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Credit Karma Tax is always 100% free. It’s $0 to file both state and federal tax returns. Even if you’re taking deductions or credits, it won’t cost you a penny — ever.
About Credit Karma Tax
Credit Karma Tax supports the most common forms and schedules. For example, if you receive 1099 income, they can handle a dozen different types of 1099s, including those for interest income (1099-INT), certain government payments (1099-G), canceled debt (1099-C) and miscellaneous types of income (1099-MISC).
They also support schedules for common tax situations, like the following:
- Itemizing deductions (Schedule A)
- Reporting business profits or losses (Schedule C)
- Claiming the child tax credit (Schedule 8812)
- Claiming earned income credit (Schedule EIC)
- Smart File: Their filing process shows you only the sections that you need to file based on your tax situation. And if you’re a simple filer, you can upload your W-2 information just by taking a photo.
- Audit Defense: They automatically check their calculations for accuracy. But just in case, you’ll also receive Audit Defense free of charge.
- 24/7 Live Chat: Their tax product specialists are available online around the clock to help you with your filing questions.
- Max Refund Guarantee: If you get a bigger refund or owe less in federal taxes when filing an amended return through another online tax prep service, they’ll pay you the difference up to $100 ($25 minimum).
- Accurate Calculations Guarantee: They’ll reimburse you up to $1,000 in the event the IRS or state tax authority penalizes you due to a Credit Karma Tax calculation error.
- Easy to Switch: Save time by easily importing last year’s return from H&R Block, TurboTax or TaxAct.
How to file your taxes for free:
- Go to Credit Karma Tax and click “Estimate Your Refund,” or “Start Now” if you’re ready to file.
- Create an account.
- Enter your personal information to confirm your identity.
- Start filing.
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