2018, 2019 Tax Calculators, Tools

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These calculators are for tax year 2018 (Jan - Dec. 2018) with an IRS income tax return due date of April 15, 2019 - find state deadlines here.

Get tax answers to important personal tax questions without having to read long and complicated tax documents. Estimate your 2018 income tax return now and find out what your federal tax refund will be or if you owe taxes.

Not sure who qualifies as a dependent? Use the DEPENDucator tool below and you will find out. This tool also calculates the tax credits you qualify for.

Tax Year 2018 Tax Question Calculators

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Use this Calculator before you prepare and e-file your taxes. Know your estimated Federal Tax Refund or if you owe the IRS Taxes.
Your Tax Refund Date: Find out the estimated Tax Refund Date of your refund in 2019 based on the refund payment method you select when you e-file your taxes.
Estimate Your Taxes based on the 2018 Tax Brackets and Rates. Use the 2018 Tax Calculator for a more detailed refund estimate.
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.
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 or could you be a HoH? Find out with the eFile.com "HOHucator" tax tool. It might save to be a HoH!
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 which filing status to use.
The eFile.com "KIDucator" tax tool will help you determine if your child or dependent qualifies you to claim the Child Tax Credit on your Tax Return.
Use the eFile.com "FORMucator" tool to determine which form to use for filing your Tax Return.
The penalties for not efiling or filing a tax return or a tax extension are higher than not paying taxes owed. Therefore, it's better to efile or file your tax return and pay as much taxes as you can afford than not filing at all.
If you owed taxes this year when you filed your 2018 tax return, you may want to update your paycheck tax withholding as soon as possible. Use the eFile.com "WITHHOLDucator" 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.
Taxes can be stressful for many taxpayers. In order to reduce your taxes or increase your tax refund in conjunction with your next tax return, tax planning throughout a given tax year is critical.

Previous Year Forms, Calculators, Payments, Penalties