IRS Free File is a program in US provides eligible taxpayers with free tax preparation & filing services. Taxpayers can use online software to file federal income tax returns for free.
IRS Free File is a partnership between the IRS and a group of private sector tax preparation companies known as the Free File Alliance. Some providers also offer free state tax preparation.
To be eligible for IRS Free File, taxpayers must have an adjusted gross income of $73,000 or less in the tax year 2022. Each tax filing season, the AGI is updated.
The IRS Free File offers two free options for taxpayers to prepare and submit their federal income taxes online, which are Free File Fillable Forms and Guided Tax Preparation.
The service providers as a part of IRS Free File for 2023 are TaxAct, 1040Now, ezTaxReturn.com, On-Line Taxes, FileYourTaxes.com, TaxSlayer, FreeTaxUSA.
The IRS and the Free File Alliance, a group of top tax preparation software providers, have partnered to create the IRS Free File program as a Public-Private Partnership (PPP).
To get started, you will require copy of last year's tax return, Social Security number, Income statements, Valid email address, Prior year AGI or self-select PIN and more.