Electronic filing a fast, easy way to do taxes
Published: Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 3:32 p.m.
Every year, more taxpayers discover the benefits of filing their tax return electronically.
Whether you use a professional tax preparer authorized by the IRS or you do it yourself from a home computer, there are many reasons to consider e-filing your tax return this year.
The IRS is again offering eligible taxpayers the opportunity to electronically prepare and file their tax returns for free through Free File, a program offered in partnership between the IRS and private-sector software companies. For information on taxpayer eligibility, access the Free File Web page at IRS.gov.
For more information on e-file, check the IRS Web site at www.irs.gov/efile. You also will find a withholding calculator and worksheet, along with Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, on the Web site.
You also may get Form W-4 from your employer or by calling the IRS at 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).
Remember that for the genuine IRS Web site be sure to use .gov. Don’t be confused by Internet sites that end in .com, .net, .org or other designations instead of .gov.
The address of the official IRS governmental Web site is www.irs.gov.
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