Start Online Tax Filing Free with TurboTax

If memory serves me correctly, I’ve used TurboTax to file my taxes for nine of the last ten years. First, let me tell you about the one year I DIDN’T use TurboTax. A guy walks into a CPA office and drops off his tax paperwork.  He picks it up several weeks later and drops that envelope in the mail.  A few weeks later, the same guy gets a letter from the IRS saying that a miscalculation … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Save Money on Federal Tax Preparation

8 Ways to Save Money on Federal Tax Preparation Know Your Tax Situation - This is the most important tip that I can give. Understand the basics of your tax situation (do you itemize, # of deductions, # of exemptions, filing status, etc). This will make it easy for you to compare prices of either a professional or software. Do it Yourself - If your tax situation is simple enough, then you can … [Read more...]

How To File Federal Taxes Online For Free

If you have a simple or basic tax return there is no reason to pay to file your federal taxes - file free federal taxes online.  In addition, it is much more convenient and faster to process a tax return online. Filing Free Federal Taxes Online: Important Facts Most free Federal E-filing is limited to a “simple return” – 1040-EZ. Free File is available only to taxpayers with a maximum … [Read more...]