When you use Desktop TurboTax, which you install from a CD or download to your own hard drive, you can prepare and e-file multiple returns for the cost of the software. You can e-file up to 5 Federal returns—more if you mail the additional ones.
- If you are using TurboTax CD/Download then you can e-file up to five federal tax returns (You can prepare as many returns as you want, but only five can be e-filed), so you would not have to purchase the CD/Download again. Please see the following TurboTax FAQ for more information:
How many returns can I file with TurboTax free?
TurboTax Free has all the forms and schedules you need to prepare and file a complete and accurate return. How many returns can I file with TurboTax Free? You can prepare up to 20 returns in your TurboTax Online account.
How many tax returns can I file with TurboTax standard?
Standard (includes 8 returns ) Premier (includes 12 returns) Home & Business (includes 12 returns)
How many returns can I file with TurboTax Deluxe?
TurboTax Online lets you prepare and file (electronically or on paper) up to five state returns per federal tax return.
How many times can you refile with TurboTax?
You can re-submit your e-filed return as many times as necessary until the filing deadline in October. However, we recommend that after three unsuccessful attempts (with the same e-file error), you print, sign, and mail your return.
Why is TurboTax charging me $80 to file?
If you have not paid for the online edition you are using, have not filed your tax return or registered the Free edition, then you can clear your return and start over with a lower priced edition.
Does TurboTax allow multiple returns?
In the CD/Download version of TurboTax, you can prepare as many federal returns as you want. You can also use TurboTax Online or the mobile app to prepare multiple returns, but each return requires its own unique login and must be paid for separately (if the return doesn’t qualify for Free Edition).
Can you file more than one year on TurboTax?
Yes, you can. You will need to file the income from each year, separately. A tax return for each year of income that you need to report. https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/IRS-Tax-Return/How-Do-I-File-Back-Tax-Returns-/INF145
Can you have multiple TurboTax accounts?
It is possible, and common, to have multiple accounts with TurboTax; however at this time we can not merge those accounts. To see a list of accounts you may have: Begin our account recovery process.
Why does TurboTax take forever to load?
TurboTax uses JAVA. When a JAVA program starts, everything you see or might see has to be initialized. TurboTax is a hugely complex application. That’s why it is so slow to launch.
Can I use TurboTax for multiple states?
You can also file multiple state returns using the TurboTax Online products. TurboTax Online allows you to purchase a maximum of three state returns for each federal return. If you require more than three state tax returns for one federal return, you need to use TurboTax Desktop.
How do I Efile more than 5 returns?
NOTE: To prepare more than five e-files, you will need to become an Authorized e-file Provider and register as an ERO (Electronic Returns Originator) with the IRS, see: http://www.irs.gov/Tax-Professionals/e-File-Providers-&-Partners/Become-an-Authorized-e-file-Provide
Can TurboTax be shared?
You can complete and file tax returns using the TurboTax software for anyone, it is not limited to family. However, you cannot use the software if you are being paid to prepare the tax returns as the software is not licensed for paid tax preparers.
How many times can I submit my tax return?
There is no limit to the number of times you can file an amended tax return. However, you must ensure that the amended return is filed within the established time frame in order to avoid penalties.
Can I redo my taxes on TurboTax?
If you used TurboTax Online, simply log in to your account and select “Amend a return that was filed and accepted.” If you used our CD/download product, sign back into your return and select “Amend a filed return.” You must file a separate Form 1040X for each tax return you are amending.
What happens if TurboTax makes a mistake?
100% Accurate Expert-Approved Guarantee: If you pay an IRS or state penalty (or interest) because of an error that a TurboTax tax expert or CPA made while providing topic-specific tax advice, a section review, or acting as a signed preparer for your return, we’ll pay you the penalty and interest.