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No one loves filing taxes, right? But this year, it’s easier than ever to file your own taxes if you use

With MyFreeTaxes®, filing your return is free! That means you can file your federal and state returns without spending any money in tax-preparation fees. So far, MyFreeTaxes has helped 1.3 million people save $260 million in tax-filing fees.

The secure software walks you through the filing process and screens for common tax deductions and credits you may be eligible for, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Child Tax Credit. You can also use MyFreeTaxes to claim missed stimulus payments. That’s part of our effort to make sure you get back every penny possible. If you need help, use the Helpline to talk to a real person trained by the IRS. The MyFreeTaxes Helpline is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Central time daily to clarify things such as filing status. Just call 1-866-698-9435.

Other tax situations covered in MyFreeTaxes:

  • W-2 income
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  • Limited interest and dividend income reported on a 1099-INT or 1099-DIV
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  • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
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People say doing your taxes is a chore. Prove them wrong. MyFreeTaxes is fast. It’s easy. You can do it from anywhere on your phone, tablet or laptop. You can even start on one device and finish on another. Click here to see additional ways to minimize your mistakes and maximize your return.

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