FreeTaxUSA® Services & Pricing

Straight forward pricing makes FreeTaxUSA an easy decision. We let you know from the beginning what you can expect to pay for each of our services. When you file with FreeTaxUSA, you'll be getting high quality tax preparation and the best value for your money. When we say free, we mean free. For those products that do cost, you can be confident that you are getting exceptional value for every dollar.

FREE Edition
100% FREE
Standard Edition

Prepare, print, and e-file your federal tax return absolutely free. Our free service supports simple and complex tax returns, free unlimited customer support, and other free features.

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You will never pay extra to e-file your tax return on FreeTaxUSA. Additionally, FreeTaxUSA informs you when your tax return is accepted or rejected by the IRS. E-filing with direct deposit is the fastest way to get your tax refund.

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If you are a prior year customer you can save time by having your previous year's information carried over. This helps you finish your taxes quickly by providing the information that is needed year after year. Names, addresses and other account information can all be available from the first time you sign in. Returning customers don't have to upgrade to receive this service. It's free because we value our returning customers.

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When you prepare your taxes on FreeTaxUSA a printable copy of your federal and state taxes is created. You can sign in to your account at any time to access your return. It is also possible to save a copy to your hard drive, CD, or jump drive.

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Need a copy of a past tax return? Our backup service allows you to access, view, and print your income tax return even after tax season has ended. Your account will provide you access to previous year's tax returns that were e-filed and accepted on FreeTaxUSA.

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It doesn't matter if you were self-employed, had investment income, went to school, or owned a home, FreeTaxUSA covers all that and more for free. You can rest assured that when you start your tax return on FreeTaxUSA, you won't have to upgrade halfway through the process because of a complex tax situation. Free tax filing should be for everyone.

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If you don't have time to finish your taxes before April 15th, try our FREE federal tax extension. We will walk you through the process and e-file your extension free of charge. However, don't forget that any tax due still needs to be paid by the April 15th deadline. To file an extension before the April 15th deadline, sign in to your account or create an account and then choose 2014 Extension from the Account menu.

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If you're age 22 or younger, you can prepare and file your state tax return for free! If not, you only pay $12.95. Our tax software carries over all the information from your federal tax return to save you time. Preparation of your state return is fast, easy, and convenient. E-filing is included at no extra cost. Part-year and nonresident returns can be filed for an additional $12.95 each.

$12.95 $12.95

Need to correct a mistake or omission on your tax return? No problem. An amended return for both your federal and state returns can be done quickly and easily. If you purchased the Deluxe Edition you can file unlimited amended returns. If not, you only pay $9.95 each time you file.

$9.95 Yes

Move to the first of the line and have your questions answered as quickly as possible. Your questions will be given top priority with this service. For this service and more, start your tax return using the Deluxe Edition.

$5.95 Yes

FreeTaxUSA Audit Assist provides access to audit specialists who can answer your specific questions as well as access to the FreeTaxUSA Audit Center. The Audit Center has information on how to respond to the specific IRS notice you received, and has all the information you need to handle an IRS letter or IRS audit.

(Only available with
Deluxe Edition)

Have a professionally printed copy of your tax return mailed to you for only $5.95. The price includes both federal and state returns. Free shipping makes this a good option for customers who do not have a printer or would prefer a high quality copy of their tax return for their records. Note: Our free service provides a PDF version of your taxes which you can print at no cost.

$5.95 $5.95

Receive a professionally bound copy of your federal and state income tax returns. This option is ideal if you need a more durable and easy to handle copy of your tax return.

$12.95 $12.95
Start Deluxe for free, pay when you file

100% Free Services

  • Federal Tax Return
  • E-file
  • Printing
  • Instant Status Notification
  • Account Information Roll-over
  • Customer Support
  • Extension Filing
  • Refund Direct Deposit
  • Deduction & Credit Maximizer
  • Online Backup of Completed Returns

Fast Tax Filing... Fast Refunds

Get your refund the fastest way possible using e-file and direct deposit.

Finish filing in as little as 30 minutes. The website helps you by skipping sections that don't apply to your tax return.

Import previous years tax data. To save you time, your information is saved from year to year. This saves you the trouble of having to re-enter your information.

Biggest Refund Possible

Maximum Deductions - Itemized and standard deductions are built into the website. Answering simple questions helps you find deductions.

Maximum Credits - FreeTaxUSA helps you receive a bigger refund by advising you of available credits.

Tax Exemptions - Tax exemptions are applied to your tax return as you progress.

Writing off expenses - FreeTaxUSA software helps you find expenses to write off. Interview style questions help maximize your refund and minimize your liability.

Part-Year and Nonresident Tax Filing

The software supports part-year and nonresident tax returns. This allows taxpayers to file multiple state tax returns simultaneously.

The cost to file additional part-year or nonresident state tax returns is $12.95 each.

Free for All Types of Returns

Our free service covers ALL federal returns, including investment, self employed, home ownership, rental income, farm income, and other tax situations:
  • Selling, Buying, or Owning a Home
  • Education, College, and Teacher Credits
  • Birth of a child
  • Child Tax Credits
  • Marriage & Divorce
  • Earned Income Tax Credits (EIC)
  • Capital Gains
  • Office & Business Expenses
  • Rental Income
  • Investment Income or Losses
  • Traditional & Roth IRAs
  • Retirement and Pensions
  • Military Income
  • Charitable Contributions
  • Gambling income
  • Farm income
  • and more...
See All Supported Tax Forms

Accuracy Guaranteed

FreeTaxUSA guarantees the accuracy of our tax calculations. If you are assessed any IRS penalties and/or interest due to a calculation error in our software, we will pay the interest and penalties.

Safe & Secure

Millions of tax returns filed securely online using FreeTaxUSA.

State of the art security means all of your personal information is encrypted as you do your taxes online.

FreeTaxUSA is an authorized IRS e-file provider.

Security & privacy verifications through Truste, Norton, and SecurityMetrics.

Easy to Use

Simple step-by-step questions and instructions take the worry and hassle out of doing your taxes. We guide you every step of the way and fill out the forms you need automatically.

Import Previous Years Tax Data
We carry over your information from previous years to make it even easier year after year.

Automatic Refund Calculator
As you enter your tax information your refund amount will update automatically. Results show up on every page as you progress.

100% Accuracy with Built-in Error Checking
Our site checks for errors or problems before you send your tax return to the IRS. We guarantee your return will be 100% accurate.

Pay with eCheck
For your convenience, you can pay with an eCheck (when available) in addition to all major credit cards.


Federal Tax Return FREE
E-file FREE
Printable Tax Return FREE
Tax Extension FREE
Completed Return Backup FREE
State Tax Return* $12.95
Part-Year/Nonresident Returns $12.95
Deluxe Edition $5.95

*If you are Age 22 or younger, your state tax return is FREE!! Learn More...
STATE Only $12.95
* FREE if Age 22 or younger!! Learn More...

Best Value

File your federal taxes for FREE.
Add a state return for only $12.95*.
Get the best value online!

*If you are Age 22 or younger,
your state tax return is FREE!!
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Deluxe Edition

Includes All Free Features PLUS:

Audit Assist

Protect your taxes with Audit Assist!

Approximately 1.4 million taxpayers were audited last year... let us help. Our tax professionals will assist you if you are audited by the IRS. Get the peace of mind that comes from knowing you are covered.

Included with DELUXE...
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Free Edition

FREE Federal, FREE e-file:

Our online application is designed to be simple and fast. Most returns can be completed within 30 minutes. No software to download. Use any computer that has an internet connection.

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