With so many do it yourself tax programs floating around, it is easy to get overwhelmed by them all. Lucky for you, H&R Block and TurboTax are now offering their simple and easy federal e-file programs for FREE! These free programs still come with all of the benefits H&R Block and TurboTax have to offer, including free e-file, audit support, and online assistance. With support such as this, doing your taxes is easy as one, two, free!

Here is how to take advantage of these FREE Federal E-File Programs!

Before you begin, be sure the free simple editions of these programs suit your tax needs. If you have a large amount of deductions, multiple properties, are self-employed, or have a unique tax situation, you may be prompted to upgrade to a deluxe program.

To take advantage of H&R Block’s “At Home Free” Program:

  • Visit H&R Block.com
  • Click on the “free edition” option on the left side of your screen
  • Click on the green “start now” button
  • You are ready to begin entering your tax information! Need assistance? Look to the right of your screen for online support.
  • No credit card required! When you have finished, H&R Block will check your calculations, guarantees a maximum refund, and e-files your taxes for free. You may print copies for yourself at no additional cost.
  • Want to file your state taxes while you are at it? H&R Block will assist you with this for $27.95

Still looking for a second option?

Take advantage of TurboTax’s Simple Federal FREE Edition:

  • Visit TurboTax.com
  • Click on the “free edition” option on the left hand side of your screen
  • You will be prompted to create an account.
  • Start entering your tax information. Need assistance? Look to the right hand side of your screen for online support.
  • No credit card is required! When you are finished, TurboTax will check your calculations, guarantees your refund, and e-files your taxes for free. TurboTax also saves your information for the following tax season.
  • TurboTax can also file your state taxes if you choose for $27.95

As you can see, both programs are user friendly. Simple questionnaires will guide you through the process, making it a smooth and worry free experience. They both offer plenty of support before and after you file, audit support, and the option to file your state return while you are there.

Visit H&R Block and TurboTax now and see which FREE program is right for you. You have worked hard for your tax refund, why spend money on fancy filing services if you don’t have to? These programs get the job done, and for the right price of FREE.