SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
TurboTax®
2015
is bringing innovation back to tax preparation. Products for
the new tax year combine technology innovations with a sleek, intuitive
design to deliver a smarter, more personalized and worry-free tax filing
experience. With TurboTax, from Intuit
Inc.
(Nasdaq: INTU), customers can be confident that their taxes are
done right and they’re getting every dollar they deserve.

New this year, TurboTax Online customers can easily and accurately
jump-start their taxes with the snap of a photo, connect with TurboTax
experts live via one-way
video
to get answers to their specific questions and get
personalized and relevant explanations about changes in their tax
refund. Whether filing from a smart
phone
, tablet or computer, TurboTax customers benefit from anytime,
anywhere access with the ability to seamlessly start, stop and continue
their taxes across devices.

“This is the smartest, most personalized TurboTax experience ever.
Millions of people can now effortlessly do their own taxes and enjoy a
playful design that builds customer confidence every step of the way,”
said Sasan Goodarzi, executive vice president of Intuit’s Consumer Tax
Group. “New and returning customers alike will find TurboTax more
welcoming, relevant and supportive so they never feel alone and will
know they’re getting every dollar they deserve.”

Taxes Done Smarter

TurboTax is delivering an unprecedented number of innovations at every
touch point across the entire experience. Among the new customer-driven
improvements this year:

  • Snap. Tap. Done.™: Gives customers filing on a computer, smart
    phone or tablet a jump start on their taxes with a snap. Customers
    simply snap a photo of a W-2 and TurboTax will automatically put their
    information directly into their tax return. In addition, TurboTax
    securely imports tax information directly from more than 1.4 million
    employers and financial institutions, eliminating data entry and
    increasing accuracy for effortless tax preparation.
  • SmartLook™: Gives customers personalized answers when they need
    them by connecting them with live TurboTax experts using one-way video
    technology. Exclusively through TurboTax
    SmartLook
    , customers can quickly connect with TurboTax experts who
    answer questions in real time – completely free. TurboTax experts can
    also highlight key fields and next steps on the screen for customers
    so they can complete their tax return with confidence. With
    just a click, customers can benefit from a second pair of eyes on
    their tax return so they never feel alone.
  • ExplainWhy™: Gives customers personalized, bite-sized
    explanations of the why behind their deductions, credits and tax
    refund, so they can be confident they are getting every dollar they
    deserve. Whether customers have questions about what filing status to
    claim, or if they are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit or
    Child Tax Credit, TurboTax ExplainWhy instantly provides them with
    explanations tailored to their specific tax situation. Now customers
    can quickly and easily understand what’s going on with their refund,
    so they can be confident their taxes are done right.

Pricing and Availability

TurboTax
Online
and desktop
products
are now available and are up to date with the latest tax
and health care laws. Taxpayers can file now with TurboTax and their
return will be held securely and submitted when the Internal Revenue
Service begins processing e-filed returns on Jan. 19.

TurboTax Online pricing starts at free for taxpayers with simple
returns. Features and availability vary by TurboTax product. TurboTax
Online federal and state products include e-filing at no additional cost
and are available at http://www.TurboTax.com

About Intuit

Intuit
Inc
. creates business and financial management solutions that
simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and
accounting professionals.

Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks® and
TurboTax®,
which make it easier to manage small
businesses
and tax
preparation and filing
. Mint.com
provides a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their
money, while Intuit Tax Online, ProSeries®
and Lacerte®
are Intuit’s leading tax preparation offerings for professional
accountants.

Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of .2 billion in its fiscal year
2015. The company has approximately 7,700 employees with major offices
in the United
States
, Canada,
the United
Kingdom
, India
and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com

Source: Intuit Inc.

Intuit Inc.
Ashley McMahon, 858-215-9069
Ashley_mcmahon@intuit.com