Tax Year 2019 File for Free

TaxSlayer 

Free Federal and Iowa Returns if:

  • U.S. Citizens and/or Resident Aliens with an Adjusted Gross Income $69,000 or less and age 51 or younger, or
  • Qualified for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (also known as the earned income tax credit, or EITC), or 
  • Active Duty Military with Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 or less

Intuit TurboTax

Free Federal and Iowa Returns if:

  • Any taxpayer with Adjusted Gross Income of $36,000 or less
  • Active Duty Military with Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 or less (including Reservists and National Guard)
  • Qualified for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (also known as the earned income tax credit, or EITC)

IRS Free File program delivered by H&R Block

Free Federal and Iowa Returns if:

  • Your federal adjusted gross income for 2019 was $69,000 or less and you were between the ages of 17 and 51 as of December 31, 2019; or
  • Active Duty Military with Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 or less; or
  • Qualified for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (also known as the earned income tax credit, or EITC)

1040NOW

Free federal and Iowa tax return 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.

Online Taxes at OLT.com

Free federal and state online tax preparation and e-filing if:

  • Federal Adjusted Gross Income is between $14,000 and $69,000 regardless of age.
  • Activity Duty Military with adjusted gross income of $69,000 or less will also qualify.

The OLT Free File website must be accessed through the link above.

FreeTaxUSA Free File Edition

Free Federal and Iowa Returns if:

  • Federal Adjusted Gross Income is $36,000 or less, or
  • Qualified for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (also known as the earned income tax credit, or EITC), or
  • Active Duty Military in 2019 with an Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 or less

TaxAct® Free File

Adjusted Gross Income of $59,000 or less, and Age 56 or younger, or Eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit, or Active Military with Adjusted Gross Income of $69,000 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.