TurboTax Basic

DOWNLOAD VERSION - WINDOWS ONLYFor T-Slips, employment income, and simple tax returnsWith flexibility to file up to 4 returns, and easy to answer questions, TurboTax Basic is ideal for simple tax situations and guides you to your maximum refund, guaranteed.*

$22.99 for 4 returns

File with
confidence and keep more of
your money

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Need more help? Use TurboTax Digital Assistant for an interactive experience, hop on a SmartLook one-way video connection with a product specialist, or call us to find the answers you’re looking for.

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.

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Microsoft Windows System Requirements

  • Operating Systems:

    • Windows 10 or later. (Windows 7, 8 & 8.1 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:

    • Microsoft Edge
  • 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 modem (Broadband connection highly recommended)
  • Note:

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