This year the IRS is letting each and every one of us file our taxes electronically free of charge. Didn’t the IRS already let all of us eFile our taxes for free, you ask? No. The IRS has a program called Free File, which provides free commercial tax help to anyone making less than $56,000 per year. This program, enticingly known as Free File Fillable Tax Forms, is different…
Free File Fillable Tax Forms is for tax ninjas who know exactly which forms to use, and whose incomes would otherwise disqualify them for free tax help. These are the same people who are likely to use either accountants or tax preparation software, but as IRS director of electronic tax administration David Williams points out: “… a lot of people say you have to provide [the online-forms option], so we’ve worked with the private sector to provide it, for free.” It’s a nice option to have, and the price is certainly right.
Free File [IRS]
Now taxpayers can file online free regardless of income [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]