The total Individual tax return filings in calendar year 2009 are expected to grow to nearly 133 million, and the IRS expects a record number of e-filers this year. Electronic filing is a fast, convenient and accurate way to file your taxes directly with the IRS via the Internet. Millions of taxpayers take advantage of this convenient free efile tax service every year. Enjoy the benefits that come with filing tax returns electronically - from quicker refunds to having your refund deposited directly into your checking or savings account.
The Free File program is a free federal tax preparation and electronic filing program for eligible taxpayers developed through a partnership between the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Free File Alliance LLC, a group of private sector tax software companies. Since Free File's debut in 2003, more than 15.4 million returns have been prepared and e-filed through the program. Free File allows taxpayers with an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $52,000 or less in 2098 to e-file their federal tax returns for free. That means 70 percent of all taxpayers – 95 million taxpayers – can take advantage of the program