Tax Year 2018 File for Free

TaxAct Free File Edition

Free Federal and Iowa Returns:
Federal adjusted gross income of $55,000 or less, and age 56 or younger, or eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit, or active military with federal adjusted gross income of $66,000 or less.

FreeTaxUSA Free File Edition

Free Federal and Iowa Returns:
Federal adjusted gross income (AGI) of $35,000 or less, or active duty military in 2018 with a federal adjusted gross income (AGI) of $66,000 or less, or eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

Online Taxes at OLT.com

Free Federal and Iowa Returns:
Federal adjusted gross income between $14,000 and $66,000 regardless of age. Active duty military with adjusted gross income of $66,000 or less will also qualify.

1040NOW

Free Federal and Iowa Returns:
Free federal and Iowa tax preparation & e-file for all who live in Iowa with an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $32,000 or less. This offer is limited to three (3) free tax returns per computer.

H&R Block’s Free File

Free Federal and Iowa Returns:
Federal adjusted gross income (AGI): Between $0 and $66,000 by taxpayer age 17 to 51 (Age limitation waived if taxpayer is Active Duty Military or is eligible to claim Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

Intuit TurboTax Free File Program 

Free Federal and Iowa Returns:
Federal adjusted gross income (AGI) of $34,000 or less, or any active duty military (including Reservists and National Guard) with a federal adjusted gross income (AGI) or $66,000 or less, or any taxpayer eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

Free 1040 Tax Return

Age 70 or younger, and
Adjusted Gross Income is $66,000 or less, and
Live in any state except DC, FL, IN, NH, NM, SD, TX, or WA
  OR
Active or Reserve Military and Your Adjusted Gross Income is $66,000 or less.

Software Support

Please contact the customer support for the software product you’re using. The Department does not provide technical support for software products.

Disclaimer

The Department provides this list of software vendors offering electronic filing solutions. The Department is not affiliated with any software companies, does not endorse any products, and is not responsible for software vendors’ products or errors that may occur in them.

In the event that a software vendor fails to meet federal and state requirements, the Department will remove them from this list.