Straight from the IRS:
Free File is the fast, easy, and free way to prepare and e-file your federal taxes online.
The Free File program provides free federal income tax preparation and electronic filing for eligible taxpayers through a partnership between the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Free File Alliance LLC, a group of private sector tax software companies.
How do you want to do your 2008 federal taxes?
– Traditional Free File – I want tax software with step-by-step help
Free File supports preparation of Federal tax returns. However, many companies also offer state tax preparation though fees may apply.
Free tax preparation and e-filing if your adjusted gross income is $56,000 or less in 2008.
Asks simple questions, puts your answers on the right forms.
Covers the most commonly filed Federal tax forms and schedules.
Includes Federal e-file – get your refund in as little as 10 days with Direct Deposit.
Does all the math for you.
Receive a quick confirmation within 48 hours that your return was received by the IRS.
Benefit from Free File’s checks for accuracy.
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