How to Download TurboTax for Windows 10

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Filing taxes is a necessary evil and if you’re looking for an easier way to file yours, downloading the TurboTax app on your Windows 10 or 11 device can help make the process easier.

You don’t need much in terms of the system requirements as long as your operating system is up-to-date, you have at least 2GB RAM and 1GB hard drive space. You’ll also require a stable internet connection.

How do I download TurboTax on my Windows 10?

Before you download the TurboTax software for your Windows 10 device, you’ll need to create an Intuit account. This account will allow you to activate your TurboTax software with a license code and help you manage your tax information.

  1. Navigate to your browser and visit the official TurboTax website.
  2. Scroll down and click on the See products.
  3. A page will appear with various tax situations. Click all that apply and TurboTax will recommend a package that meets all your needs. Pricing ranges from $50 to $130 at the time of writing.
  4. Click on Buy Now.
  5. Next, select Windows as your operating system.
  6. You’ll be directed to the billing page. Enter your payment details and once the purchase is completed and successful, the download should start automatically but if not, refresh the page and check for the download link or check your email.
  7. If you purchased the TurboTax software from another retailer like Amazon, you can install it from a CD.
  8. Once the setup file is in your Downloads folder, double-click on it and follow the on-screen instructions to install it.

If TurboTax fails to load, try running it as an administrator and ensure you have enough space.

Note that TurboTax has a free edition so you can start with that and get a feel of the services before committing to a plan. The cap is that it should be for simple returns.

If you feel thee desktop app isn’t worth it, you can still file taxes on TurboTax via a browser. We’ve already given our thoughts on TurboTax and whether it’s worth it.

However, should you feel that it falls below your expectations, you can always opt for other tax-filing software.

That’s all we had for this article but we’d like to get your thoughts. How difficult or easy was it to download the TurboTax app? Let us know in the comment section below.

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