Filing federal and state taxes is as easy as 1,2,3 these days as we get with the times and use e-filing to make sure out income tax returns are filed efficiently and correctly. It is free and fast and all eligible tax payers are able to do this through software companies who are in partnership with the IRS. This is also known as the Free File Alliance.
As many as 70% of all tax payers are able to submit their tax returns through e-filing and although the 15th April feels like a million miles away, you can actually start filing your taxes by the 15th January.
Free online tax filing supports the simple preparation of returns and this makes it possible to receive a refund in as little as ten days, by means of direct deposit. The software is designed to ask simple questions which get all your information down right the first time, on the correct forms, and confirmation of receipt from the IRS is generally received within 48 hours. It does the math for you, is 100% accurate, is also available in Spanish, and you save paper.
The convenience of this system ensures that you can file your taxes at any time of the day or night, 24/7, and you will have the knowledge of knowing your tax return is safe. There are no up-front costs incurred for federal taxes although there may be a small cost required to file state taxes, this can also be found free.
It is designed specifically for the low income earner and a schedule is available where all tax brackets are dealt with in terms of whether they are eligible to e-file. Don't let the tax season torture you this year, take advantage of free e-filing and get on top of the problem right away in the most trouble-free way possible.