Are you an active-duty member of the U.S. Military? If so, you’ll want to check out TurboTax’s special Free Military Edition.
TurboTax for Military was designed to address the specific challenges that come with being active duty, reserve, or veteran (retired) military personnel (or spouse) tax filer. TurboTax Military Edition helps to ensure that you get the maximum refund possible and includes free Federal and State e-file for active duty military.
Everything from education assistance to moving expenses to EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) are potential tax deductions for members of the military!
Not active duty military? Veterans of the armed services and USAA members can also get a great discount of $5-15+ on TurboTax when filing their Federal and State taxes. Here’s what you should know about TurboTax for Military, USAA, National Guard, and Veterans:
- TurboTax Military Edition – FREE for most active duty military – 2021
- TurboTax $5-15 Off – BEST for most Veterans, USAA, first-responders. Discount applies to online products including Deluxe, Premier, Self-Employed – 2021
Is TurboTax Free for Active Duty Military? (2021)
TurboTax now offers Free Deluxe, Premier, and Self Employed FREE to enlisted active duty military, reservists, and National Guard ranks E1-E9! (TurboTax Live products are not included)
How to get TurboTax Military free: Just enter your W-2 and verify your military rank when using a TurboTax Online product to qualify. You can start here, and your discount will be applied when you are ready to file:
Veterans, retired military, and USAA members do not currently qualify for TurboTax Military Free. However, you can still get a $5-25 discount on TurboTax Online products with no need to enter a service code:
TurboTax USAA Discount: (No Service Code)
Do USAA members get a discount on TurboTax? TurboTax does not provide a discount on their products specifically for USAA members directly through their site at turbotax.intuit.com. However, if you are a member of USAA you can access a number of tax-related forms discounts from the USAA tax center at USAA.com. Just login and then click the “TurboTax” link like this:
You’ll then see the link to the USAA TurboTax discount of up to $20.
Tip: Looking for a TurboTax USAA discount? Go through your USAA online account to the Tax Center or access the same $5-20 discount directly here!
Turbotax Military Veterans or Retired Military Discount?
Currently, there is no specific TurboTax discount for veterans of the Army or Navy, or retired military members. However, you can get the best price with their current discount advertised to civilians and veterans alike from their semi-exclusive offer page.
You can find military and veteran discounts from dozens of online stores here.
TurboTax First Responder Discount?
Currently, there is no specific discount for first responders such as police or firefighters. However, you can take advantage of this civilian discount for $5-15+ off TurboTax Online products including Deluxe, Premier, and Self-Employed, and you don’t even need to enter a service code.
TurboTax now offers its online products for free to active duty military. They also have some good resources for military, USAA members, National Guard, and Veterans on their blog including helpful articles about military tax deductions.
I hope that you qualify to file your Federal and State taxes for free, but if not, at least you can save up to $25 on TurboTax Deluxe, Premier, or Self Employed. If you are self-employed or have a small business, we also have a great coupon for QuickBooks here.
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