Individual Income Tax - Electronic Filing Options

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Information for eFilers

87% of Iowans filed their income tax return electronically last year!


eFiling is fast, safe, and easy!

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NOTE:  You must file federal and Iowa returns together at the same time to eFile for free.


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If you don't qualify to file for free, file your federal and/or Iowa return using one of the following service providers.

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eFile for Free Filing Options

1040Now
Free Federal and Iowa return tax preparation and e-file if your AGI is 32,000 or less.

Online Taxes at OLT.com
Free federal and Iowa online tax preparation and e-filing if your Federal Adjusted Gross Income is between $13,000 and $58,000 regardless of age.

NOTE:  The OLT Free File website must be accessed through the link above. Any other link used may result in fees or charges.

TaxAct
Free Federal and Iowa Returns if Federal Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is $52,000 or less and you are age 18 through 57 years old.

TaxSlayer
Free Federal and Iowa tax returns if Federal AGI is less than $30,000.

NOTE:  The state return is free only when accompanying a qualified free federal tax return.

H&R Block
Free federal and Iowa online tax preparation and e-file if AGI is $58,000 or less and age 52 or younger.

TurboTax Freedom Edition
Free federal and Iowa online tax preparation and e-file if AGI is $30,000 or less; or, AGI of $58,000 or less and Active military or reservist; or, eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit regardless of income.

Advance Tax Return
Free Federal and Iowa tax preparation and e-filing if your federal tax return Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is $32,000 or less and your home state is IA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

eFile for a Fee Filing Options

Online Taxes at OLT.com
Free Federal return. Iowa return is $7.95.

Iowa Forms Supported: 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, 126, 130, 4136, 2210, 2210 Schedule AI, 2210F, 6251, 4562A, 4562B, 148, 128, 128S, 134, 135, 137, 138, 8801, 8864, 1040ES, 1040V.

Onepricetaxes.com
File Iowa tax return for $14.95.

Iowa Forms Supported: 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, 6251, 1040V.

TurboTax
Free Federal return. Iowa return is $14.99.

Iowa Forms Supported: 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, 126, 130, 4136, 2210, 2210 Schedule AI, 2210F, 6251, 4562A, 4562B, 148, 1040V.

TaxAct
Free Federal return. Iowa return is $14.99.

Iowa Forms Supported: 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, 126, 130, 4136, 2210, 2210 Schedule AI, 6251, 4562A, 4562B, 148, 128, 128S, 134, 135, 137, 138, 8801, 8864, 1040ES, 1040V.

Liberty Tax Service eSmartTax
Free federal. Iowa return is $19.95.

Iowa forms supported: 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, 1040V, 1040ES                                                                                                        

LIBERTY TAX ONLINE

Iowa forms supported: 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, 1040V, 1040ES

Advance Tax Return

Iowa Forms Supported: 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, 126, 130, 4136, IA 6251

FreeTaxUSA
Free federal return, Iowa return is $12.95

Iowa Forms Supported: 1040, Schedule A, Schedule B, 126, 130, 6251