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Filing Your Taxes

Last year, nearly 120 million taxpayers opted for the safest, fastest and easiest way to submit their individual tax returns — IRS e-file. Since 1990, taxpayers have e-filed more than 1 billion Form 1040 series tax returns safely and securely. With Free File, everyone can file Form 1040 series tax returns for free!

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Do I Need to File?


  • You must file a federal income tax return if you owe tax.
  • The amount you owe varies depending on your filing status, age, the kind of income you have, and other factors.
  • Answer some easy questions to see if you need to file.



How Do I File?



What If I File Late?



Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 18-Aug-2014