Ways to File Your Taxes for Free

Tax season is in full swing, and if you’re looking to save money, when it comes to your federal return, there are several ways to file for free.

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Tax Day (April 15) is about five weeks away, although so far this tax season, the IRS has already issued $115 billion in refunds for more than 53 million filed returns. However, many people have yet to file. If you are in that group and looking to file your taxes for free, several options exist, including a new IRS Direct File pilot program offered in twelve states.

Here is more of what you need to know.

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Kelley R. Taylor
Senior Tax Editor, Kiplinger.com

As the senior tax editor at Kiplinger.com, Kelley R. Taylor simplifies federal and state tax information, news, and developments to help empower readers. Kelley has over two decades of experience advising on and covering education, law, finance, and tax as a corporate attorney and business journalist.