It’s that time of year again… Tax Season is officially upon us. One of the easiest (and cheapest) way to file is through the use of self-filing software programs like TurboTax. Produced by Intuit, TurboTax easily breaks down the tax filing process in a few easy steps so that you can quickly take care of your taxes by the April 18 deadline.
The best offer right now: Get up to $20 off when you file by Feb. 20.
While filing your taxes can be a daunting task and (depending on the complexity of your tax situation) a pricey one, TurboTax has become a leading tax filing system for its software’s ability to take on the heavy lifting in a super simple user-friendly manner that makes things easy for even first-time filers–and for a fraction of the cost of meeting with a tax professional. Even at its low cost, there are still ways to score some sweet TurboTax discounts and pay even less to file your 2023 tax return (tax year 2022).
Current TurboTax Discounts – 2023
TurboTax Free Version
Perhaps the ultimate discount is getting something for free. Kicking off the list of TurboTax discounts is the one and only, TurboTax free version. This can be thought of as the O.G. TurboTax and is what introduced many loyal filers to TurboTax services. The TurboTax free version is a great user-friendly way to file a basic tax return–for free no less. Depending on your qualifications, you could be able to file state and federal taxes for $0. To check and see if you qualify to file with the TurboTax free version, go here. There are a few things to know regarding the TurboTax free version — here’s a snapshot.
- No itemized deductions possible.
- Claims the standard deduction.
- Covers child tax credits.
- Covers unemployment benefits (1099-G form).
- Covers W-2.
- Covers 1040 form.
TurboTax Military Discount
Those who are current active military personnel, enlisted active duty military or military reserve can file their tax year 2022 state and federal taxes for free with the TurboTax military discount. Qualified military personnel, active duty and reserves can choose from the TurboTax suite including free, deluxe, premiere or self employed versions for free. Simply enter your W-2 and rank and military discount will be automatically applied at checkout.
- Commissioned officers, warrant officers, veterans and retirees do not qualify for the TurboTax military discount at this time.
- TurboTax military discount does not apply to TurboTax live services or TurboTax desktop services (CD/download).
TurboTax Referral Discount
Sharing is caring and what better way to show someone you care than with a sweet referral discount? The TurboTax referral program is a super simple way for you and a friend to save on something you both are already having to do–filing taxes. Simply refer a friend using your own referral link and receive a $25 gift card (up to $250 total) for every qualifying new TurboTax user who files online through your link. Don’t worry, you won’t be the only one rewarded–referrals will receive 20% off any paid federal filing product (excluding CDs). Sign up for your referral link and start spreading the savings.
TurboTax Costco Discount
This TurboTax discount is exclusive for Costco members. Costco is beloved for more than just their snackbar — the bulk retailer is known for unbeatable deals that can only be enjoyed by Costco card-carrying members. In addition to family-sized quantities and exclusive brands, Costco also offers discounts on programs like TurboTax. . The discount varies, depending on which version you buy. For example, the TurboTax Deluxe version is $11 off:
Remember, you must be a Costco member to get these discounts. In fact, you cannot complete a purchase without logging in to your Costco account. Sign up for Costco membership here.
TurboTax Cash Back
Not all discounts are created equal and if you aren’t double checking for cash back offers before shopping online anywhere, let this be your signal to start doing so–because serious savings are out there. Since you’ll already be filing your taxes, why not earn cash back for doing so?
RetailMeNot sometimes offers cash back on TurboTax purchases, which means, when you activate our offer, you’ll receive a percentage back of what you spend. If there’s a cash back offer available, you’ll find it here. Simply activate your Cash Back offer and file as normal. Once your return has been filed, RetailMeNot will be notified and your sweet reward will be in your inbox soon. Learn more about how RetailMeNot cash back offers work.
$15 Off TurboTax with RetailMeNot
Obviously, we love a good deal and extra cash in our wallets around here–and TurboTax agrees with us. Which is why RetailMeNot and TurboTax have teamed up to offer up to $15 off online filing services. Simply navigate to TurboTax through RetailMeNot and start the easy as 1-2-3 tax filing process to get saving. No code is needed for savings to apply and discount is in addition to early filer’s rate already offered by TurboTax.
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