Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by dodecahedron » Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:50 pm

RickBoglehead wrote:
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Is Turbotax 2019 Deluxe usable on more than one PC?

In the past, the software allowed for up to 4 users.
I just installed the '19 desktop version and I think it said I could activate it on up to 10 PCs - maybe it was 5. But definitely more than 1. Of course the free e-file and one free state return are fixed.
Just to clarify. You can install TurboTax on all the computers you want. And, on each computer, you would have one free state return, and be able to file the federal return electronically for free. Been that way for years (note - I have not yet purchased 2019).
On amazon, it says "Includes 5 free federal e-files and one download of a TurboTax state product ($44.99 value) state e-file sold separately". So what is the purpose of the additional federal with only one-time state printing available?! :oops:
Let me try and explain it. I don't see why you're adding the word "PRINTING" though, they didn't say that word...

With TurboTax Deluxe, you can create as many federal returns as you want. There is no limit. You can only FILE ELECTRONICALLY 5 federal returns from THAT computer.

You can download ONE state into the TurboTax software. Once you complete the state return, you can PAY to FILE ELECTRONICALLY, in the past it's been $19.99. You can file that state in each different return you make, paying $19.99 for each electronic file.

You may PRINT anything you want and mail it in or stick it in a file drawer as many times as you want.

I file my federal return electronically, and I mail my state return in, because postage is much less than $19.99.

Hope that helps.
But if you live in New York, state law says your efiles are free! They are not allowed to charge an additional fee for efiling your state return. So no need to mail in NY state returns here to save on state efile fees.

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by rivercrosser » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:29 pm

I just noticed if I buy TurboTax Deluxe with state + Quicken for 14 months I can get them for 59.98 total. My Quicken runs out in February so I'm going to need it anyway. Would be like getting them for 29.99 each. Rick, should I wait?

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by LAguy818 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:04 pm

rivercrosser wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:29 pm
I just noticed if I buy TurboTax Deluxe with state + Quicken for 14 months I can get them for 59.98 total. My Quicken runs out in February so I'm going to need it anyway. Would be like getting them for 29.99 each. Rick, should I wait?
Where are you getting this deal?

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by rivercrosser » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:17 pm

LAguy818 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:04 pm
rivercrosser wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:29 pm
I just noticed if I buy TurboTax Deluxe with state + Quicken for 14 months I can get them for 59.98 total. My Quicken runs out in February so I'm going to need it anyway. Would be like getting them for 29.99 each. Rick, should I wait?
Where are you getting this deal?
Amazon. You put turbotax and quicken both in your cart and it takes 20.00 off. Theres a button to click on when your looking at turbotax that puts them both in your cart. Be careful you get the right one. It put the mac version of turbotax in cart for me so I had to change it to windows download version. I'm going to wait and see if the turbotax gets cheaper like it did last year. Maybe they will still give you 20.00 off on the quicken.

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by haranoth » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:46 am

After reading the forum, I am a bit confused as to whether the TT deluxe supports stock sale/capital gains 8949/schedule D ?
It seems only premium and up supports that ? Am I right after reading the following link?
https://turbotax.intuit.com/personal-ta ... e/desktop/

Can someone confirm that Schedule D/ 8949 is supported by TT deluxe? Thanks

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by HueyLD » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:48 am

For the CD and download software, the BASIC version has every form you need.

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by csmath » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:17 pm

RickBoglehead wrote:
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And it will be $39.99 minus the $10 gift card after Christmas if they repeat last year's offer. And, by using CamelCamelCamel, you can spend no effort awaiting the price drop... :wink:
I'm going to take your advice and try to be more patient this year. I track stuff with Honey. Is the CamelCamelCamel any better?
Never used Honey. CamelCamelCamel works great.
Question about CamelCamelCamel... It appears that CamelCamelCamel uses the web address of the listing to track it and doesn't track all listings with a similar name. If it is address specific, have you ever had an issue where the reduced price is a completely different listing and you missed the new offer? For example, there are a few versions of Deluxe+State on Amazon... one of them is 49.99 right now and the other is 59.99 with a $10 gift card.
You are correct that it only tracks a specific listing, not any listing with a similar name. So you'd want to track the one with the gift card to see if it drops to $39.99, and the one without the gift card to see if it drops to $29.99.

I know of no service that will do that math for you - Amazon is intentionally screwing around by listing the gift card FOR SALE to make their listing not comparable with anything else on the web. Think of it. They price the item up by $10.00, and include in the sale a $10.00 gift card. Then, since the software is downloadable, they spend money (and packaging) to mail the giftcard to you so that you can load it into your Amazon account. That delivery cost has got to be at least $5, maybe $10, even using their own drivers. Makes absolutely no sense.
PSA!! My CamelCamelCamel alarms went off this morning to alert me of a price reduction for the 2019 TurboTax Deluxe! The price was reduced by...

wait for it...

10 cents.

It is now 49.88 instead of 49.99 :D Not quite what I was going for with my first CamelCamelCamel experience... but it seems to be working as intended.

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by RickBoglehead » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:25 pm

csmath wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:17 pm

PSA!! My CamelCamelCamel alarms went off this morning to alert me of a price reduction for the 2019 TurboTax Deluxe! The price was reduced by...

wait for it...

10 cents.

It is now 49.88 instead of 49.99 :D Not quite what I was going for with my first CamelCamelCamel experience... but it seems to be working as intended.
Set it for $39.99... On the plus $10 gift card listing.
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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by scotthal » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:31 pm

Yaah .. set my CamelCamelCamel price alerts at $30, & $40 w/$10 gift card. No hurry.
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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by rkcs » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:47 pm

Quick question. I know TT Deluxe can process K1's but can they create K1's or do I need Home & Business for that? Thanks!

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by RickBoglehead » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:50 pm

rkcs wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:47 pm
Quick question. I know TT Deluxe can process K1's but can they create K1's or do I need Home & Business for that? Thanks!
Cannot create K1s in the interview to my knowledge, but I would have to verify. Can fill in a form though.
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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by rkcs » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:13 pm

RickBoglehead wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:50 pm
rkcs wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:47 pm
Quick question. I know TT Deluxe can process K1's but can they create K1's or do I need Home & Business for that? Thanks!
Cannot create K1s in the interview to my knowledge, but I would have to verify. Can fill in a form though.
Thank you.

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by HomeStretch » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:28 pm

rkcs wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:47 pm
Quick question. I know TT Deluxe can process K1's but can they create K1's or do I need Home & Business for that? Thanks!
You cannot generate K-1s in Deluxe, you can only input them as an income item. I use TurboTax Business to generate K-1s (and Form 1065) for my partnership. It’s been awhile since I used Home & Business but as I recall it does not generate K-1s (or Business returns like Form 1065) either. It gives you a separate business tab to capture all business-related income and expenses. It seems geared towards a sole proprietorship or qualified joint venture with spouse where business information goes into Schedule C.

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Re: Turbotax 2019 on Amazon

Post by rkcs » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:39 pm

HomeStretch wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:28 pm
rkcs wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:47 pm
Quick question. I know TT Deluxe can process K1's but can they create K1's or do I need Home & Business for that? Thanks!
You cannot generate K-1s in Deluxe, you can only input them as an income item. I use TurboTax Business to generate K-1s (and Form 1065) for my partnership. It’s been awhile since I used Home & Business but as I recall it does not generate K-1s (or Business returns like Form 1065) either. It gives you a separate business tab to capture all business-related income and expenses. It seems geared towards a sole proprietorship or qualified joint venture with spouse where business information goes into Schedule C.
Thank you for the detailed response! I do need to generate K1s and 1065s. So looks like i need TT Business.

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