The program operates every year from mid to late January until mid-October. From October 16 through October 20, taxpayers could access their account, resubmit rejected returns and print returns. October 20, 2021 was the last day taxpayers could access their accounts for tax year 2020 returns. You Must Create a New Account Each Year Read Before Starting Review the User’s GuidePDF to find self-help information before asking for Help Avoid technical problems by using a Recommended Browser Make sure we fully support the forms you need Use the Line-by-Line Instructions page for help with a form View this page if you have a foreign or military address Warning! Free File Fillable Forms closes October 20, 2022. After October 20, 2022 you will not be able to access your account to e-File, print or review your return information. Avoid any last-minute stress. Prepare, e-File, and print your tax return right away! You haven't filed until you receive an email saying your return was accepted by the IRS. If you receive an email saying your return was rejected, you must correct any errors and resubmit your return before October 20, 2022. After you submit your return, you should receive an email from email@example.com, verifying the IRS accepted your federal return. If your corrected return is not accepted by October 20, 2022, mail in your printed copy. Start Free File Fillable Forms About Free File Fillable Forms Free File Fillable Forms are electronic federal tax forms you can fill out and file online for free, enabling you to: Choose the income tax form you need Enter your tax information online Electronically sign and file your return Print your return for recordkeeping If you choose Free File Fillable Forms as your Free File option, you should be comfortable doing your own taxes. Limitations with Free File Fillable Forms include: It won't give you guidance about which forms to use or help with your tax situation It only performs basic calculations and doesn't provide extensive error checking It will only file your federal return for the current tax year No state tax return option is available You can't make changes once your return is accepted Free File Fillable Forms is the only IRS Free File option available for taxpayers whose 2021 income (AGI) is greater than $73,000. Taxpayers whose income is $73,000 or less qualify for IRS Free File partner offers, which can guide you through the preparation and filing of your tax return, and may include state tax filing.