Important & Educational Tax Tools
We offer an assortment of free web apps and tax tools to help make tax return preparation easier for you. All of these easy-to-use tax estimator and tax educator tools are FREE of charge.
Tax Calculator, Refund Tools
Filed Your Tax Return And/Or Paid Your Taxes Late? Estimate Your IRS Tax Penalty!
Did you know that the penalties for not filing a tax return on time are more expensive than not paying taxes owed on time? Find out if you owe late filing and/or late payment penalties by using our Tax Penalty Calculator!
Estimate your Tax Penalty
Tax Educator, Savings Tools
To File or Not to File? That IS the Question!
Do I have to file a return? It’s a question that many of us have. Use our new “FILucator” tool to help you find the answer to your question - Do I have to (or should I?) file a tax return?
Get your answer now with the “FILucator”!
Sometimes Life is Complicated: Do You Need to Know Your Filing Status? The "STATucator" Has Your Answer!
There are a number of factors that go into selecting your tax filing status and it can be confusing. The "STATucator" tool will guide you through the process of determining the right filing status for you. Simply answer "Yes" and "No" to the questions until the STATucator provides you with your recommended filing status.
Start the "STATucator" now!
Do You Qualify as a Head of Household? Work It Out with the "HOHucator"!
It's the Head of Household (HOH) Qualifying Person Educator Tool. It will assist you in determining if you have a Qualifying Person to use for the Head of Household (or HOH) filing status. Find out with a few simple "Yes" or "No" answers.
Fire up the "HOHucator”!
Need to Know if Someone Is Your Dependent? Find out with the "DEPENDucator"!
The Qualifying Child Dependent Educator Tool will help you to determine if a qualifying child can be a dependent on your tax return or not.
Start the "DEPENDucator" now!
Want to Know Who Else Can Be Your Dependent? You'll Get Along with the "RELucator"!
Not sure if a particular person counts as your Qualifying Relative? The Qualifying Relative Educator Tool will assist you to find out.
Start the “RELucator” now!
Do You Qualify for the Child Tax Credit? Discover the Amazing "KIDucator"!
Do you have dependent children? If so, you may be able to get a nice tax credit! Find out if you qualify for the Child Tax Credit by using the "KIDucator".
Go to the "KIDucator"!
“Care” to Know if you Qualify for the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit? Try our “CAREucator”!
Child and dependent care costs a lot! See if you qualify for the valuable Child and Dependent Care tax credit and you might get a nice credit for your child care or dependent care expenses.
Count on the "CAREucator" now!
Do You Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit? You Can Count on the "EICucator"!
Do you work for a living but only earn a modest income (i.e. not enough)? You might qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC or EIC). The free and easy-to-use "EICucator" tool will let you know whether or not you qualify.
Find out with the "EICucator"!
Once you find out if you qualify for the EIC, you can also find out how much credit you may qualify for!
See how much EIC you might get!
Not Sure Whether or Not You Should Update Your W-4? Use Our Tax Withholding Assessment Tool!
Did you know that the tax refund you receive when you file your return is your money? You can have that money now by updating your W-4 (if you don't receive a refund, you can update your W-4 so you owe less tax next year). Our Tax Withholding Assessment will help you determine whether or not you need to update allowances on your Form W-4 in order to meet your tax goals!
Go to the "Tax Withholding Assessment Tool Now!
Not Sure Which Form 1040 To Use? Try Our New "Formucator"!
Answer a few simple questions and you'll find out which 1040 form is right for your situation. No need to choose or select forms on your own!
Go to the "Formucator" Now!