There are a lot of free e-filing options via the IRS’ free file program which provides free federal income tax preparation and electronic filing for eligible taxpayers. Some of the e-file services, though, are limited to taxpayers with an Adjusted Gross Income(AGI) of $57,000 or less. Top 3 companies we feel are a good choice and have used personally are outlined below.
1.) Free Tax Return:
Fed Return: Free to file, 70 years old and younger, and if you live in one of the following states AL, AZ, CA, CO, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, VA, WI, or WV.
State Return: $9.95
2.) TaxACT Online:
Fed Return: Free to file, valid in all states, limited to 19 – 55 years old. Extensions e-filed for free.
State Return: $14.95
3.) eSmart Tax:
Fed Return: Free to file, valid in all states, 50 years old and younger. Extensions e-filed for free, En Español.
State Return: $8.95 for AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, WA, DC, WV and WI.
You should e-file your tax return to the IRS before the deadline April 15. Opt for getting your IRS refund deposited directly into your account. It’s quick and secure.
In addition, print out your return and keep a record. And of course, if you are running low on your printer cartridges, give us a try at InkCloners.com. Good luck filing your taxes. If you need help or more information, visit the IRS website – irs.gov.