TurboTax Basic

DOWNLOAD VERSIONFor T-Slips, employment income, and simple tax returnsWith flexibility to file up to 4 returns, and easy to answer questions, TurboTax Basic is made for simple tax situations and quick, accurate filing.

$19.99 for 4 returns

File your tax return with
confidence and get your
biggest refund

Get support

If you’re looking for answers to help you file, simply call our phone help line and speak to a dedicated support specialist.

Switch to forms

If you prefer the standard CRA forms, you can seamlessly switch over for a more traditional and familiar tax preparation experience.

File faster

With CRA’s Auto-fill My Return, you can download your current year tax information directly from the CRA in just a few clicks and automatically import it in your return.

Do your taxes with the
TurboTax
mobile app

TurboTax is now available for Apple iOS and
Google Android devices,
so you can work on
your tax return anytime, anywhere.

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  • Support when you need it

    Find the answers you’re looking for on TurboTax Community
    with experts and community members.

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Microsoft Windows System Requirements

  • Operating Systems:

    • Windows 8 or later (Windows 7 not supported)
  • Display:

    • 1024 X 768 minimum resolution
    • 16-bit or higher colour
  • Audio:

    • Windows-compatible soundcard and speakers or headphones to play multimedia
  • Internet Browser:

    • Internet Explorer 11.0 or greater
  • Processor:

    • 1 Ghz or faster
  • CD Drive:

    • CD drive required if you are installing from a CD
  • Third Party Software:

    • Adobe Reader 10 or higher (or compatible PDF reader)
  • Printer:

    • Windows-compatible printer
  • Memory:

    • 1 GB RAM or more
  • Hard Disk Space:

    • 500 MB for TurboTax (plus up to 4.5 GB for Microsoft .NET 4.5.2 if not already installed)
  • Internet Connection:

    • 1 Mbps modern (Broadband connection highly recommended)
  • Note:

    • TurboTax may be installed on three computers and must be activated via Internet.