Tax Returns, Filing Status, Deductions
Tax Day is April 15, 2021 for 2020 Tax Returns. If you miss that date, you can prepare and e-File your 2020 Taxes until October 15, 2021. You may, however, be subject to late filing and/or late payment penalties and a tax extension may be due. Late filing penalties do not apply if you expect a tax refund, but you only have 3 years to file and claim your tax refund; for 2020 returns, that is April 15, 2024.
Below, find a list of tax return types including extensions and amendments by tax year. Find out which type you can e-file and which not and see how to check your refund status plus tax return tips. Prepare your taxes with eFile.com and the eFile app will help select and complete all forms that can be e-filed as well as those that need to be paper filed - you will not have to worry about whether or not a specific form can be electronically filed or not.
Income Tax Return Types, Deadlines
The table is organized by tax year, tax topic, and a brief description. Navigate to the topic link for an overview of the subject and learn more about your tax situation.
Follow these tax return checklist steps before you prepare and eFile. Begin collecting applicable forms, such as a W-2 from your employer
Find easy to use tax calculators, estimators, and many other tools. These free utilities allow you to get a better idea of your taxes without entering any unnecessary personal information.
2020 and Prior
Current and previous tax year deadlines - see this page to make note of when returns are due for state and federal taxes.
State Income Tax Return(s)
List of states that require an income tax return. Due to IRS and state tax agency regulations (not efile.com), you can only e-file a state tax return
together with an IRS Income Tax Return - with the exception of the State of California.
What is Taxable and Tax Free Income?
Find out which of your Income types are actually taxable and which are tax free. While most income is taxable, there are different kinds of tax free income, such as alimony payments
or employee-provided health insurance.
Tax Deductions for You
During the tax interview, the eFile app picks the tax deduction forms for you and will e-file them with your IRS and/or state income tax return(s).
Find out where you federal IRS and/or state income tax return refund is
. The eFile DATEucator will help estimate the status of your refund so you can anticipate a direct deposit or mailed check.
Prepare your 2020 Tax Return on eFile.com and take the complication out of filing. The eFile app will help select the deduction method that works best for you, help claim any tax credits you may be eligible for, and provide full access to your previous returns directly in your account. See why to choose eFile.com and learn how the tax app works.
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