How To File Taxes For Free

A number of people inquire about free tax filing, where and how to file for free of charge. There are numerous companies and organizations providing free help to equally individuals and businesses. Nowadays, everything is online, and that’s true for tax filing.

A number of private sector tax software companies referred to as the Free File Alliance LLC joined together with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to create what’s referred to as Free File Program. The Internal revenue service Free File program can be found to filers with household incomes up to $58,000, offers on-line step-by-step tax preparation and e-filing software.

E-filing your taxes online helps you to save time, paper, and plenty of frustration. Every taxpayer is eligible to e-file their taxes on-line; the fact is virtually two-thirds of our population e-filed their taxes this past year. Prior to starting the e-file process, the taxpayer will need to collect the social security numbers for everyone within the taxpayer’s household, which includes their husband or wife and any dependents.

The other type of on-line tax preparation available in the IRS is free on-line fillable forms that are an electronic type of the IRS paper forms. If you’re having difficulty determining the forms to use, not to worry the IRS has an wealth of information that will help you with that. In addition, some of the companies provide free on-line advice that will help you decide what types of forms you need to file your taxes.

If you leave out an item from your tax return that is found by the IRS’ computer systems, the IRS will send a computer generated notice which includes a recalculation of your tax and also the additional interest and penalty charges you will owe. Also, in the event you file a return that doesn’t match up the income records at the IRS, the IRS will adjust your tax for you, and issue a penalty accordingly. The federal income tax filing deadline is around the corner. For up-to-date information, visit the IRS website at

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About The Author

Keroy King

Keroy King is a Financial Educator, Podcast Host, Keynote Speaker & Empowerment Expert, residing in Los Angeles, California and the Founder of "Life Then Finance" a community where she coaches individuals to overcome personal and financial obstacles that are holding them back so they can quickly and effectively live a full-filled and purpose driven life. Even when they think the odds are stacked against them. She is also an online course creator & instructor of several personal finance and personal transformation online courses.