December 18, 2017
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TurboTax Brings Free Tax Preparation to More than 60 Million Taxpayers with TurboTax Absolute Zero

SAN DIEGO , December 07 /Businesswire/ - Starting today, for the fourth consecutive year, TurboTax®, from Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq:INTU), is offering TurboTax® Absolute Zero®, giving the more than 60 million taxpayers filing a 1040A or 1040EZ the ability to easily file their federal and state taxes for absolutely no cost guaranteed with the highest rated free tax software. $0 Fed. $0 State. $0 to File.

Taxpayers work hard for their money and TurboTax wants to help them find and keep more of it. Over the past three years, TurboTax has provided totally free tax filing to millions of hard-working customers.

“Our mission is to power prosperity around the world, and an important part of that is making tax preparation easy and accessible for all taxpayers,” said Dan Wernikoff, executive vice president and general manager of Intuit’s TurboTax business. “There are over 60 million taxpayers who deserve to file with confidence and ease, while paying absolutely zero cost this year, and no other free tax product offers a free experience with greater innovation and value than TurboTax.”

At TurboTax, we have been helping taxpayers file their taxes for over 30 years. We know that for many, at an average of $3,052, the tax refund is the biggest check they will receive in a year. With TurboTax® Absolute Zero®, for a limited time, customers filing a 1040A or 1040EZ can do their federal and state taxes with TurboTax Free Edition and have complete confidence that their taxes will be absolutely free guaranteed and they are getting their maximum tax refund. And TurboTax doesn’t charge extra for Earned Income Tax Credit or health care law compliance.

TurboTax makes your filing experience effortless and worry-free. Built on decades of experience, TurboTax leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide a better tax prep experience, allowing for personalization, ease of use, and world-class self-help available 24/7. There is no smarter way to file your taxes for free.

TurboTax® Absolute Zero® with TurboTax Free Edition now includes the following for free:

  • Prior Year Import: Free prior year import of last year’s tax return if you’re a new TurboTax customer that filed with another provider in 2017, eliminating data entry and giving an effortless, worry-free jump-start on your taxes.
  • Analysis and Advice: Get expert tips to help you get a bigger tax refund next year.

*TurboTax® Absolute Zero® with TurboTax Free Edition has more 5 stars on average than other free tax software packages. Here’s what some of our customers have to say about TurboTax Free Edition:

  • “Thank you for the quick, easy and free service! A competing company was going to charge me almost 100$ to do the same! Thank you, TurboTax.”

    Dminus
  • “I quite liked using turbo tax: I have used turbo tax for five years, and I quite like the speed and ease with which I may file for free.”

    Justin Pool
  • “I came back to Turbo Tax this year because they truly meant what they said that you can file for absolutely free! I filed both my federal and state at no cost. There was no additional bank charge either for direct deposit. As long as Turbo Tax can keep their promise I will continue to file every year! Filing simply doesn't get any easier than this!”

    Yolanda Navarrete

*Based on available data as of 11/1/17

TurboTax Online opened on December 1st for the 2018 tax filing season.

About Intuit

Intuit Inc. is committed to powering prosperity around the world for consumers, small businesses and the self-employed through its ecosystem of innovative financial management solutions.

Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks® and TurboTax®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filingQuickBooks Self-Employed provides freelancers and independent contractors with an easy and affordable way to manage their finances and save money at tax time, while Mint delivers financial tools and insights to help people make smart choices about their money.

Intuit's ProConnect brand portfolio includes ProConnect Tax OnlineProSeries® and Lacerte®, the company's leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.

Founded in 1983, Intuit serves 46 million customers in North America, Europe, Australia, Brazil and India, with revenue of $5.2 billion in its fiscal year 2017. The company has approximately 8,200 employees with major offices in the United StatesCanada, the United KingdomIndia, Israel, Australia and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.


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