TurboTax 2016 Freedom Edition and IRS Free File Alliance Offers Free Tax Filing

TurboTax 2016 Freedom Edition and IRS Free File Alliance Offers Free Tax Filing

Are you searching for free ways to prepare your taxes and e-file for the upcoming tax season? If so, you will be pleased to know that the IRS is offering the IRS Free File Alliance this year and they are including TurboTax.

In order to participate companies have to follow strict privacy and security guidelines.

Intuit, the creator of TurboTax, has supported this program for more than a decade. TurboTax Freedom EditionThey have donated more than 22 million federal and state tax returns for the low and middle-income taxpayers.

During the 2014 tax year, anyone who had an AGI of no more than $30,000 or was active duty military with an AGI of no more than $58,000, or those who qualified for the EITC were able to use TurboTax Freedom Edition.

Keep in mind the TurboTax Freedom Edition is not the same as the Federal Free File edition available on the TurboTax website.

What is the Turbo Tax Freedom Edition?

With the TurboTax Freedom Edition, you are able to file your federal taxes free if you qualify. TurboTax also offers free state tax preparation for those who qualify in twenty two states and the District of Columbia.

22 States

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

New This Year

The TurboTax Freedom Edition will transfer your data from your TurboTax filed return from last year and automatically import W-2 information from employers who participate in the program.

Turbo Tax provides you with step by step instructions to insure that you get every deduction and credit that you are eligible for. TurboTax insures that you get the largest refund possible. They even have a free tax refund calculator available that allows you to know the amount of money that you will be getting back.

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