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2011 Free File Offers

The Kentucky Department of Revenue has again partnered with the tax software community to provide free electronic filing of your 2011 federal and Kentucky returns beginning January 17, 2012.

The Kentucky Free File Alliance is an agreement between the Kentucky Department of Revenue and several software companies to provide free online services for qualified Kentucky taxpayers. Any software company may participate in the alliance. Each company determines its own free filing offer.

Each company listed on this page is providing free federal and state electronic filing to full year Kentucky residents that meet certain eligibility requirements.  Please review each offer carefully to make sure you qualify.

Scroll down the page to see each company's offer and eligibility requirements.

Note:  The Kentucky Department of Revenue (KDOR) has verified that all software packages listed below will produce a return which contains the required data fields.  The Department of Revenue, however, has reviewed neither the accuracy of the software program's instructions nor the programs calculations and is not liable for and does not assume responsibility for the accuracy of any information relative to these electronic filing products or programs.

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Intuit

Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation - logowww.taxfreedom.com External Link - You are now leaving the revenue.ky.gov domain.

Intuit Inc. and the Intuit Financial Freedom FoundationSM are proud to sponsor the Intuit Tax Freedom ProjectSM, donating free TurboTax® online tax preparation & e-file if in tax year 2011 you meet one of the following:

  • Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), or
  • Earned $31,000 or less Adjusted Gross Income (AGI), or
  • Served Active Duty Military (including Reservists and National Guard) with a military W2 and AGI of $57,000 or less.

Intuit Tax Freedom Project - From the makers of Turbo Tax - logoQualified taxpayers can prepare and e-file their federal and state return online for FREE with America's #1 rated tax preparation product year after year.

Filing with TurboTax is easy & accurate - it asks you easy-to-understand questions, places your answers onto IRS-approved forms, then double-checks your return for errors, and determines your maximum refund by finding deductions and credits you may have overlooked.  And when you e-file with TurboTax you’ll get your refund faster!

Follow this link to use this free service. External Link - You are now leaving the revenue.ky.gov domain.

TaxSlayer

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TaxSlayer.com is a full featured online tax filing system that has been used by millions of taxpayers to securely and accurately file their taxes. We are proud to offer the most comprehensive free file program available which allows taxpayers to file BOTH State and Federal tax returns for FREE. Taxpayers are eligible for free filing if they meet the following requirements: their Federal AGI is less than $58,000 AND they are age 25 or younger; or qualify for the Earned Income Credit (EIC); or are Active Duty Military.

Cost

FREE (Federal and One Free State (Kentucky)) External Link - You are now leaving the revenue.ky.gov domain.

Available to the following qualified individuals:

  • Household income is under $57,000 and
  • Are 25 years old or younger or
  • Qualify for Earned Income Credit or
  • Are Active Duty Military

Features

  • Provides Federal return filing.
  • Provides State return filing.
  • E-file your return for a faster refund.
  • Save your information so that you can begin now and return at your leisure to complete your return.

Pay

Please use the following link for those who do not qualify for free tax filing (External Link - You are now leaving the revenue.ky.gov domain.), you can file your Federal tax return for a single price of $9.95. 

Tax Hawk

TaxHawk.com - logoTaxhawk.com Free Federal & State Service External Link - You are now leaving the revenue.ky.gov domain.

  • Free Federal (no restrictions).
  • State return when federal AGI is less than or equal to $20,000.

TaxHawk® allows you to file your federal return for free, no restrictions. Your Kentucky state return is also free if your federal Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is $20,000 or less. All types of tax returns are supported with this service. File simple or complex tax returns without upgrading. Free customer service, deduction finders, e-filing, printing, online back-up, form preparation and more.

Visit the Taxhawk.com Free Federal & State Service today! External Link - You are now leaving the revenue.ky.gov domain.

Online Taxes

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OnLine Taxes at OLT.com has been providing easy and low-cost efiling since 1999.  OnLine Taxes is an authorized efile provider for federal and states income tax return.  All states are supported.  No matter how easy or complicated your return is, you can do it with OnLine Taxes.  FREE customer service by email at customerservice@OLT.com External Link - You are now leaving the revenue.ky.gov domain.

Free File Offers
Online Taxes offers FREE Federal and FREE Kentucky income tax return for taxpayers who meet the following qualifications:

What if you do not meet the Free File Qualifications?
If you do not qualify, the fees are $7.95 for each state return and $7.95 for federal income tax return.  Customer service and extra benefits are included.  No hidden charges, no up-selling, just one great low price.

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Online Taxes Regular Link External Link - You are now leaving the revenue.ky.gov domain.

1040now

1040now logowww.1040now.net 

Free federal and KY tax preparation & e-file if your AGI is $32,000 or less and you live in KY.

http://www.1040now.net/freefileky.htm 

H&R Block

H&R Block logoH&R Block's Free File: Free federal and state online tax return preparation and e-file if you meet the following criteria:

•  Adjusted gross income is $57,000 or less
•  Age is 52 or younger
 
Filing with H&R Block At Home lets you combine your smarts with our expertise.  H&R Block At Home is created for people who want hassle-free tax filing.

Step-by-step guidance and easy to understand resources make it the easiest and most intuitive way to file your taxes from home.  To use this free service, you must access it by clicking this link:  http://www.hrblock.com/taxes/partner/index.jsp?otpPartnerID=8878&campaignId=pw_mcm_8878_0001 

 

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