Are you trying to find free e-filing and online tax preparation? If so, we have good news! The Free File Alliance program is once again being offered by the IRS. For those of you that don’t know what this program is, it basically makes e-filing and tax preparation a lot easier and no extra cost for mid to low income taxpayers.
For over a decade now, Intuit has believed in and supported the Tax Freedom Edition. In fact, we have actually donated over 22 million federal and state tax returns to mid to low income households with TurboTax Tax Freedom Edition.
Tax Filing For Free
The Free File Alliance by the IRS is a simple public-private is a public-private partnership between private tax preparation companies and the Federal Government. And yes, this includes the TurboTax Maker intuit.
Taxpayers with an AGI (adjusted gross income) of less than $57,000 are allowed to select from a little over a dozen tax preparation services. This means that over 95 million people (70% of all taxpayers) are able to take advantage of this which goes to show this will help a huge number of people.
Any of you who qualify for EITC, has an AGI of less than $31,000, or are on active military duty and have an AGI of $57.000 or less can qualify for and take advantage of the TurboTax Online Tax Freedom Edition.
The best news is this year you can take advantage of a special offer TurboTax is having. You will now get free advice from CPAs, IRS Enrolled Agents, and even tax attorneys through chat or phone. This means TurboTax is the only software offering live and personal one on one chat sessions to give you advice.
Also, there are 22 States that can qualify for free State tax preparation with TurboTax Online Tax Freedom Edition. The 22 States are the following: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
For those of you who want to use the Free File Forms over at IRS.Gov, you can regardless of what your income is. It is a very simple form that will ask you basic questions, it is very similar to a paper 1040 form. All you have to do is type in some numbers and it will do all the calculations for you.