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Exclusively from the IRS in partnership with tax software companies.
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Free File is a free service that offers free federal tax preparation and e-file options for all taxpayers. Free File is made possible through a public-private partnership between the IRS and commercial tax software companies. All taxpayers have a Free File option.
Everyone can use IRS Free File. If your adjusted gross income was
$58,000 or less in 2013, use brand-name software to do your taxes for free. If your income was more, use Free File Fillable Forms.
Taxes can be, well, taxing. Free File does the hard work for you. There's no need for you to be a tax expert. Software provides step-by-step guidance. You get a more accurate tax return. It helps you get the tax credit and deductions you're due. And you can transmit your return electronically for free with IRS e-file. Best of all, if you use e-file and select direct deposit, you can get your refund fast.
Make sure you have your W2s or 1099s plus records for any deductions.
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Free File is great for first-time filers. Software guides you through the process; helps find tax breaks; and e-files your federal return – all for free. Get started at www.irs.gov/freefile.
About the Free File Alliance
The Free File Alliance, LLC is a group of industry-leading private-sector tax preparation companies that have agreed to meet the IRS' high standards for security and privacy and provide tax software options for free.*
*The IRS does not endorse any individual Free File Alliance company. While the IRS manages the content of the Free File pages accessible on IRS.gov, it does not retain any taxpayer information entered on the Free File site.