TaxACT Offers Absolutely Free Federal Tax Filing, Zero Restrictions

TaxACT covers all situations with every IRS form that can be e-filed.


Cedar Rapids, IA – (Marketwired January 21, 2015) – TaxACT® empowers all taxpayers to file their federal tax returns free, no matter how complex their situation.

TaxACT is the only company to offer all e-fileable IRS forms free, which equates to approximately 200 forms, including Schedules C, D, and E for sole proprietors, LLCs, investors, and landlords. Other companies' free products only support simple tax returns with anywhere between 50 and 80 e-fileable IRS forms.

"No matter how complex your taxes, you don't have to upgrade with TaxACT Free Federal Edition,” said JoAnn Kintzel, TaxACT President. "You can still file your federal return free, even if you need Schedules C, D or E, and TaxACT state returns are a best value.”

Forms 1040EZ & 1040A

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

Free

H&R Block® Free:

Free

Earned Income Credit (EIC)

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

Free

H&R Block® Free:

$19.99

Interest & Dividends (Sch B)

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

Free

H&R Block® Free:

Free

Form 1040

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

$34.99

H&R Block® Free:

Free

Itemized Deductions (Sch A)

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

$34.99

H&R Block® Free:

Free

Sole Proprietors & LLC (Sch C)

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

$34.99

H&R Block® Free:

$19.99

Self-Employed (Sch SE)

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

$34.99

H&R Block® Free:

$19.99

Capital gains & losses (Sch D)

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

$54.99

H&R Block® Free:

$19.99

Landlords, Royalties & K-1 (Sch E)

TaxACT Free Edition:

Free

TurboTax® Free:

$54.99

H&R Block® Free:

$19.99

State return with Free Edition

TaxACT Free Edition:

$14.99, regardless of when you file

TurboTax® Free:

Free, simple returns only

H&R Block® Free:

$9.99 (exp. 2/15), simple returns only

State return with paid editions

TaxACT Free Edition:

$7, regardless of when you file

TurboTax® Free:

$36.99, actual determined when you file

H&R Block® Free:

$36.99, actual determined when you file