New! Free! eFile Tax Toys & Tools: Educate Yourself - Estimate Your Taxes

We offer an assortment of free web apps and tax tools to help make tax preparation easier for you. All of these easy-to-use tax estimator and tax educator tools are FREE of charge.

  • Need to find out if a child qualifies as your Dependent?
  • Does a relative or friend count as your Dependent?
  • Don't know if your dependent qualifies you for Head of Household status?
  • Wonder if you can claim the Earned Income Tax Credit?
  • How about the Child Tax Credit?
  • Want to estimate your tax return and tax refund?

Find out with the Tax Toys and Tools:



Tax Educator Tools

Can you claim your child as a dependent?

Need to Know if Someone Is Your Dependent? Find out with the "DEPENDucator"!

The Qualifying Child Dependent Educator Tool will help you to determine if a qualifying child can be a dependent on your tax return or not. 

Start the "DEPENDucator" now!

Determine if a relative is a dependent

Want to Know Who Else Can Be Your Dependent? You'll Get Along with the "RELucator"!

Not sure if a particular person counts as your Qualifying Relative?  The Qualifying Relative Educator Tool will assist you to find out.

Start the “RELucator” now! 

Head of Household tax return filing status

Do You Qualify as a Head of Household? Work It out with the "HOHucator"!

It's the Head of Household (HOH) Qualifying Person Educator Tool. It will assist you in determining if you have a Qualifying Person to use for the Head of Household (or HOH) filing status. Find out with a few simple "Yes" or "No" answers. 

Fire up the "HOHucator”!

Earned income tax credit

Do I Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit? You Can Count on the "EICucator"!

Do you work for a living but only earn a modest income (i.e. not enough)? You might qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC or EIC). The free and easy-to-use "EICucator" tool will let you know whether or not you qualify. 

Find out with the "EICucator"!

will the Child Tax Credit help me

Do I Qualify for the Child Tax Credit?  Discover the Amazing "KIDucator"!

Do you have dependent children? If so, you may be able to get a nice tax credit! Find out if you qualify for the Child Tax Credit by using the "KIDucator".

Go to the "KIDucator"!

help to determine your filing status

Sometimes Life is Complicated! Do you Need to Know Your Filing Status?

Not sure what your filing status is? There are a number of factors that go into selecting your tax filing status and it can be confusing. The "FILucator" tool will guide you through the process of determining the right filing status for you. Simply answer "Yes" and "No" to the questions until the FILucator provides you with your recommended filing status.

Start the "FILucator" now!


Tax Calculator and Estimator Tools

How much will you owe the IRS. Use our taxstimator to find out.

Estimate--or Just Play around with--Your Taxes! Use the Friendly "TaxStimator"!

After you have worked with all of the above Educator Tools, now it's time to see what this might all mean when Tax Day arrives. The "TaxStimator" (or Tax Estimator or Tax Calculator) will estimate your 2014 tax return refund, or how much you will owe the IRS. 

Estimate and calculate now with the "TaxStimator"!

Estimate your Federal Tax Refund Date


Tax Toys

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Take a break from taxes and play a relaxing (and addictive) game of online mini-golf.

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