6 Tax Return Company Options for Doing Your Taxes…Yourself!

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

These companies charge a nominal fee if you have more significant deductions or more complicated returns due to dependents or investment sources.  

Whether you’re an individual looking to file your taxes or an accounting firm looking to outsource tens of thousands of returns to domestic tax professionals, Taxfyle’s apps and APIs connect you with the right accountants to meet your needs.



Another more expensive option is ESmartTax. These guys offer one price for 3 different packages, similar to LibertyTax. Recommended for anyone filing simple taxes.

Tax Back has a unique way of filing taxes.  They don't state tax preparation prices, they prepare a price when your forms are complete.  From what I know, a TaxBack agent assists you during the filing process.


A more expensive option is LibertyTax.  They charge $45 for all 3 package options, which should cover all your possible needs.  You'll also get multi-channel support: chat, email, social, and in-person at 3000+ locations. And they offer online tax school courses!


E-filing simple federal returns are free with TaxHawk.  To file state income tax returns, they charge a nominal fee of $12.95.  However, if your income is less than $20,000, the state income tax return becomes free.  


1040.com is 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.


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