2012

Taxes can be complicated. What with all constant political changes to our tax system, and all the people out there who make up all sorts of creative ways to avoid paying taxes, everything just gets more and more complex. It makes things understandably difficult for most people who wants to file their taxes. The truth is, we don't all have time to keep up on every tiny change that happens to our tax laws. Fortunately there is a tax program that help straighten this all out for the everyday person: TurboTax!

Easy Filing with TurboTax 2012

TurboTax comes with a built in guide for first time users, giving clear directions for every step. If you're worried about making a mistake or reading something wrong on your tax forms, TurboTax can clear that up for you. It will also take into account your personal circumstances.  TurboTax will find every possible deduction for you if you just had a child, bought a home or changed your job. TurboTax 2012 will automatically fill the right forms out for you for these situations!

When filling out your tax return, or even when you pay a professional to do it for you, there's always to chance of human error. It can sometimes a be a small thing, and sometimes it can be a big thing; a thing that might cause you to get audited or to lose out on a large amount of tax return money.

TurboTax 2012 double checks your tax return for any errors, giving you peace of mind. It will also look thoroughly for and and every deduction you might qualify for. With TurboTax, you will never miss another deduction!

TurboTax Can Help

Do you have an obscure tax question that you're sure about? Are you in a unique situation where you're not sure if you qualify for a deduction, or whether or not you have to report a specific expenditure on your taxes? If there's a specific issue you're worried about on your tax return, TurboTax has an award winning support site that can answer any question you have!

You could also have a real time online chat with one of TurboTax's tax experts, or you could go to the TurboTax 2012 forum and get advice from other tax gurus and customers like yourself. There's also a list of frequently asked questions and many tax articles and blogs concerning the latest tax news.

No Risk

But let's say you're worried about online safety. Identity theft is certainly a big issue today, and it can be tough to know what websites you can really trust with your most valuable information. You can feel safe with TurboTax, because TurboTax 2012 uses the same encryption software used by banks when you file online. You're information will be stored on a firewall protected server, making sure no one but you can get access to it with you're unique name and password.

Which Version Works for You?

There are several different versions of TurboTax, each made to tailor to specific needs. There's TurboTax Basic, which offers step by step guidance and can transfer your tax information from last year so you don't have to fill it out all over again, and of course it also includes your federal tax return.

TurboTax 2012 Deluxe has everything from the Basic version, but in addition it searches for over 350 tax deductions that you may qualify for! If you've made a charitable donation this year, it will give you accurate values as to how much you can expect to deduct from that. It also will check if your at risk for an audit, and will alert you if it finds that you might be audited. TurboTax 2012 Deluxe will give you tips to reduce the chance of an audit and give you peace of mind.

TurboTax Premier includes everything offered in the Deluxe Version, and is especially useful if you deal with rental property or have made some investments this year. TurboTax Premier can calculate your investment gains and can help you deduct your losses. You'll be walked through the process of reporting bonds, sales of stock or mutual funds. It can also find tax saving deductions on rental property. Worried about reporting sales on your tax return? Premier guides you through reporting your sales and helps you with Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPP).

Finally there's TurboTax Home & Business, which includes everything from TurboTax Premier and in addition will find helpful business write offs that can boost your refund. It can also find industry specific deductions for even better tax savings! Having trouble figuring out assett depreciation? TurboTax Home & Business will tell you which type of depreciation is best for you and help you calculate and report it on your tax return.

Clearly, there's a reason it's one of the most widely used tax programs out there. There's no reason to keep worrying about your tax return every year. Try TurboTax 2012! You'll thank yourself later.

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