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SAVE UP TO 39%: Get a head start on filing your 2021 taxes. Amazon has a bunch of TurboTax software for PC and Mac on sale as of Jan. 10. Take your pick from TurboTax Deluxe (now $39.99), TurboTax Premier (now $54.99), TurboTax Home & Business (now $64.99), or TurboTax Business (now $104.99).
Yes, we’re not even two weeks into 2022 yet. Yes, it’s already time to start thinking about filing your taxes. (Insert screed about the g*vernment’s absolute audacity to ask for money after the past year here.) But at least you’ll be done with 2021 for good as soon as your return is processed — that’s something, right?
If you need some assistance navigating the process, head over to Amazon to pick up some TurboTax tax prep software. As of Jan. 10, select packages were on sale for up to 39% off. Each one is designed to get you your biggest refund possible, with tools that reduce your chances of an audit, guide you through various life/company changes, and search for over 350 potential deductions and credits — even industry-specific ones for different businesses. Simply download it onto your preferred platform (there are separate versions for PC and Mac) and import your W-2s and investment information to get started.
You can take your pick from TurboTax Deluxe, Premier, Home & Business, or just plain Business, depending on your filing status. We’ve included a brief rundown of your options below.
Note: You can do your taxes for free on TurboTax.com through Feb. 15, but only if your return is super simple (i.e., you’re just filing Form 1040).
Who it’s for: Anyone who owns a home, has charitable donations to deduct, and/or has high medical expenses.
What it includes: Five federal e-files and one for the state of your choice, plus extra guidance for homeowners and a tool that tracks/values stuff you’ve donated to charities in the past year.
It usually retails for $59.99, but Amazon has it on sale for just $39.99 — a 33% savings.
Who it’s for: Anyone who owns rental property, sold stock/bonds/mutual funds, sold employee stock, and/or is a trust beneficiary.
What it includes: Five federal e-files and one for the state of your choice, plus retirement tax help, IRA tools, support with employee stock plans, and guidance on setting up new rental properties (including how to determine their fair market rent value).
Grab it on sale from Amazon for $54.99, which is 39% off its suggested retail price of $89.99.
Who it’s for: Anyone who’s self-employed, a freelancer, an independent contractor, a small business owner/sole proprietor, and/or has a home office or home-based business.
What it includes: Five federal e-files and one for the state of your choice, plus guidance for industry-specific write-offs (like vehicle tax deductions) and those notoriously complicated self-employment deductions (like office space, phone bills, and utilities).
A $99.99 value, it’s yours for just $64.99 (or 35% off) when you buy it from Amazon.
Who it’s for: Anyone who needs to file a separate tax return for their business, has a partnership, owns an S or C Corp, is part of a multi-member LLC, or manages a trust/estate.
What it includes: Five federal e-files in addition to unlimited W-2 and Form 1099 prep for employees and contractors; the ability to import QuickBooks data; a tool that calculates asset depreciation; help with industry-specific deductions (from advertising to travel); and extra tips for new businesses.
Amazon’s 30% discount brings it down to just $104.99 (typically $149.99).