- For tax year 2009
- TurboTax Basic guides you through your federal return step-by-step – Asks easy-to-understand questions in plain English then puts your answers onto IRS-approved forms
- Automatically double-checks your return for errors – Files your return electronically and prints it on plain paper
- Free Federal E-File–receive IRS confirmation and get your refund in as few as 8 days
TurboTax Basic was designed to make doing your simple taxes easy, by guiding you step by step through your federal tax return. Choose TurboTax Basic if any of the following apply to you: You file a 1040EZ or other simple tax return You own your home but don’t have a mortgage You rent your home If you have a mortgage, childcare expenses, or made charitable donations, TurboTax Deluxe will help you maximize your deductions for the biggest tax refund. If you own investments or rental property, choose TurboTax Premier. It has everything in Deluxe PLUS will provide extra guidance so you get the most from your investments. If you are a sole proprietor, consultant, 1099 contractor, or single-owner LLC, TurboTax Home & Business has everything in Premier and will help you make the most of your business and personal tax deductions.