For Canadians with simple tax returns

Use TurboTax Basic if all you have are T4 slips and charitable donations. It guides you step-by-step, and also offers:

  • Simple questions to answer with the EasyStep® Interview
  • Government approved forms
  • Automatic calculations of your taxes
  • Live Tax Advice Available (fees apply)

TurboTax Basic 2013


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EasyStep® Interview asks easy questions.

The EasyStep® Interview asks you easy questions about your life and tax situation. 

As you answer them, TurboTax shows you the impact of your answers on your refund.

So rather than wondering what to say, the EasyStep® Interview takes the fear out of answering tax questions.

TurboTax double-checks your return.

Let us take care of double-checking your return and making sure everything is in order by:

  • Reviewing your return before you file
  • Ensuring that your return is 100% accurate1

You've got a simple tax situation. So preparing and filing an accurate return should also be simple. With TurboTax Basic, it is.

File with NETFILE.2
And get your refund in as little as 8 days.3

When you've finished your simple tax return, don't mail it. Use NETFILE instead.

NETFILE is the CRA's online filing service. It allows you to send your return to the CRA from your home computer.

TurboTax will guide you through the NETFILE process, ensuing that it's done correctly.

Free support and guarantees you can rely on.

If you have questions about TurboTax Basic, or about simple taxes in general, we're here to help.

Friendly support staff are ready to answer your questions, 7 days/week through email and phone.4

And once you've filed your return, you can rest easy knowing that it's backed by 3 powerful guarantees:

  • Maximum Refund Guarantee5
  • 100% Accuracy Guarantee1
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee6

With all TurboTax CD/downloads, you get:

Trustworthy Guarantees Total Support4 Powerful Features
  • Maximum Refund Guarantee5
  • 100% Accuracy Guarantee1
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee6

More about TurboTax guarantees

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

Visit TurboTax support

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

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