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TurboTax Military Edition

Written by Nickel - 3 Comments

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This is kinda cool… Intuit has released a “Military Edition” of TurboTax that’s free (through Feb 14, 2013) for junior enlisted personnel (E-1 to E-5) and discounted for those at higher ranks (E-6 to E-10 and officers).

Junior enlisted personnel will get a free federal and state return. For those at higher ranks, it will cost $24.95 with state returns costing extra. The software apparently walks you through military-specific tax provisions to help maximize your deductions.

If you qualify, click here to check it out.

Published on December 17th, 2012 - 3 Comments
Filed under: Taxes

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Comments (scroll down to add your own):

  1. More resources for service members:

    “Filing Your Taxes Without the Headache”

    “Filing Taxes When a Service Member Is Deployed”

    “The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program”

    Comment by Anonymous — Dec 17th 2012 @ 10:26 pm
  2. I’ve been in the Navy for 2 years and I’ve had the most tax preparation success with H&R Block. Military One Source, a DOD resource and support program, provides “free access to the H&R Block At Home® Basic online tax filing service,” which provides free federal and up to three state filings for all military personnel, regardless of rank. Also, my experience has been that H&R Block has no glitches in its software that can be caused by the unusual block entries that are common among military personnel, which is more than I can say for TurboTax.

    Comment by Anonymous — Dec 18th 2012 @ 4:41 am
  3. This would be great, if it wasn’t for the fact that TurboTax has given free filling to all military members in the past. So essentially this is a price raise for those who aren’t lower ranked (state was always full price). Sounds like H&R Block might be handling my business this year.

    Comment by Anonymous — Dec 30th 2012 @ 12:42 am

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