1. Can non-resident aliens use TurboTax? 2020 Update

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    Yes! Non-resident aliens earning money or doing business in the U.S. have to file U.S. tax returns. The appropriate form is 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ. TurboTax, as well as other tax preparation software like H&R Block at Home, does not support those forms. A non-resident alien can either use services of...
  2. Using TurboTax 2020 vs. a CPA Accountant to do Your Taxes

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    This year millions of Americans will seek an accountants’ help in their tax return preparations; others will do taxes themselves filling out forms or using tax preparation software like TurboTax or H&R Block at Home. The question arises, why some people do it themselves while others have the returns prepared...
  3. Do your Taxes for Free with TurboTax Absolute Zero (2020 Update)

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    TurboTax has just rolled out a new promotion towards an estimated 60 million taxpayers who file taxes on form 1040A or 1040EZ. It is called TurboTax Absolute Zero and it’s free to file state and federal. Additional features of this special tax deal include: Preparation of Affordable Care Act forms....
  4. How To File a 2020 Tax Extension with TurboTax

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    The April 15th tax deadline may not be enough time for some of you to file your tax returns — But that’s ok! You can request for a tax extension to get some more time to organize all the necessary documents. If you’re using TurboTax to file taxes this year,...
  5. Difference Between TurboTax Freedom Edition & Federal Free Edition 2020

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    When visiting TurboTax website you encounter two products with very similar names: Freedom Edition and Federal Free Edition. Despite similarity in their names there is a significant difference between the two. One is appropriate for taxpayers filing the simplest tax return regardless of amount of income earned – TurboTax Federal...
  6. TurboTax Live 2020 is Now $30 OFF

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    Intuit is adding another product to its portfolio called TurboTax Live (currently on sale for $30.00 off). It should appeal to the segment of taxpayers who are able and ready to prepare taxes on their own, but would like to have someone review it and even ask a specific tax questions...
  7. New Features in TurboTax for 2020

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    Every year tax preparation software developers implement improvements to make the process of tax preparation as uncomplicated and relaxing as it gets. But there is only so much that can be done to simplify the entire experience. Other than updates to the tax law, it has proven difficult to make...
  8. How to Contact TurboTax in 2020

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    Over the last several years, TurboTax has moved away from offering product support via phone. Instead, it has opted for users to email any questions or find solutions independently and TurboTax is facilitating it by providing multiple resources. When you have an inquiry of any type, Intuit, the maker of...
  9. How do TurboTax and H&R Block Work? Tax Tips 2020

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    Online tax preparation software companies are in the business of walking the taxpayers through all the stages of a tax return and completing the process on their own. In a nutshell, the process focuses on providing information to a series of questions; the answers populate the tax return and all...
  10. 2019 Tax Brackets – 2020 Tax Help

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    New tax brackets have been released for income earned in calendar year 2019 for taxes due on April 15th. In 2020 that day falls on Wednesday. By releasing the tax brackets at this time, the IRS is giving the taxpayers roughly 6 weeks to make last minute adjustments to income...