The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reminds taxpayers who are filing their last-minute returns that the IRS.gov page, has the resources you need to do your taxes before the April 18 deadline.
The website has numerous resources ranging from tax preparation and refund tracking to tax law research and business issues.
For answers to tax law questions, taxpayers will find tools like the Interactive Tax Assistant or you can use the Frequently Asked Questions tool to find answers to dozens of topics.
For last minute taxpayers, IRS Free File allows those who earned $73,000 or less in 2022 prepare and file tax returns electronically for free.
The IRS reminds taxpayers that anyone can use Free File to submit an extension of time to file the returnregardless of your income, just keep in mind that an extension to file is not an extension to pay taxes.
IRS.gov is available at any time and is easy to browse, download or print tax products right away. Taxpayers will find filing information for individuals, businesses and the self-employed, and charities and non-profit organizations.
The agency encourages all taxpayers to file electronically and choose Direct Deposit to avoid delays in receiving a refund, as it must be considered that filing on paper can significantly delay a refund. On the other hand, tax software helps people avoid mistakes when doing calculations.
Also keep in mind that taxpayers can get free local tax preparation with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programwhich is addressed to:
– People who usually earn $60,000 or lesss.
– People with disabilities.
– Taxpayers limited english speaking.
The Tax Advice for the Elderly (TCE)which offers free tax help for taxpayers, particularly those 60 and older.
He VITA/TCE Site Locatorwhich helps eligible taxpayers find the nearest community site staffed by IRS-certified and trained volunteers.
MilTax, Military OneSource’s tax serviceoffers online software for eligible military members, veterans, and their families to electronically file one federal return and up to three state returns for free.
For more details on IRS resources, go here.
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