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I have been doing my own taxes for many years. I also do taxes for my family members and friends. I have tried out several online software programs for taxes but TaxAct is by far the best. Its very easy to use and thorough.
I have filed with TaxAct for the past 10 years and the process continues to be seamless. Each step makes it easy to understand and gives you the confidence to finish your filing.
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Do you qualify for a basic federal tax return?
See if you qualify for free federal filing for basic returns by reading the list of tax situations below. We’ll go over what is covered and what situations are not covered:
(assuming no added tax complexity)
Child Tax Credits
Earned Income Credits
Situations not covered:
Investment income: Stock, interest, dividends, crypto, or capital gains/losses
Sale of home, real estate taxes, mortgage interest, or rental property income
Royalty, trusts, and foreign accounts
Business and farm income
Adoption credits and child and dependent care
Student loan interest
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Freelance, contractor, side hustle, or self-employed income and expenses
If you don’t qualify for a basic federal tax return, we have other paid options to help you easily file with TaxAct.