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Our Vision is to change the way you prepare your tax return. We offer free tax preparation because you should keep more of your hard-earned money. DIY Tax is simple: Answer questions about your life and we’ll handle all of the calculations. No more confusing tax forms, figures, or rules!

Experience

You will not be forced to upgrade no matter what your tax situation may be. No hidden fees. No tricks. We're simply free. We believe you've worked hard for your money, you shouldn't have to pay to get that back. You can and should enjoy fast, free, uncluttered tax preparation through an up-to-date system, you deserve it!

Value

Charges don't exist here at DIY Tax. Everything is complimentary. You won't be charged for anything when you use DIY Tax to file your taxes online. In fact, we don't even have prices in our system.

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DIY Tax is free to try, free to prepare, free to print, and free to e-file both your federal and state income tax return through our DIY Tax software. Just to clarify - it doesn't cost a thing. There are no downsides and no drawbacks. See? Free does exist! Online Support will be available Monday - Friday 9am-5pm EST

Why is DIY Tax free? What is the catch?

There is no catch. We at DIY Tax know you've worked hard for your money. We want you to keep more of it. That's why we're giving you completely and simply free online tax preparation. DIY Tax is unique, sleek, and new. For the price of free, we want to give you everything we've got because you've given all you had all year long.

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What is an extension?

If you are unable to complete your tax forms and file your taxes by April 18, 2016, filing an extension may be the right solution for you. Filing an extension will move the deadline six months so that you can file your taxes on or before October 15, 2016. For additional inquiries, please send an e-mail to  diysupport@libtax.com

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How much does DIY Tax cost?

DIY Tax is absolutely free. Prepare, e-file, and print your federal and state return for free.

How do I use a Self-Select PIN?

Your Self-Select PIN is one option for you to use when signing your electronic tax return. The PIN is any five numbers (except all zeros) that you choose to set as your PIN. You must also enter your date of birth and prior year's adjusted gross income (AGI) from your return.

Can I Use my Self-Select PIN next year?

Yes. If you choose to electronically file next year, you can use your Self-Select PIN to sign your return. You can use the same pin or choose any 5 digits for next year's return.

Is my information secure and private?

Please view our Privacy Policy here.

IRS regulations require that e-file service providers use tax return information exclusively for preparing and completing e-filed returns.

DIY Tax neither discloses nor shares your information with any third parties or outside organizations.

DIY Tax implements 128-bit encryption [We're talking, tight-bank security level encryption] and firewall protection to secure all tax information and communications. We enforce strict company policies that protect your information at all levels. 

What do I need to e-file my return on DIY Tax?
       
  1. A computer, internet access and a browser that supports 128-bit SSL encryption.        
  2. All of your tax statements including your W-2, 1099-INT, 1099-G, etc.
  3. If you want to print your return, you will need a printer. DIY Tax also allows you to save a digital copy of your return on your computer and print it later.
  4. A positive, DIYer attitude.
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Why is DIY Tax free? What is the catch?

There is no catch. We at DIY Tax know you've worked hard for your money. We want you to keep more of it. That's why we're giving you completely and simply free online tax preparation. DIY Tax is unique, sleek, and new. For the price of free, we want to give you everything we've got because you've given all you had all year long.