Tax Calculators, Estimators


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Taxes are a planning and balancing act. Here are tax calculators and forms for current, previous, and future tax years. To help you make important financial and tax planning decisions, we recommend that you estimate the taxes you might owe or your expected tax refund throughout the tax year. Part of the tax return planning are also the tax withholding amounts you transfer to the IRS with each paycheck via the Form W-4. Please your tax withholding with one or more of these four free W-4 Calculators.

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The free tax calculator and estimator tools are intended to provide you with valuable, preliminary information that can assist you in making the right financial decisions or other finance related personal choices. The tools are also useful if you just want to know how much you will owe or receive when you file your taxes.

How to Plan Using Tax Tools

Before you make decisions on how to finance important purchases (e.g., car or home purchases, home mortgage refinancing, student loan applications), use one of the free tax calculator and estimating tools. The tax calculator is based on the IRS 1040 federal income tax forms, making it applicable to users of all these forms. The Form 1040 is the first page of a federal tax return.

The tax calculator looks like a regular IRS income tax form and lets you enter your actual or estimated income, dependent(s), tax deduction(s), and tax credit information. There is no need to enter sensitive, personal information such as your name or Social Security number.

Avoid surprises: Use this current year tax calculator:

Start the Tax Calculator

The tax calculator is a self-educator tool for your independent assistance. This tax software tool is based on tax year related IRS published tax income rates and tax tables. It uses this data to show you how your federal income taxes might be affected should your taxable income or tax bracket change. It also helps you anticipate or plan for other finance-changing events, such as a new job, marriage or divorce, home purchase or improvement, additional education, mortgage refinancing, additional dependents or children, and so on.

Tax Tip: See a high-level overview of many different tax deductions that might save you money or even increase your tax refund! Additionally, find ways to save money during the year or save directly on taxes

Tax Return Calculators and Refund Estimates

When you prepare your taxes with, the eFile app will guide you through a simple tax interview and help you get the most out of your return.

Find tax calculators and other information by tax year below to prepare for current, future, or past tax years. Use these to plan for future tax returns or prepare a past tax return. File a previous year return to reduce or pay off and tax penalties you may have accrued.

Tax Year
Due Date
Forms and Tax Rates

Note: The remaining calculators, brackets, and forms are here for information purposes as you can no longer file or e-file and claim a refund for them. If you owe taxes for these years, you will want to file as soon as possible. You can amend a return, and claim a refund if there has been less than 3 years since the due date of the tax return. If 3 years have passed, you will not receive a refund even if you were owed one. Even if three years have passed, file an amended return as soon as possible if you haven't already. Tax Years 2014 and earlier do not have calculators, but have a collection of forms and tax rates.

Overdue Tax Returns

The remaining tax years have since expired and you can no longer claim refunds for them. If you owe taxes, file your return as soon as possible; use the resources to estimate and file your previous year return.

Tax Year
Forms and Tax Rates

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