TurboTax 2013 / 2014 “Did you get married this year” / “Hard Questions” / “Do you think my elbows are weird?”
This television ad for Turbotax shows a young woman going through her life asking her boyfriend or fiancé questions. The commercial then goes on to show her new husband using Turbo Tax on a tablet computer answering the question “Did you get married?”, showing how easy it is to use Turbo Tax. The name of the actress that plays the girl / woman in this commercial is Fabianne Therese. The announcer or voice-over person in this, and all of the 2014 TurboTax commercials is actor John C. Reilly.
What this commercial says:
(Young woman, asking questions): What about now? What if our kids are really tall, like in a gross way? (While brushing teeth) What time do we have to get up tomorrow? Should we get really good at tennis? What is a chorizo? What kind of apples do we like? Are you sure we’re going the right way? Are you even listening to me? Do you think my elbows are weird?
(Announcer): You answered a lot of hard questions this year so this one will be easy. Did you get married? If you can answer that and other questions about your year then you can do your own taxes. Intuit TurboTax. It’s amazing what you’re capable of.
This short, brand-recognition commercial uses no deceptive wording and is intended to demonstrate how easy it can be to use Turbo Tax. Some people may feel that this commercial may over-simplify filing taxes or trick some people into thinking that using Turbo Tax makes the income tax process more simple than it actually is.