Logging Into Your TurboTax
Account From The Login Screen
To login to your TurboTax account for existing customers
you need your user name and password. You can also
Contact TurboTax by
Phone, Live Chat, or by e-Mail depending on your
If you already created an
account, the TurboTax login Procedure has been known to have issues during the peak
parts of tax season are concentrated from January 15th to
February 15th though this year will most likely change those
dates to February 1st through the end of the month due to
the late IRS starting date for accepting returns being
delayed by our inept government shutdown.
The concentrated time period here is the end of January,
fist of February when employers are required by law to send
their employee W2 tax forms out to them. And then obviously
the biggest surge which takes place just before the tax
There are two primary ways to log into TurboTax,
The TurboTax login screen can be accessed by going directly
TurboTax,Com where you will find a sign in button in the
top right corner of the screen.
this button will take you directly to the login screen that
asks for your User ID and your Password. Once those have
been entered you just simply click the Sign In button to
access you account.
Should you have problems here, i.e. forgot your password,
there is some text below the Sign In button that states
"Need help accessing your account?". You can click this text.
So here is what to do if you don't remember your account
login credentials that were registered when you created your
Retrieving Your TurboTax
Login User Name Or Password
the number of passwords we need to remember for our
web surfing ventures these days it's not uncommon to for get
some of this access data. So if
you forgot your TurboTax Login username, or password, there
is a "Need help accessing your account?" text
link at the bottom of the login screen that you can click to
be taken to the "Find your
account?" screen. Here you can enter your email address or user
ID to retrieve your account password.
So What If You Forgot
What Email Address You Used And
Your TurboTax User ID
is a text link that says "I don't know my email address
or user ID" above the continue button that allows
you to a screen where TurboTax asks for other
information to determine who you are, and what login
credentials were applied to your account when you created
Here you will be asked for your name, social security
number, zip code and date of birth. You can then click
continue and TurboTax will help you solve your Login issues.
If you have never created an account, it's easy to get
started by registering for a new account online.
Creating A New TurboTax
Follow the steps below to create a new TurboTax User Account.
by entering the email address you want to use.
- Next choose a user ID for your account access.
- Now you will choose a password for account access.
- Then you are required to select a security question
and answer for providing additional credentials to
TurboTax when they feel your login may be questionable,
or account may have been breached
- Last "optional" information to be entered is
your mobile phone number.
- Click the Create Account button and you can Login to
your new TurboTax Account.
You can then access the TurboTax Tax Software
to choose the program you want to use to prepare and file
your tax return online.
TurboTax offers several tax filing editions to choose
Choosing Your TurboTax
Choose TurboTax Free Edition, Basic Edition,
Edition, Premier Edition, Home and Business Edition,
Business Edition or Military Edition depending on your tax
With the choices above you should be able to pick a
product that will meet your needs and save you some time and
money by helping you to take advantage of tax deductions.