Electronic Filing Options for Individuals
Choose the method of e-filing that works for you
If you choose a tax professional to prepare your return, be sure to ask for IRS e-file. When your preparer electronically files your income tax return, you don't have to worry if the mail gets through. And, IRS e-file is so accurate that you are 99% less likely to receive subsequent correspondence from the IRS. e-file delivers a fast refund, in as little as 10 days with Direct Deposit. Keep in mind there may be fees associated with tax preparation. In addition, some tax preparers may charge a fee to provide IRS e-file.
Tax professionals e-filed more than 63 million returns during 2009. To find a tax professional that offers IRS e-file in your area, use our Authorized IRS e-file Provider Locator Service or check our e-file Provider page.
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