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information   Can’t make the April 18 deadline to file your 2016 tax return? Free File lets everyone request an extension. Be sure to pay your taxes by April 18th to avoid penalty or interest charges.

Welcome to Free File, where you can prepare and file your federal individual income tax return for free using tax-preparation-and-filing software.

Let Free File do the hard work for you with brand-name software or Free File Fillable Forms

Income below $64,000: Free File Software

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Income above $64,000: Free File Fillable Forms

  • Must know how to do your taxes yourself
  • Does math; offers only basic guidance
  • You must have your 2015 Tax Return
  • State tax prep is not available
  • E-file a free extension

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 10-Mar-2017