E-file your federal tax return for free with OnLine Taxes. You can file a federal return free if your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is less than $58,000 and you are of age 51 or younger. The free file offer is valid for all states. But state returns are chargeable. $7.95 for each state return. If you do not qualify for the free file option, then the federal return would also cost you $7.95.
Also you can amend your return for free if you filed your return originally with the website. Also remember amended return cannot be e-filed. They have to be mailed in to the IRS. So after amending, take a print out of the tax return and send it to the IRS by mail. Check the link for forms supported before you start your return, to see if all the forms you need are supported by the website or not.
To prepare taxes on the website follow these simple steps:
- Create an account and sign in.
- Follow the interview process and answer all tax related questions.
- Check your refund and review the return.
- If ready, go ahead and e-file.
If you e-file your return then you have the option to get your refund either through a paper check which will be mailed to your address or you can direct deposit the refund in you bank account. For the direct deposit you will need to provide your account number and routing number information.
The website offers free customer service. So in case you have any problems and issues you can call the toll-free customer service number and get help. Apart from the toll-free number, the website also supports online customer service like email and live chat. So you can always get answers to your questions immediately.
Online taxes website also offers guarantee in calculation of your taxes. They are willing to pay any penalty or interest incurred by you due to a calculation mistake. They also allow you to view your tax forms, even before paying for the filing service.
The website offers free extension filing. Extension gives you up to 6 months extra to file your tax return. If you are not able to file your tax return by the end of the tax season in April. Then you can file for an extension, which gives you time till mid October to complete your tax return.
Under the free state filing program the website also offers free state and free federal return filing if you are 20 years of age or younger. All states are supported under this program. Some of the states do not support online filing for part year residents. In those cases you will have to do a paper return and mail it in to your state department.
Online Taxes is a member of the IRS free file alliance and is a secure site. You can be sure that your data and information will be kept safe. The website offers free tax preparation for everyone, and if you are satisfied with the website then you can go ahead and file with them.