You know your business. We know business taxes.

As a freelancer or sole proprietor, you're the boss. It shouldn't be different with business taxes. TurboTax gives you control by:

  • Helping you file your personal and unincorporated business taxes together
  • Providing extra guidance through self-employment income and deductions
  • Live Tax Advice (Service closed for the season)

TurboTax Home & Business 2013


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Live Tax Advice1 service is closed for the season.

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:

  • Vehicle expenses
  • Equipment and supplies
  • Utility costs
  • Home office space
  • Travel expenses
  • 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:

  • Mortgage interest
  • Repair or maintenance costs
  • Advertising expenses
  • Insurance fees
  • 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.

With all TurboTax CD/downloads, you get:

Trustworthy Guarantees Total Support4 Powerful Features
  • Maximum Refund Guarantee5
  • 100% Accuracy Guarantee6
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee7

More about TurboTax guarantees

  • Phone support
  • Chat support
  • In-product support
  • Live Community forums

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  • EasyStep® Interview
  • Government approved forms
  • Instant Refund Ticker
  • Audit Risk Alert
  • Step-by-step guidance

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