INTUIT – Turbotax December Absolute Zero – Win a grand prize of $5,000 Visa Prepaid reward OR 1 or 35 minor prizes

TurboTax December Absolute Zero Sweepstakes
Official Rules


1. Eligibility: TurboTax December Absolute Zero Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Intuit Inc., Wyng Inc., (“Wyng”), Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc., HelloWorld, Inc., and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2. Sponsor: Intuit Inc., 2535 Garcia Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043. Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.

3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on December 1, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 31, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). The Sweepstakes consists of thirty-one (31) daily entry periods (each a “Daily Entry Period”), four (4) weekly entry periods, each “Weekly Entry Period”), and one (1) grand prize entry period (“Grand Prize Entry Period”) that spans the entire Promotion Period, as defined below:

Daily Prize Entry Period: Begins each day at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET. Weekly Prize Entry Period: First Weekly Entry Period begins on Thursday at 12:00 a.m. ET and runs through the following Saturday at 11:59 p.m. ET. The three (3) subsequent Weekly Entry Periods each start on Sunday at 12:00 a.m. ET and run through Saturday at 11:59 p.m. ET. Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins December 1, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends on December 31, 2016 at11:59 p.m. ET.

The servers of Wyng, Twitter and Instagram are the official time-keeping devices for the Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: There are three (3) ways to enter:

a. Online: Visit and follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form including your name and valid email address. Next, upload a photo of yourself and tell us why your friends should use Absolute Zero. You automatically will receive one (1) entry into the applicable Daily and Weekly Entry Period drawings as well as the Grand Prize Drawing for your qualified photo.

b. Twitter and Instagram: To participate you must have a Twitter and/or Instagram account. Twitter and Instagram accounts are free, but subject to the terms of Twitter (, and/or Instagram ( Your account settings must be set to “unprotected” and/or “public” in order for your Tweets or posts to be viewable by Sponsor and its agents. Posting content to Instagram requires a mobile device; you may Tweet content on Twitter through a mobile device. Message and Data rates may apply when a mobile device is used. Using your’ wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply.

Take the following actions to receive an entry: (1) Tweet or post to Instagram a photo that shows that you want to pay $0 to file your taxes; and (2) include the hashtags: #Absolute0 and #sweepstakes. You will automatically receive one (1) entry into the applicable Daily and Weekly Entry Period drawings as well as the Grand Prize Drawing for your eligible photo when you also include the required hashtags.

Photo/Content Restrictions: Your photo upload, Tweet/post and its included content will hereafter be referred to as your Submission. Your Submission must be your original work. If you include the names or likenesses of other individuals, you must have their permission to be included and to grant the rights set forth in Section 5. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Your Submission may not be indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, disparage any person or party, or contain material that is unlawful in any way. The Submission must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to incorporate in his/her Submission. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Submission that it finds unlawful, or in violation of these Official Rules, all in its sole discretion.

Limit: You may enter two (2) times per Daily Entry Period by any method as long as each entry includes a unique photo. Released Parties (as defined in Section 8, below) are not responsible for lost, late, unreceived, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Submissions; all of which will be void. Non-winning entries will not be included in subsequent Daily or Weekly Entry Period drawings. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Twitter/Instagram account. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, Twitter/Instagram accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address or Twitter/Instagram account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address or an organization responsible for assigning email addresses used to create the Twitter/Instagram account. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

5. Sponsor’s Use of Submissions: Uploading or Tweeting/Posting a Submission (including your photo/content) constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission.

6. Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential Daily Entry Period winners and the Weekly Entry Period winners from all applicable and eligible entries received on or around each Tuesday (starting December 13, 2016). Administrator will randomly select the potential Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, on or around January 3, 2017. The potential winners will be notified by email where applicable or by @TurboTax through Instagram Direct Message, or a reply Tweet. Each potential Daily and Weekly Prize winner will be required to provide his/her name, mailing address and date of birth to confirm and where necessary, his/her email address eligibility and for prize fulfillment purposes within three (3) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent into order to claim the prize. The potential Grand Prize winner (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and, where not prohibited, a Publicity Release (“Declaration”) which must be received by Administrator, within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent in order to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration or provide any other requested information, within the required time period (as applicable), or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits his/her prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that any potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.

7. Prizes: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: $5,000 Visa® Prepaid Reward. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $5,000. FOUR (4) WEEKLY PRIZES (awarded one (1) per Weekly Entry Period): $500 Visa® Prepaid Reward. ARV: $500. THIRTY-ONE (31) DAILY PRIZES (awarded one (1) per Daily Entry Period): $100 Visa® Prepaid Reward. ARV: $100.

Winners will have 90 days to activate the Reward from the time that the email is sent and 6 months to use the Reward once activated. All terms and conditions of the Visa Prepaid Reward will be provided in the email to each winner. Visa Prepaid Reward is issued by The Bancorp Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for complaints or issues regarding codes (claims that code is invalid, insufficient, etc.) and winner should address any such issues with the issuer of the code. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during each applicable Daily, Weekly, or Grand Prize Entry Period. Limit: One (1) Weekly or Daily Prize per person and one (1) Grand Prize per person. Total ARV of all prizes: $10,100.

8. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Wyng, Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc., Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

9. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph (including Twitter or Instagram profile photograph), Submission, and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

11. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

13. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and Administrator’s Privacy Policy

14. Winner List: For a winner list, visit The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

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