Filing electronically, and requesting direct deposit if you’re expecting a refund, is the fastest, safest, and easiest way to file your return. 

File your Virginia return for free

Made $73,000 or less in 2021? Use Free File

If you made $73,000 or less in 2021, you qualify to file both your federal and state return through free, easy to use tax preparation software.

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Are you a member of the military? Try MilTax

MilTax is an approved tax preparation software that provides free tax services for members of the military.

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Free Fillable Forms: The software provider that previously supported our free fillable forms no longer offers them for individual income tax filing. Please consider one of our other filing options for your 2021 Virginia income tax return. 

File with approved tax preparation software

If you don't qualify for free online filing options, you can still file your return electronically with the help of commercial tax preparation software. View approved software options.

To file on paper, see Forms and Paper Filing below. If you do choose to file on paper, please note that, due to COVID-19 workplace protocols and mail delays, it will take longer for us to process your return.