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Got tax questions? We’ve got answers.
Call our tax experts before or while doing your taxes for one-on-one advice and guidance. It’s like having a tax expert at your side, answering all of your tax questions, so you can be confident your taxes are done right.
Canadian tax experts, up-to-date with current tax laws
Ask as many questions as you like; call as many times as you like
And it's included free in Home & Business.
Live Tax Advice was available 7 days a week, 8AM to Midnight EST, from Feb 10 through May 5, 2014.
Bring in data from QuickBooks to TurboTax.
Use QuickBooks to track business income and expenses? You can directly import that information into TurboTax.2
When you import your QuickBooks data into TurboTax, you:
Manually enter less information
Reduce the possibility for data entry mistakes
Save time and improve the accuracy of your return.
Business tax guidance from the start.
With TurboTax Home & Business, the business tax guidance you need is up front and easy to find.
It asks you questions about your business, then goes to work about locating deductions you can claim, like:
Equipment and supplies
Home office space
Advertising and promotional expenses
And many more
TurboTax protects your return with Audit Risk Alert and Audit Defence.
Even 100% accurate returns may be audited by the CRA.
TurboTax helps reduce your chances of being audited, and offers expert representation in case of an audit.
Audit Risk Alert is included and lets you know if any deductions you're claiming may trigger a CRA audit, which lets you:
Make any changes you wish
Have extra confidence in the return you're filing
Audit Defence is available as a paid add-on3 and connects you with a tax pro in case of an audit who will
Represent you and correspond on your behalf to the CRA
Review your documents and attend all CRA meetings with you
Helps you claim gains and losses.
TurboTax lets you easily claim investment income from:
Stocks, bonds & mutual fund investments
Employee stock purchase plans
Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) contributions
Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA)
Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs)
As well as capital gains and losses from land, buildings, shares, bonds or funds and trust units.
Helps you make the most of your rental properties.
TurboTax locates all eligible rental property expenses, like:
Repair or maintenance costs
Hiring costs for someone to care for your rental properties
So if you own a second home you rent out, or are simply renting out a single room in your house, TurboTax can help maximize your deductions.
Optimize your pension income.
Did you know you can split up to 50% of your Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or company pension plan income with your spouse?
The TurboTax Pension Income Splitting Optimizer automatically suggests the best distribution of your income, so you end up paying less in taxes.
Live Tax Advice Service will be available via phone or live chat to answer questions related to tax year 2013 personal returns (restrictions may apply) 2/10/14 through 5/5/14 from 8am - Midnight EST, 7 days a week. Offer excludes TurboTax Business Incorporated customers. Service levels, hours of operation and availability will vary based on demand and capacity, and are subject to change without notice. Go to TurboTax.ca/livetaxadvice for more information.
Imports from QuickBooks Pro and Premier 2011 and later and other accounting software with a GIFI file format (sold separately).
Internet connection and acceptance of product update is required to access Audit Defence purchase details. Audit Defence is not available for residents of the province of Québec. Does not include GST/HST and other non-income tax audits and reviews unless the issues are ancillary to the income tax review itself. Includes field audits through the restricted examination of books, but does not include the “detailed financial audit”.
For Basic, phone support is free. For Standard, Premier, Home & Business and 20 Returns, technical support by phone and chat is free. For Business Incorporated, technical support by phone is free. Long-distance charges may apply. Limitations apply. Intuit reserves the right to limit each telephone contact. Support availability subject to occasional downtime for systems and server maintenance, company events, observed Canadian holidays, and events beyond our control. See turbotax.ca/support for more details.
If you get a larger refund or smaller tax due from another tax preparation method, we'll refund the applicable TurboTax purchase price paid. Claims must be submitted within sixty (60) days of your TurboTax filing date and no later than 5/31/14 (and for TurboTax Home & Business no later than 7/15/14). Audit Defence, TurboTax Home & Business and technical support fees are excluded. This guarantee cannot be combined with the TurboTax Satisfaction (Easy) Guarantee.
If you pay a penalty or interest because of a TurboTax calculation error, we will reimburse you the penalty and interest. Does not include calculation errors due to errors in CRA tables.
Try TurboTax. If you’re not 100% satisfied, return it within 60 days to Intuit Canada with a dated receipt for a full refund of the purchase price. Excludes return postage.
We know that there are potential threats associated with making transactions over the Internet. But rest assured that, when using our products, we've built in the safeguards you need.
In fact, we offer the same level of security that banks do, which is why our software is one of the only tax software products trusted by major banks.
You can count on the most advanced technology to protect your personal and financial information.
Preparing your taxes with TurboTax
One of the benefits of choosing to file online with TurboTax is that you can work on your taxes anytime from any computer with an Internet connection.
To ensure your information is absolutely secure, we:
Password-Protect Your Return: Only people with access to your password can open or make changes to your tax return.
Firewall-Protect Your Return: Your tax return is stored on high-security firewall servers.
Use 128-bit SSL Encryption Technology: Used by major Canadian banks, this technology ensures that your data is secure.
The short version: We're not going to share your info with anyone.
The longer version: Intuit Canada will not collect, use or disclose your personal information without your knowledge and consent, except where permitted or as required by law.