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The Intuit QuickBooks & Lyft “Intuit’s Prius (Or $8,000 in Cash)” Sweepstakes


ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to: [1] legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry; [2] who are a subscriber of QuickBooks Self-Employed or who sign up for the 30-day free trial offer during the promotion period; [3] have a bank account connected to their QuickBooks Self-Employed account and [4] who are an active Lyft Driver and have a valid driver’s license. Participants who sign up for the 30-day free trial offer: 30-day trial subscription is free and you do not need to provide a credit card of bank account number to have the 30-day trial subscription.  If you do not upgrade your account to subscription membership by the 30th day of your free trial your trial membership will be automatically discontinued.  Participants who do not upgrade their account to subscription membership will still receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.  Employees of Intuit Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Lyft, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize suppliers, Marden-Kane, Inc. and the immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses) and individuals living in the same household as such employees are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.

ENTRY PERIOD: The Intuit QuickBooks & Lyft “Intuit’s Prius (Or $8,000 in Cash)” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on January 11, 2016 at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on February 7, 2016 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “day” is defined as a 24-hour period, beginning at 12:00:00 AM PT and ending at 11:59:59 PM PT.  The Sponsor’s computer, or that of its designee, runs the official clock for the Sweepstakes and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes you'll first need to become a registered user of ("Twitter") or (“Facebook”) or log into your Twitter or Facebook account if you already have one.  If you do not have an account, go to or  to create one. Twitter and Facebook accounts are free. By submitting your information and creating a Twitter or Facebook account, you agree to the Twitter or Facebook terms of use and privacy notice. If you do not agree to such terms of use and privacy notice, you cannot create a Twitter or Facebook account, or participate in this Sweepstakes.

To Enter: There are two (2) ways to enter: via Twitter and/or Facebook.

We want to know your favorite business deductions.  Let us know what it is by making a comment or posting a photo to Twitter or Facebook.

Twitter: Retweet a photo or comment or tweet including the hashtag #LyftIntuitSweeps.

Facebook: Post a photo or reply to our Sweepstakes post.

Entry Requirements:

Twitter: Retweet must be a public retweet.

Facebook: Comment must be on one of the QBSE Sweepstakes posts.

Limit: one (1) entry per person per account via each method of entry (Twitter and Facebook) during the Sweepstakes Period for a maximum total of two (2) possible entries during the Sweepstakes Period. Post must be sent from one account only. Multiple accounts may not be used and anyone found to use multiple accounts to enter will be ineligible. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address.  Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than one (1) entry per entry method by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified.  Entries using macro, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. Incomplete or illegible entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. No entries may be submitted on behalf of another person.

PRIZES:  Sweepstakes Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner: *The Grand Prize is a check made payable to the Grand Prize Winner in the amount of $8,000 that the Grand Prize Winner may use towards the purchase or lease of a Prius.  Retail Value of all prizes: $8,000.00.  The winner is responsible for selecting a dealership and negotiating the terms of the lease.  Winner will be required to enter into the lease agreement and abide by the terms of lease agreement.  No transfers or substitution of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserve the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Winners are responsible for the payment of all taxes on the prize.  The odds of winning the prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received throughout the entire Sweepstakes Period.  In no event will more prizes be awarded than those listed in these Official Rules. 

RANDOM DRAWING: A random drawing will be conducted on or about February 9, 2016 to select the Grand Prize Winner from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period under the supervision of Marden-Kane, Inc., (the “Administrator”), an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION: Potential Winner will be notified on or about two (2) business days after the drawing date.  Notification will occur by either 1) Twitter: by public tweet on Twitter mentioning the potential winners social media Twitter handle or if the person is following the brand by direct or 2) Facebook: by adding a comment from Sponsor to the potential Winner’s comment on Facebook or by direct message to the users Facebook account.  The potential Winner will be required to respond to the direction in the message within 3 days with full contact information.  Potential winner will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and; where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively the “Affidavit”), and an IRS Form W-9 and furnish his/her social security number that will be used only for the purpose of reporting the Winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service, as required by law.  Completed form must be returned within five (5) days from prize notification date or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner.  If a potential Winner (i) cannot be contacted after a reasonable attempt has been made by Administrator (as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion); (ii) fails to timely return the required paperwork without alteration and in the form presented by Administrator; (iii) refuses the prize; and/or (iv) the prize or prize notification is rejected or returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to be deemed a winner in the Promotion and receive the prize, then that potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected through a random drawing by the Administrator from the remaining entries. Prize must be accepted as awarded. If the prize is won by an eligible individual who is not of the legal age of majority in the state of residence (“minor”), the required documents must be confirmed and signed by winner’s parent or legal guardian. 

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Use of any automated entry software is prohibited. Electronically reproduced, mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete or inaccurate entries are void.  By participating, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements.   In case of a dispute as to the owner of an online entry, online entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder from which the entry is made.  Sponsor, Promoter, Work Market and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, Marden-Kane, Inc., and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives and agents (collectively “Releasees”) are not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human, typographical or printing errors, (ii) technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or web site, inability to submit the online enrollment form, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes, (iii) or for late, lost, stolen, illegible, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed or misdirected entries for any reason including computer, telephone, paper transfer, or process any transaction thereon, (iv) errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes related materials.  Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  If, in the Administrator’s opinion there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of this Sweepstakes, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of this Sweepstakes, the Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any individual (and void his/her entry and/or prevent him/her from future entry), and/or who tampers with the entry process and/or who is acting in violation of these Official Rules modify or cancel or terminate this Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, at any time without notice and award the prizes in a random drawing from among all non-suspect eligible entries received as of the termination date.  Caution: Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any online service or web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and/or other remedies 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 or any other provision.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize award procedures at their discretion. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  By accepting a prize, winner or, if a minor, their parent or legal guardian consents to the use of his/her name, city/state of residence, photograph, visual and/or audio likeness for advertising or promotional purposes by Sponsor, and its designees, including but not limited to the posting of winner’s name on the Sponsor’s website(s), in a Winners List or other online announcements, without additional compensation, permission or notification except where prohibited by law. Participants, or, if minors, their parents or legal guardians agree to release indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Work Market, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, Marden-Kane, Inc., and their respective employees, officers, directors and shareholders from any claims, actions, injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or from the acceptance or use of any prize awarded.  U.S. law governs this Sweepstakes.  Notice to online participants:  Internet access and usage charges applicable to a participant’s account, including access charges and/or any usage charges applicable under participant’s Internet pricing plan and any applicable taxes will continue to apply while a participant is online in connection with this Sweepstakes, and will be the sole responsibility of such participant. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by any means, which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the drawing procedure outlined above. The Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by the Sponsor. The Prize is not transferable, redeemable for cash or substitutable except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or portion thereof) for a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  All Prize details not covered by these Rules are at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering the Sweepstakes and/or accepting the Prize you may win, Winner agrees that he or she has all rights, permissions and consents necessary to grant the rights to the Sponsor as expressed herein and will abide by and be bound by the Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions.

WHO WON:  To receive the name of the winner, available after March 15, 2016, send an e-mail with the subject line: “Intuit’s Prius Sweepstakes Winner” to  Requests must be received by March 15, 2016.

Governing Law/Jurisdiction:  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of participants or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the state of California, without giving any effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.  Any dispute shall be resolved in a court of law in Santa Clara County, California.

DISPUTES.  Except where prohibited, Participants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with these Sweepstakes, or any Prize awarded, or the determination of the Winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class, representative or collective action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective.  If Participant cannot be bound to arbitration according to local laws, all disputes, claims, and causes of action shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, in an action in a State or Federal court located in San Francisco, California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of an Participant and/or the Sponsor in connection with these Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of any jurisdiction.

Severability:  If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be severed and all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

ENTRANT INFORMATION:  Your information will be collected in accordance with Intuit’s privacy policy available at

SPONSOR: Intuit. Please direct sponsor inquiries to Intuit, ATTN: Intuit, Inc., 7535 Torrey Santa Fe Rd, SDG-2A-03-22H, San Diego, CA, 92129.

PROMOTER: Lyft, Inc.  2300 Harrison St., San Francisco, CA 94110.

ADMINISTRATOR: Marden-Kane, Inc., 195 Froehlich Farm Blvd. Woodbury, NY 11797.

AFFILIATION & TRADEMARKS: “Intuit” is the registered trademark of Intuit Inc.  “Lyft” is the registered trademark of Lyft, Inc.

Twitter is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc. Facebook is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor, and not to Twitter or Facebbok. The information you provide will only be used for verification of your eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes are to be directed to Sponsor at the address above, not Twitter or Facebook.

Prius and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. are not a participant in or a Sponsor of this Sweepstakes nor do they endorse or support this Sweepstakes in any way, and their name and logo are registered trademarks of Toyota.