UTILIZE ONLINE TAX TOOLS!
For those of us still adjusting to the impacts of COVID-19, it’s helpful that the IRS extended the tax-filing deadline to July 15, 2020. The IRS has free e-file tools you can access on their website – it’s a great example of how the government can work for you!
Make sure to file state and municipal taxes as well. Some online tools offer to file state, local & school district taxes for free, others charge extra for this service. It can be a trial by error process so it’s a good idea to prepare yourself some back-tracking as you file.
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Fortunately, many states offer direct e-file services, too. Check your state & municipal tax deadlines – even with an emergency extension localities can collect late fees for filing after April 15, 2020. Follow the LINK for an interactive map & editorial information about individual state taxes.
Not sure how to proceed? The Free File Alliance is a nonprofit coalition partnered with the IRS to ensure tax filers have equal access to these free services. Use their contact page for specific questions. You can also search the national Taxpayer Advocate Services website for more resources.
Looking for your federal Economic Impact Payment? Enter your tax information HERE for IRS updates on these stimulus payments. Not sure if you qualify? Read the extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions about national relief efforts or leave a comment below – 2 Kings can help you navigate the process!