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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Tax Benefits for Education


Tax Benefits for Education: Information Center

Steps users through determining what educational tax benefit to take advantage of.


IRS Info on Free Tax Help

Offers links to free tax help services based on qualifying conditions such as wage, disability, age or language fluency.

Learn about IRS e-file


E-File Options

Offers links to various methods of filing electronically. There is also an E-File FAQ linked in the left hand column on the page.

Information on Federal Taxes

Besides the widget links to the left, here are some useful pages related to getting forms, information and services related to Federal Taxes.

  • Internal Revenue Service: Forms & Publications
    Need a federal form? You should be able to find a downloadable copy here. There are links to the most frequently needed forms in the lower area of this landing page.
  • IRS Tax Credits and Deductions
    Quick access to exploring Federal tax deductions and credits for individuals or businesses.
  • IRS: Interactive Tax Assistant
    This tool takes the user through a question and answer process to establish basic filing information such as filing status and eligibility for certain tax credits and deductions.
  • IRS Boston Office: Services Provided
    A simple list of services provided at the Boston IRS Office. For the address and phone of that Boston Office and other IRS offices in Massachusetts, see this page.
  • El IRS en EspaƱol
    The Spanish language portal to IRS tax information.
  • Free File: Do Your Federal Taxes for Free
    You can prepare and e-file your federal return for free. Participating software companies make their products available through the IRS. Some also support state tax returns. Free File companies all have their own eligibility criteria, but none offer Free File to taxpayers with an Adjusted Gross Income of more than $57,000. Other eligibility criteria may include your: age, state, eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and military status. Companies' Free File offers may differ. For example, some companies charge a fee for state tax returns or may not support a particular form you need to file. Remember to begin your Free File return at or you may be charged a fee or asked to buy additional products and services.
  • Authorized IRS e-file Providers for Individuals
    Want to find a local tax preparer who can file your taxes online? Check the zip code locator here. Tax professionals who are accepted into the electronic filing program are called "Authorized IRS e-file Providers." They are the Electronic Return Originator (ERO) who transmits tax return information to the IRS.

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TPC Tax Calculator

The Tax Policy Center (Urban Institute and Brookings Institution) put together this calculator "to help you understand how current tax policy affects real families and what would happen if we changed that policy. With this version, you can compare three alternative tax policies to see how different taxpayers would make out in 2013"


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