TurboTax Basic

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For T-Slips, employment income, and simple tax returns

With the flexibility to file up to 4 returns, and easy to answer questions, TurboTax Basic is made for simple tax situations and quick, accurate filing.

$14.99
Per 4 returns

File your tax return with confidence and get your biggest refund

A simple tax filing experience that makes it easy to claim:

T4 Slips

T4 Slips

  • Employment income
  • Commission income
  • Taxable benefits
Expenses

Expenses

  • Rent and property tax
  • Medical
  • Transport
Donations

Donations

  • Federal charities
  • Provincial charities
  • First time donor's super credit

Your taxes done right - guaranteed

Your taxes done right - guaranteed

If you get a better return elsewhere, we’ll refund the TurboTax purchase price.1

Your taxes will be done right, guaranteed, or we'll reimburse you any CRA penalties.2

TurboTax works hard to safeguard your information so you can file your taxes confidently.

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With TurboTax Free, you can prepare two returns. With TurboTax Basic, you can prepare up to four returns, and you can transfer last year's tax info in this year's tax return.

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Microsoft Windows System Requirements

Processor:

  • 1 Ghz or faster

Operating Systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8 ou
  • Windows 7

Internet Browser:

  • Internet Explorer 9.0 or greater

Memory:

  • 512 MB RAM or more

Hard Disk Space:

  • 120 MB free hard drive space (approximately).
  • If Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4 is not installed already, you need additional hard disk space:
    • For 32-bit Windows: 850 MB
    • For 64-bit Windows: 2GB

Internet Connection:

  • 56 Kbps or higher (Broadband connection recommended)

Display:

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

CD Drive:

  • CD drive required if you are installing from a CD

Third Party Software:

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

Audio:

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

Printer:

  • Windows-compatible printer

Note: TurboTax may be installed on two computers and must be activated via Internet or telephone prior to first use.