5 Options for Doing Your Taxes…Yourself!

Most people only think about doing their taxes with an accountant or CPA. Honestly, that is probably a good idea, especially if you have a more complicated return.

If you do have more significant deductions or have more complicated returns due to dependents or investment sources, these companies charge a nominal fee.

Tax Return Company Recommendation

This is one of the most popular tax filing services, and they are very well-liked for their ease of use. They offer free e-filing for forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ.  

1- TurboTax

This is a top pick for tax software when it comes to value.  You can file online or download their program.  Their e-file is free.  You will only pay according to the level of your expense complexity.

2- TaxAct

They offer free e-file returns for simple tax situations, regardless of income, through their website.  A very organized site and a trustworthy name to file your taxes with.

3- H&R Block

The US government is teaming up with numerous tax software companies.  You can file your taxes through their site for free.  Side note: they do have an income limit of $72,000 to file for free on their site.

4- IRS Free File

Another great resource.  1040.com is straightforward and to the point.  They're a great option for singles who aren't itemizing.  The price is $25 for everyone, no matter how much you earn.

5- 1040.com

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