Do you qualify to file for free? 

If you meet certain criteria, you may be eligible to file for free using one of the options below. Review each option carefully to make sure you qualify before you get started.

Free File Options

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  • Adjusted gross income: $46,000 or less ($73,000 or less for active duty military)
  • Adjusted gross income: between $11,100 and $73,000 ($73,000 or less for active duty military)
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  • Adjusted gross income: $32,000 or less

(Limited to 3 free tax returns per computer)

  • Adjusted gross income: $60,000 or less ($73,000 or less for active duty military) 
  • Age: 57 or younger 
  • Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) 

Other Free Electronic Filing Options 

If you don’t qualify for any of the options above, you may still be able to file for free through some of our approved software vendors


If you have questions when filing your return, contact the customer support area for the software you're using. We can't provide technical support for commercial software products.

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