Turbotax Home & Business 2020 Download & Instructions Center


Step 1

Download TurboTax Home & Business 2020 Here

Make sure to allow the download if you are prompted by your web browser as shown  

If you have Windows USER ACCOUNT CONTROL ENABLED on your pc you must select yes as shown to allow the installation. NOTE: if you have a 3rd party anti virus or firewall program installed make sure to allow the download as some anti virus programs will block downloads automatically by default.




To Open & Find The Downloads Folder

Step 2

Quickly Access the downloads folder by pressing the   WIN+E keys on the keyboard together. Look for the DOWNLOADS folder as shown double click on the folder to open the DOWNLOADS FOLDER. Look for your TurboTax Setup file, now right click on the Setup file & select RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR. The TurboTax installation will begin installation please be patient for it to start.



Enter TurboTax's Activation key from your order confirmation email

Step 3

Enter TurboTax's Activation key from your order confirmation email

Contact Us if you haven't received your product key by our automated system within 12 hours Click Here.


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How To Download & Install TurboTax Instruction Video


The video will show how to download Turbotax from the following web browsers Firefox,Exporer,Opera and Google Chrome
Make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements.Verify that you have administrator rights on your computer and TurboTax is Running as Administrator:Right-click the TurboTax icon or setup icon, and select Properties. In the Compatibility tab, check the Run as Administrator box and click OK.

Try a different web browser

If nothing happens when you attempt to start your download, or if you see an error message, try using another web browser. Supported browsers include Firefox,Google Chrome,Internet Explorer, and Safari. There may be a temporary issue or incompatible setting with the browser you originally used that's preventing the download.

Check your antivirus software or firewall settings

Start by closing or turning off any firewall and virus-protection programs anti virus programs can and do block programs from installing(remember to turn those back on after installation is complete). In certain cases, your antivirus software can block the download of a game or software. This is normal on most browsers, add to your list of trusted sites or allow downloads, if your browser displays a security warning. Also, make sure that your antivirus and spyware software are up-to-date. 

NoteAntivirus publishers frequently update their products. Downloaded games and software can be incorrectly identified as harmful files. All Games & Software Downloads go through a review process that includes virus and spyware scanning from the host provider. Storing infected files is illegal for any host provider in the United States and they simply wont allow it.Keep in mind 3rd party host providers use sophisticated commercial anti virus software that any simple store bought Anti Virus software cant compare.If your download is flagged as harmful, contact your anti-virus software publisher to report the false positive report so they can make the correct changes in there software ,as Anti Virus programs are not 100% accurate in detection and mistakes will be made by the Anti Virus Software. Below are a couple of Anti Virus companies you can submit reports to if a false positive file is reported by you Anti Virus Provider 

Submit potential false positives from the product or through Global Threat Intelligence to McAfee Labs Click Here

Submit potential false positives from the product or through Global Threat Intelligence to Norton Labs  Click Here

Submit potential false positives from the product or through Global Threat Intelligence to Trendmicro    Click Here

Submit potential false positives from the product or through Global Threat Intelligence to  AVG              Click Here

How do I print and mail a return in the TurboTax for Windows CD/Download software?

You can file a conventional paper return in TurboTax for Windows. You'll need:

Got all that? Let's go!

  1. Open your return in TurboTax.
  2. Select the File tab, then Continue.
  3. On the next screen, E-file Your Federal Return for FREE, select File by mail near the bottom of your screen, then Continue.
  4. On the following screen, select which return(s) you want to print for mailing (federal and/or state).
  5. Continue following the instructions until you get to the Print Tax Return For Mailing screen.
    • On this screen, select Print Returns to Mail.
    • Then select Preview Print Copy in the pop-up window.
  6. Wait for TurboTax to generate your return in Adobe Reader.
  7. Once your return has opened in Adobe Reader, click the printer icon near the top to print.
  8. When finished, select Continue in TurboTax and follow any additional on-screen instructions.

The first page in your printout package will be the File by Mail Instructions, which will provide the mailing address and what forms, if any, you need to include.Important: To prevent identity theft, we recommend that you mail your return from a post office or give it directly to your mail carrier.

Manually Update TurboTax 2020 for Windows Software (Basic, Deluxe, Premier, Home & Business

TurboTax 2020 Individual – R15.1

If you're having trouble updating your TurboTax 2020 for Windows Individual software using the "Check for Updates" method, you can get the latest federal program update here:

  1. Close TurboTax and all other programs except this browser window.
  2. Click here to download the 189 MB update.
  3. Save the update file to your Windows desktop.
  4. Double-click the update file w_perrelsuperpatch... on your desktop to install the manual update.