When tax season is here, knowing how to install Turbotax will save you money and time. As time goes by, many people are gradually using Turbotax to do their tax returns. Hiring a tax professional for the filing process can be very expensive. On the other hand, using the traditional way to file your taxes can be extremely time-consuming. The good news is you might be saving some money! However, mistakes can occur easily even if you pay full attention to the paperwork. Turbotax can help you forget all these issues!
Things you'll need:
- Turbotax software
- Internet access
- Determine the package you want and where to purchase it. The package you should get depends on where you live, along with the claims and deductions you need strictly based on your situation. Once you figure that out, you have to decide if you want to buy the software on CD or just do the filing process on the Turbotax's homepage. If you think you can get a better deal at the store, get the CD. Otherwise online filing is a very convenient way to go.
- Insert the Turbotax CD into the CD-ROM drive of your computer. You must go through this step if you got the CD. Make sure you have enough disk space on the computer for the installation! Accept the license agreement and let the installation begins. Enter the internet connection type and select the option on how you want the software to be updated. Be patient! The installation process will be completed in a few minutes. You will see the "Installation Complete" box on the screen. If you are ready to start your tax return, you can select to launch Turbotax right away!
- Visit the Turbotax homepage on the internet. This step must be followed if you file taxes online. Click on the package you want to purchase. It will take you to another page asking you to create an account. Click "Create an Account" and then accept the license agreement. By clicking "Continue" you will be taken to the page where you enter your information in order to get your account setup. Click "Sign Up" after you are finished with the form. You will be advised to print out the "User ID" information. At this point, you have the option to start the tax filing process by clicking the "Start My Return" button.
You see how easy and simple is was to install Turbotax with clear instructions? Do you still want to hire a tax professional to work on your taxes? How about dealing with the paper instructions on your own? No, thanks! Now, Enjoy your tax filing experience with Turbotax!