30 has been declared Free File Day, which is the first day that the IRS
officially starts accepting 2012 tax returns via its Free File service.
IRS delayed accepting federal tax returns until Jan. 30 because of the January
tax law changes made by Congress, according to a news release.
File is free federal tax preparation help and e-file options
for taxpayers using fillable taBx forms, electronic versions of IRS paper
forms. The forms make the math calculations for you.
using e-file and direct deposit, a refund can be received in as few as 10
Members of the Free File Alliance
including TurboTax, H&R Block, TaxACT and Jackson Hewitt are also offering
free federal filing, according to eCoupons.com.
have until April 15 to file and pay taxes or request an extension.
Tips from eCoupons.com on free filing:
your income tax documents such as W-2 and 1099 forms, expense records and receipts
that for tax deductions.
to FreeFileDay.com and select a free file software provider or use the Free
File Fillable Forms.
your federal tax return. Use direct deposit to receive your refund faster.
check, print and e-file. Double check the date you entered for accuracy.
a copy of your tax return for your records. E-File your return to ensure fast
and secure delivery.
free tax help from the IRS at 800.829.1040 Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local
time. You can also make an appointment with your local IRS office.
more information about File File Day go to http://www.FreeFileDay.com.
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