While there are many online options to file your taxes for free, don’t forget about a big one: the IRS. That’s right, the IRS will help you file your taxes for free if you meet certain conditions.
Taxpayers who earned less than $66,000 and e-file can use the IRS to help them file their taxes for free. Use the IRS Free File website to find ways to file without cost. The IRS says 100 million taxpayers are eligible for Free File.
The IRS Free File provides free software that will help you prepare and file your tax return. If you meet the criteria, you can use this to file your federal tax return and your state return.
Before doing your taxes, the IRS recommends you have:
If you’re eligible, you can file your taxes for free by following these steps: