Tax Calculators, Tools for 2020 Returns
The calculators listed here are for Tax Year 2020 Returns which were due on May 17, 2021. As of October 15, 2021 you can no longer e-file a 2020 Return on eFile.com or anywhere. Use these 2020 tax calculators and tools plus these free 2020 Tax Forms to prepare and file your 2020 Return. Search for other IRS or state tax forms here.
Current tax calculators, estimators, and forms to use before you eFileIT
Regardless of when you file your 2020 Return, back taxes or previous years, you can prepare and e-file your current tax year return now on eFile.com at any point. Don't handle a single form and let the eFile Tax App do the work - We Make Taxes Simple Again.
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Tax Calculators For 2020 Tax Year Taxes, Returns
Important: the IRS announced in late August of 2022 that late filing penalties for 2019 and 2022 Returns are being abated or refunded if a taxpayer already claimed them. The IRS extended the penalty deadline so that they only begin accruing for returns filed after September 30, 2022 instead of the regular due date. Any returns filed before this date will not face any penalties; returns filed after this due date will see a penalty beginning at usually 5% of the taxes due, up to 25%. See more details on tax penalties.
Use the tools and resources to plan your 2020 Return; we at eFile.com provide over ten free tax tools each year to use and understand your taxes each year.
Use this calculator for Tax Year 2020 before you prepare and file your taxes. Get an idea of your tax situation before you complete the forms online and file your return.
What is your 2020 Tax Bracket and personal tax rate? The eFile.com Tax Bracket or Rate Tax Calculator - RATEucator - will tell you.
Not sure who qualifies as a dependent on your tax return? Use this tool and get answers.
Have a Qualifying Relative, such as a mother, boyfriend, aunt, etc.? Find out if they qualify as a dependent.
Child Tax Care Credit: If you have a child as a dependent on your tax return, find out if you are eligible for the child tax care credit.
Filing a 2020 Tax Return might actually benefit you. Use the eFile.com "FILEucator" tax tool and find out if you should file or not!
Are you single now and support dependents? You might qualify for the head of household filing status in 2020.
Are you single? No children? The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) might work for you. Check out the eFile.com "EITCucator" tax tool to see if you qualify! This tax credit is geared towards low- and middle-income
earners and can help increase your tax refund.
When you prepare a tax return, you have to choose which filing status to use. The eFile.com "STATucator" tool will help you determine which filing status to use.
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.
Important: see details before the table on IRS penalties and how they apply to your 2020 Return. 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 file something - return or extension - and pay as little or as much taxes as you can afford.
The W-4 Form has changed drastically. Many taxpayers are confused on what to enter because the allowances have been eliminated. Use the new PAYucator
to find out how to complete your W-4 Form - only applicable to the current year.
Current year only: If you owed taxes this year when you filed your previous return, you may want to update your paycheck tax withholding as soon as possible. Use the eFile.com TAXometer tool to help you determine paycheck tax withholding that works for you.
Estimate your previous year(s) income tax return now and find out what your federal tax refund will be or if you owe taxes.
Follow this tax timeline and you will be on a safe track to get your Taxes done right and on time in the year they are due.
File your 2020 Return as soon as possible if you owe taxes or if you are owed a tax refund. After April 15, 2024, your 2020 Refund will expire; don't surrender your money to the IRS! Claim your refund now.
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