Install Turbotax on new Computer

Install Turbotax on new Computer

Install Turbotax on new Computer

As per the terms of the Turbotax end user License agreement, you can install Turbotax on any computer. If you purchase a new computer, you are free to install your TurboTax software on it. To install turbotax on new computer, go to and sign in with your account. Select your operating system and click on Download. Once you install the software, the next step would be to transfer your tax returns to the second computer to avoid starting from scratch. Turbotax makes it easy for you to transfer these files while all you need is a CD or a USB flash drive.

Create Turbotax Account

Before installing the software you need to firstly create an account with Intuit. Following are the steps for craeting an account:

  • Open the Turbotax Intuit website on your web browser.
  • On the official website homepage, you can easily locate the two options: Login and Sign-Up.
  • If you already have an account with Intuit, click on login or hit the option “Sign-up” to create an Intuit Account.
  • To create an Account, the following information is mandatory:Email ID,Username,Password,Phone Number.
  • Click on Create Account option.
  • Now that your account has been created, you can log in with the given credentials (Username and Password).

How to Download & Install Turbotax on new Computer?

  • Users can easily download and install turbotax on new computer from the official website (
  • Choose the TurboTax version that you want to download based on your tax situation (e.g., TurboTax Deluxe, Premier, or Home & Business).
  • Click on Download button.
  • Follow the on screen instructions to complete the procedure.
  • Once your download is complete, you will receive an email with a download link for the Turbotax software.
  • Click on the download link in the email, and the Turbotax installation file will begin downloading to your computer.
  • Once the download has been completed, you need to locate the downloaded file in your system.
  • Double-click the file, after which the installation process will be initiated.
  • Downloading the installation file is the most secure way to access the TurboTax application.

How to Download & Install Turbotax on new Computer with CD?

A step-wise process to install turbotax on new computer from the CD-Drive has been given below:

  • Firstly close all the running applications in your computer.
  • Temporary disable the antivirus on your system.
  • Insert the TurboTax CD-Drive in the system.
  • Then open “This PC,” which will display all the external devices connected to the system.
  • Open the CD-Drive and then locate the installation option, which will be with the extension “.exe.”
  • The installation window will pop up on the screen on which you need to agree to the “Terms and Conditions.”
  • Click on Next button.
  • Confirm the location of the installation files in the system, and lastly, click on the “End’ button.

How to activate Turbotax?

  • Launch Turbotax by clicking on the desktop icon or by opening it from the “Start” menu.
  • If you have an existing TurboTax account, then log in using your email address and password.
  • Once you are sign in, click on the “Help” menu at the top of the screen and select “Activate” from the dropdown menu.
  • Enter your serial code in the appropriate field and click “Activate.”
  • If the license code is valid, TurboTax will be activate and ready to use.