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December 21, 2020

Judge Denies Intuit’s Proposed $40M TurboTax Settlement

We won another victory for our clients whom Intuit duped into paying for TurboTax when they qualified to file their taxes for free. On Thursday, a federal court in San Francisco rejected Intuit’s proposed class-action settlement, which would release all claims against Intuit for $2.10 per class member and included onerous opt-out provisions intended to stymie individual arbitrations.

We represent thousands of individual arbitration claimants against Intuit. Partner Warren Postman said Intuit shouldn’t be able to impose additional burdens on individuals pursuing arbitrations after it already succeeded in getting the Ninth Circuit to compel the class to arbitration.

Judge Breyer “likely saw the settlement for what it was: a cynical attempt by a large corporation to have it both ways,” Postman said. We look forward to arbitrating our clients’ claims.