When tax time comes around, it is wise to save money to file your taxes, as you’ve probably already handed over enough money to the IRS!! Here are some current offers/deals which can help you either file your taxes for FREE, or find a discount (if you require more complex form preparation).
Should you require a format other than free, you can save 15% off of your forms, paying as little as $16.99 for Basic Federal up through $42.49 for Premium. Keep in mind that state filing charges of $36.99 are in addition to these prices.
If you require a more detailed filing, your federal return will be $12.99 and you will pay $5.00 for your state return.
IRS.GOV. If you make $58,000 or less, you can actually file your federal return for FREE directly through the IRS. You can head HERE to learn more. Keep in mind that this means you will still need to file your state return, as applicable, and pay any fees associated with that filing.
If you are not sure which forms you need to file, this site is excellent in helping you determine which software you need. Just click on Products and Online Products. Then, click the boxes which apply to you and it will return with the result to let you know which type of filing option will cover your needs.
eSMART TAX. As with other sites, they too offer a free basic federal tax return. You will have to pay a fee to file your state return, but you can start the work for free. If you want to pay Liberty Tax Service to prepare your forms, you can actually access a printable coupon to save $50!! Find this by clicking on Products / State / Missouri and you should find the link to the coupon!!
FREE TAX USA. File your basic federal return for FREE here as well. Your state return will cost $12.95 (if needed). If you need to purchase the deluxe version instead, that will cost $5.95 (plus the additional state fee of $12.95).
Whichever method you choose, it is important that you take the time to file correctly and consult with either their support or a CPA to ensure you are completing your forms accurately.