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Federal State $9.95
Deluxe
Federal $19.95 State $14.95
Premium
Federal $39.95 State $19.95
Our Guarantees
Maximum Refund Guarantee
(Federal & State) More Infomation
100% Accurate Calculations Guarantee
(Federal & State) More Infomation
Easy to Use Guarantee More Infomation
Lowest Price Guarantee More Infomation
Our Most Valuable Features Are Available to Everyone, Period
Fastest Possible Refund with IRS e-file More Infomation
Start FREE; No Haggle Pricing More Infomation
E-filing and Printing More Infomation
Online Backup and Archive More Infomation
Update of Prior Year Data More Infomation
Credit and Deduction Finder More Infomation
Accuracy Check More Infomation
Return Status Notifications More Infomation
U.S.-based Customer Service More Infomation
Certified Privacy Protection More Infomation
Auto-Complete State Return More Infomation
Multi-State Support More Infomation
Pay With Your Refund* More Infomation
Tax Features
Filing Status More Infomation

Single or
married filing jointly

All statuses

All statuses

Taxable Income More Infomation

Up to $100,000

Up to $100,000

Unlimited

Standard Deduction More Infomation
Earned Income Credit More Infomation
W2 Wage Income, unemployment income, interest income under $1,500 More Infomation
Healthcare (ACA) Interview More Infomation
Children and Other Dependents More Infomation
Investment and Retirement Income More Infomation
Family Size, Child Care and
Education Tax Breaks More Infomation
Tax Credit for Retirement Savings More Infomation
Other Helpful Tax Breaks More Infomation
Itemized Deductions – Property Taxes, State Taxes, Charity, Mortgage Interest More Infomation
Self-Employment Income
(Schedules C, E and F) More Infomation
Pass-Through Entity Income
(Schedule K-1) More Infomation
Other Tax Scenarios More Infomation
* Minimum $100 federal refund required. Additional fees apply.

FREE Federal Edition
State $9.95

  • Single or married filing jointly More Infomation
    We'll help you figure out which is best: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Head of Household, or Married Filing Separately.
  • Up to $100,000 in taxable income More Infomation
    Your taxable income determines which form you can use to file your taxes. If less than $100,000, you could qualify for our FREE Federal Edition (1040EZ) or our Deluxe Edition (1040A).
  • Standard Deduction More Infomation
    We’ll help you claim the right standard deduction based on your filing status.
  • Earned Income Credit More Infomation
    We'll help you figure out which is best: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Head of Household, or Married Filing Separately.
  • W2 Wage Income, unemployment income, interest income under $1,500 More Infomation
    Also includes tips, taxable scholarships, fellowship grants and Alaska Permanent Fund dividends.
  • Healthcare (ACA) Interview More Infomation
    You’ll answer some basic questions to help us report your healthcare coverage information as required by the IRS. If you qualify for the Premium Tax Credit, we’ll help you with that too.

Deluxe - Federal $19.95
State $14.95

  • Single or married filing jointly More Infomation
    We'll help you figure out which is best: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Head of Household, or Married Filing Separately.
  • Up to $100,000 in taxable income More Infomation
    Your taxable income determines which form you can use to file your taxes. If less than $100,000, you could qualify for our FREE Federal Edition (1040EZ) or our Deluxe Edition (1040A).
  • Standard Deduction More Infomation
    We’ll help you claim the right standard deduction based on your filing status.
  • Earned Income Credit More Infomation
    We'll help you figure out which is best: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Head of Household, or Married Filing Separately.
  • W2 Wage Income, unemployment income, interest income under $1,500 More Infomation
    Also includes tips, taxable scholarships, fellowship grants and Alaska Permanent Fund dividends.
  • Healthcare (ACA) Interview More Infomation
    You’ll answer some basic questions to help us report your healthcare coverage information as required by the IRS. If you qualify for the Premium Tax Credit, we’ll help you with that too.
  • Children and Other Dependents More Infomation
    Sorry, there are no tax benefits if you don't “claim” them. Our interview will help you get the maximum tax break possible for your kids, elderly parents and others who qualify as your dependent.
  • Investment and Retirement Income More Infomation
    Interest, Ordinary Dividends, Capital Gains, Pensions, Annuities, IRAs, Social Security and Railroad Retirement benefits.
  • Family Size, Child Care and Education
    Tax Breaks More Infomation
    Child Care Credit, Family Size (Child Tax Credit), American Opportunity Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit, Tuition and Fees Deduction.
  • Tax Credit for Retirement Savings More Infomation
    Also includes the Health Savings Account Deduction.
  • Other Helpful Tax Breaks More Infomation
    Deductions for Educator Expenses, Moving Expenses, Alimony Paid and IRAs.

Premium - Federal $39.95
State $19.95

  • Single or married filing jointly More Infomation
    We'll help you figure out which is best: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Head of Household, or Married Filing Separately.
  • Up to $100,000 in taxable income More Infomation
    Your taxable income determines which form you can use to file your taxes. If less than $100,000, you could qualify for our FREE Federal Edition (1040EZ) or our Deluxe Edition (1040A).
  • Standard Deduction More Infomation
    We’ll help you claim the right standard deduction based on your filing status.
  • Earned Income Credit More Infomation
    We'll help you figure out which is best: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Head of Household, or Married Filing Separately.
  • W2 Wage Income, unemployment income, interest income under $1,500 More Infomation
    Also includes tips, taxable scholarships, fellowship grants and Alaska Permanent Fund dividends.
  • Healthcare (ACA) Interview More Infomation
    You’ll answer some basic questions to help us report your healthcare coverage information as required by the IRS. If you qualify for the Premium Tax Credit, we’ll help you with that too.
  • Children and Other Dependents More Infomation
    Sorry, there are no tax benefits if you don't “claim” them. Our interview will help you get the maximum tax break possible for your kids, elderly parents and others who qualify as your dependent.
  • Investment and Retirement Income More Infomation
    Interest, Ordinary Dividends, Capital Gains, Pensions, Annuities, IRAs, Social Security and Railroad Retirement benefits.
  • Family Size, Child Care and Education
    Tax Breaks More Infomation
    Child Care Credit, Family Size (Child Tax Credit), American Opportunity Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit, Tuition and Fees Deduction.
  • Tax Credit for Retirement Savings More Infomation
    Also includes the Health Savings Account Deduction.
  • Other Helpful Tax Breaks More Infomation
    Deductions for Educator Expenses, Moving Expenses, Alimony Paid and IRAs.
  • Itemized Deductions – Property Taxes, State Taxes, Charity, Mortgage Interest More Infomation
    Other Schedule A deductions include Medical Expenses, Unreimbursed Employee Expenses, and Casualty and Theft Losses.
  • Self-Employment Income
    (Schedules C, E and F) More Infomation
    Includes the Self-Employment Tax Deduction, Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction and other tax breaks for America's Entrepreneurs.
  • Pass-Through Entity Income
    (Schedule K-1) More Infomation
    If you have ownership in a partnership or S-corporation, you’ll receive a Schedule K-1 for reporting your portion of income or loss to the IRS.
  • Other Tax Scenarios More Infomation
    All other less common income sources, credits and deductions not already mentioned.

Our Guarantees

  • Maximum Refund Guarantee
    (Federal & State) More Infomation
    We guarantee you’ll receive your biggest federal and state refund possible, or your money back.
  • 100% Accurate Calculations Guarantee
    (Federal & State) More Infomation
    We guarantee our calculations are 100% accurate; in fact, we’ll go as far to say that if you’re charged a penalty by the IRS or a state tax agency for a calculation error, we’ll reimburse you the penalty and interest.
  • Easy to Use Guarantee More Infomation
    Easy to Use Guaranteed – You don’t pay until you are satisfied.
  • Lowest Price Guarantee More Infomation
    Lowest Price Guaranteed – You always get our lowest price based on your tax situation.

Features for Everyone

  • Fastest Possible Refund with IRS e-file More Infomation
    Choose free e-file with direct deposit and get your refund the fastest way possible.
  • Start FREE; No Haggle Pricing More Infomation
    Pricing is simple. First, the features you care about are available to everyone, whether your taxes are simple or complex. No nagging. No upsell. No price lock. No need to choose a product, just start filing your taxes. When you finish, you’ll get our lowest current price based on your tax situation. If you qualify for FREE, you get FREE. Free Federal = simple returns (1040EZ filers) Deluxe = more income types, credits and deductions (1040A filers) Premium = all income types, credits and deductions (1040 filers) Your state return will be a separate, reasonable price.
  • E-filing and Printing More Infomation
    Whether you choose to e-file your return or print and mail it in, you will not be charged extra.
  • Online Backup and Archive More Infomation
    We'll store a copy of your return on our secure servers, in case you need it later. No extra charge.
  • Update of Prior Year Data More Infomation
    We pull over data from last year's return if you filed with us before – big time saver. No extra charge.
  • Credit and Deduction Finder More Infomation
    Simple questions will guide you through, helping you find credits and deductions to maximize your refund.
  • Accuracy Check More Infomation
    We run your return through hundreds of verification rules to check for errors and omissions.
  • Return Status Notifications More Infomation
    We’ll email you whenever your return status changes.
  • U.S.-based Customer Service More Infomation
    If you can’t find the answer you need in our help system, email our U.S.-based service team for friendly and timely assistance. Also, we don’t rank our customers – EVERY ONE of YOU is our priority.
  • Certified Privacy Protection More Infomation
    1040.com is verified by TRUSTe to protect your privacy, and all your data transfer between your computer and our server is encrypted for your protection. We never sell, share, or rent your information to outside parties. See Terms of Service.
  • Auto-Complete State Return More Infomation
    Federal data transfers to your state return – keeps it simple and saves you time. You may have to enter some state-specific data, depending on the state and your tax situation. Included with addition of state return.
  • Multi-State Support More Infomation
    If you lived or worked in multiple states, no worries. You can file as many as you need with your federal return. We'll take care of the heavy-lifting by transferring your federal data to your state returns automatically.
  • Pay With Your Refund* More Infomation
    If your federal return isn't free, or if you choose to file a state return, you can pay any fees with your refund. Now that's convenient. Additional fees apply.
* Minimum $100 federal refund required. Additional fees apply.
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Features

Interview
Easy Interview

Simple questions will guide you through, helping you find tax breaks to maximize your refund.

Refund
Fastest Possible Refund

Choose FREE e-file with direct deposit and get your refund the fastest way possible.

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Data Security

Have peace of mind when you file, knowing that our website's security is verified by experts.

States
Auto-Complete State Return

Federal data transfers to your state return - keeps it simple and saves you time.

Circle
Free Update of Prior Year Data

We pull over data from last year's return if you filed with us before - big time saver.

Wallet
Pay With Your Refund

If your return isn't free, you can pay any fees with your refund. (Additional fees apply.)

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About 1040.com

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  • We’ve been making professional-grade income tax software since 1977.
  • Over 15 million federal income tax returns were filed through our tax applications in 2015.
  • Drake Software, our parent company, is one of the largest tax software companies, serving over 50,000 tax professionals nationwide.
  • Our entire business is located in the U.S.A. – programmers, tax analysts, service team, our servers and equipment – everything and everyone.
  • We have offices in North Carolina, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire.

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What You Meant Was ...

5/02/2016 | By Bob Williams

The simple truth of being human is, everybody makes misteaks.  And no matter how hard we try to check over our tax returns before we e-file, many times the odd oops creeps in. And you see IT.

And you’ve already e-filed. And it’s been accepted by the IRS. Dang.

Cheer up. If you find a mistake on your return after the fact, you can file an amended return. It’s basically an income tax do-over, courtesy of the Form 1040X.

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