How eFile.com Works
We Make Taxes
We at eFile.com understand how Tax Preparation can create stress and/or anxiety for taxpayers. The tax code is complex and difficult to understand. We also realize that doing your Taxes is a task that - in order to stay out of trouble - is required by the Federal and/or State governments. Yet, if you expect a refund, you actually get money - your own money - as a result of a task you might not want to do. Did you know that the IRS has over 1 billion US Dollars in unclaimed tax refunds? Most likely these taxpayers didn't want to go through the tax preparation process - as a result they don't claim 1 billion of their own money.
We are in this together if you prepare and efile your Taxes via eFile.com. Our role is to coach and assist you through the preparation and e-file process.
Here is a high level step by step overview on how eFile.com works when you prepare and e-file your Federal Income Taxes. We do hope and would welcome you if you used our platform! :)
Don't Rush IT or Income Taxes. You can easily miss either an Income or Deduction entry you didn't know you had. That could result in either higher/lower taxes or potential tax penalties and more additional paper work the IRS or State Tax Agency might impose on you.
Get a Feel for your Taxes by using the free, easy to use Tax Calculators. You don't have to calculate on your own, it's all done by the tools. Just enter basic amounts and get instant results.
Create a free eFile.com Account or sign in to your existing account. Your previous year data will be in the account if your return. Otherwise, start entering your basic account data and start the simple tax interview. Answer easy to understand tax questions as you enter amounts, data, etc.
So far so good. You got your account - and you made it through the verification code process - maybe you had to fish emails out of your spam folder. Security and convenience don't like each other. But better safe than sorry, it's your tax data after all. Enjoy the song :)
Now it's our turn to step up to the plate. You might need tax help. Trust us, we don't send you around from one page to the next. You will have your own eFile.com Personal Support Page
which you can access from inside the eFile app or from the eFile dot com site. You will have one personally assigned Taxpert. You don't have to explain your tax situation over and over again. The eFile Taxpert will be familiar with your tax situation.
Together, we will reach the end in the tax preparation app. You will enter your bank information where you wish to receive your tax refund or enter a mailing address to receive a check in the mail (not recommended - unless you don't have a bank account). Click the Pay Taxes link for options on how to pay for your taxes. You will need your 2017 AGI as part of the checkout process as a way to verify your identity. If you tax return is free on eFile you simply check out. If your return is more complicated you can pay the tax prep fee either by credit card or e-Collect (Deduct Fee from Refund). You will review your completed return for a last check and you are ready to click eFile My Return. Now your return will be in Pending Status with the IRS and/or State Agency. During this process you will receive email updates on the status of your return to the email entered on eFile.com.
Each time your sign out from the eFile.com app you will land on the thank you page with instructions on what to do next in the tax return life cycle process. Even though filing a tax return is an important milestone, the new tax year is already in progress and your tax planning and savings
should start soon.