Below, find free tools and calculators courtesy of eFile.com to plan and estimate a previous year return for 2018 Taxes. See all the free, current year calculators here.
Use this 2018 Tax Calculator before you prepare your tax forms; know your estimated federal tax results now.
Select your state(s) tax forms and complete and sign the forms online. Then download, print, and mail them to the states. The address is on the associated state tax pages
Child Care Tax Credit: If you had a child, etc. as a dependent, find out if you are eligible for the Child and Dependent Care Credit.
Use the "DEPENDucator" tax tool to help you determine if someone is your Qualifying Child and your dependent.
Use the "RELucator" tax tool to help you determine if someone is your Qualifying Relative and therefore your dependent.
Not sure if you are required to file a 2018 Tax Return? Use the eFile.com "FILEucator" tax tool and find out!
Are you single with dependents? You might qualify to file as Head of Household. The eFile.com HOHucator tax tool
will provide the answer.
Are you single? No children? The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) might work for you. Check out the eFile.com "EICucator" tax tool to see if you qualify!
When you prepare a tax return, you have to choose which filing status to use. The eFile.com "STATucator" tool will help you determine the correct filing status for your situation.
The eFile.com "CHILDucator" tax tool will help you determine if your child or dependent qualifies you to claim the Child Tax Credit on your Tax Return.
Which 1040 Form(s) should you use for 2018? All individual income tax returns use the Form 1040.
The penalties for not e-filing or filing a tax return or a tax extension are higher than not paying taxes owed. Therefore, it's better to e-file or file your tax return and pay as much taxes as you can afford than not filing at all.
If you owed taxes when you filed your last return, you may want to update your paycheck tax withholding as soon as possible. Use the eFile.com W-4 Taxometer tool to help you determine paycheck tax withholding that works for you.
Estimate your previous or current year(s) income tax return now and find out what your federal tax refund will be or if you owe taxes.
Follow this Tax Return Timeline and you will be on a safe track to get your current year taxes done right and on time.
See tax forms for back taxes or past-due years. Complete and sign these forms online on eFile.com before you download, print, and mail them to the IRS or state agencies.
Even if you don't have the funds to pay for taxes, you should file a tax return as the late filing penalties are higher than the late tax payment penalties.