IRS’s ‘Free File’ Available Until October 15*

October 15 is the filing deadline for taxpayers who requested extensions on their 2017 tax returns.

The IRS provides several resources to help taxpayers file their forms:

Taxpayers who made $66,000 or less can go to https://www.irs.gov/filing/free-file-do-your-federal-taxes-for-free for information on filing for free. Those who made more may use the IRS’s Free File Fillable Forms, which are the agency’s electronic versions of the paper forms.

Taxpayers can go to https://www.irs.gov/help/ita to get many of their tax questions answered.

The agency provides a search directory of tax preparers at https://irs.treasury.gov/rpo/rpo.jsf.

The IRS urges taxpayers to retain copies of returns and other supporting documents for at least three years.

Other details may apply, and you can find more information on the IRS website.

 

*This information is not intended to be a substitute for specific individualized tax advice. We suggest you discuss your specific tax issues with a qualified tax advisor.

 

Tip adapted from IRS.gov[i]

[i] https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-free-file-and-other-resources-are-available-until-october-15

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