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TurboTax 2014 Introduces TurboTax Deluxe

Intuit has played around a bit more with TurboTax 2014, and has done things such as making fonts and graphics bigger. The TurboTax support page has also been replaced, with what is known as the TurboTax AnswerXchange.

Users returning will find that their 2014 taxes are easier to do because the data that has moved over, and there is even a personal guide to the Affordable Care Act.

TurboTax 2014 Introduces TurboTax Deluxe

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An Easy Walk-Through
The software searches through more than 350 deductions and credits, which can help you claim everything that is allowed according to the tax code set forth by the IRS.

TurboTax Deluxe, as well as its competitors take your information, which you provide, and then it does the required deductions. It also drops your answers into the correct fields on IRS schedules and forms. All of this goes on in the background, and all you need to do is click buttons in order to move forward and back.

Navigation That Is Top-Notch
The navigation is top-notch, and you will find that navigating TurboTax Deluxe is easy. Your federal review is divided up into three sections, with the first two being Wages & Income and Deductions and Credits. The third section is Other Tax Situations. You will find that navigating through each section is a breeze.

You will also be pleased to know that there are other ways that you can navigate the site. You will notice that four links opens when you click on the tools icon, which is located to the left side. You will be able to look for a topic in a list that is very lengthy, or you can arrange the list in alphabetical order. All you need to do is click on the topic of your choice. Once you have done this, you will be taken to that screen. Another thing you can do is create a flag for a specific page, and this will remind you that you need to go back to the page and fill some information in. The fourth link that is available for you to click on displays all of your fees.

TurboTax Deluxe allows you to move forward and backwards, which is something that H&R Block Deluxe does not allow you to do. Their software requires you to finish a screen before you can move on to the next screen. Once you think you have entered everything that you were required to enter, TurboTax, as well as its competitors, will review your return, and if there were any errors or omissions that you have made, then you will know about it, but they will be revealed one at a time. TurboTax Deluxe only shows you the relevant portion of an schedule or form, and then you will be provided with a field where you can input your answer.

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TurboTax 2014 Comes With Personalization For Returning Users

Recently, TurboTax unveiled a new personalized experience for returning users. Starting with TurboTax 2014, users will now see personalized settings and information unique to themselves. This means that anyone filing their 2014 taxes can take advantage of this new system. However, personalization will only work for taxpayers that used the service back in 2013, too.

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By using data from last year’s return, Turbo Tax 2014 will make the entire process faster. Data from last year is automatically entered into the new year’s return. The software will then focus upon specific sections of the return, based upon each user’s situation. During the process, sections deemed irrelevant to that taxpayer will be ignored. Taxpayers can still navigate through each section themselves.

For refunds, TurboTax 2014 will now explain a person’s refund in-depth. This includes how the numbers are calculated and what changed from the previous year. This gives users a great insight into their tax situation compared to last year. Likewise, answers to questions are available at the click of a button. Taxpayers won’t feel left in the dark about their taxes or their return.

If you’re filing your 2014 taxes and used Turbo Tax last year, then you need to do the same thing this year. This new personalized experience speeds up the process and makes everything more simple. Detailed explanations are a welcome addition to TurboTax 2014 for many taxpayers.

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Start Filing Your Returns With TurboTax 2014

Start Filing Your Returns With TurboTax 2014

Get Your Refund Early by Filing Your Returns Early: E-filing with TurboTax 2014 to Start on Jan. 2

Now that the IRS has set January 31, 2014 as the commencement date for processing tax returns, taxpayers are urged to start filing early. You can now get free TurboTax 2014 version from www.turbotax.com and start filing your returns from the 2nd day of January, 2014. The sooner you file your taxes, the sooner you will get your tax refund.

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The average American taxpayer claims around 3,000 dollars in tax refunds. Furthermore, 8 in every 10 taxpayers in the country claim a refund every tax season. Intuit is encouraging taxpayers to start filing their returns at the soonest possible time to avoid delays in processing their tax refund.

Since TurboTax will start accepting e-files earlier than the IRS, the company will hold the information safely and forward them to the revenue service in a first-in, first out basis. This will go a long way in ensuring that taxpayer’s refunds are processed and sent back without delays, and it is important to note that the IRS does not anticipate any delays in doing this. The agency expects to perform as it did in the 2013 tax season; where 90 percent of all refunds were made in less than 21 days.

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