Free Self Employed Tax Filing

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Free Preparation and E-file For

  • Self Employed Small Business Owners
  • Schedule C, E, F, and More
  • 1099 Income
  • Independent Contractors, Consultants,
    and Freelancers
STATE Only $12.95
STATE Only $12.95

Tax Software for the Self Employed

FreeTaxUSA helps small business owners prepare and file their taxes. Our free service includes everything you'll need to complete your tax return. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions and our software will do the rest. The online software helps guide you through the deductions, credits, and write-offs you deserve. Federal tax filing is always free, state returns are only $12.95. E-file is included.


  • Easy, Fast, FREE Small Business Taxes
  • E-file, Printing, & Backup is included
  • Get the write offs and deductions you deserve
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Credits, Deductions, & Write Offs

  • Sales Tax Deduction
  • American Opportunity Tax Credit
  • Mortgage Insurance Premium Tax Deduction
  • Car & Truck Expenses
  • Charitable Donations
  • Self-Employment Tax Deduction
  • Self-Employment Health Insurance Deduction
  • SEP-IRA Deduction
  • Early Withdrawal Penalty Deduction
  • Health Savings Account Deduction
  • Energy Tax Credit
  • Retirement Savings Contribution Credit
  • Adjustments to Income
  • Casualty & Theft Losses
  • IRA Deductions
  • First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit
  • Home Mortgage Interest Deduction
  • Above the Line Tax Deductions
  • State & Local Taxes
  • Job Expenses


  • Updated with new tax information and laws
  • Software guides you through your tax return finding savings and deductions
  • Easy interview style questions
  • Free Customer Support

Supported Forms

  • Self-employment income (Form 1099-MISC and Schedule C)
  • Rental property income (Schedule E)
  • Royalty income (Schedule E)
  • Partnership or S corporation income (Schedule E)
  • Self-employment taxes (Schedule SE)
  • Farm income (Schedule F)
  • Farm rental income (Form 4835)
  • Estate income (Schedule E)
  • Depreciation (Form 4562)
  • Sale of business property (Form 4797)
  • Cancellation of debt income (Form 1099-C)

See All Supported Forms

Deluxe Edition

When you upgrade to the Deluxe Edition you'll receive the free services plus priority support, Audit Assist, and unlimited amended returns. Learn more about the Deluxe Edition.

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100% Accuracy

Our site checks for errors or problems before you send your tax return to the IRS. We guarantee the calculations in our software will be 100% accurate.

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