Estimate Your 2016 Tax Return

Your Estimated Tax Refund1

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Box 1 on your W-2.
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Your Estimated Tax Refund1

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It looks like you will receive a tax refund this year, based on the infomation entered. If you are ready, go ahead and efile your tax return now.

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If you need to make changes, please use the tabs on top or click "Edit" next to some of the categories.

Filing Status Edit

Dependents Edit

Exemptions Edit

Exemption Value

Income Edit

Adjustments to Income Edit

Adjusted Gross Income(AGI)
Standard Deduction

Itemized Deduction

Taxable Income


Credits Edit

Other Taxes

Payments Edit

Your Tax Bracket and Effective Tax Rate

Your Tax Bracket
Your Effective Tax Rate

Calculator Disclaimer

This free tax calculator lets you:

  • Select a tax income filing status
  • Enter W-2 and other income, tax deductions, tax credits etc.

Based on this tax information you can calculate and estimate your tax refund or tax payments.

The tax calculator is based on IRS tax code, tax tables and tax rates and is subject to change without previous notification.

This tax software is a self-help tool for free independent usage. By using this tax calculator you agree that is not acting as your tax adviser. Furthermore you acknowledge, that does not guarantee the accuracy of this tax calculator nor its applicability in regards to your personal financial circumstances. All examples are hypothetical and are for illustrative purposes. We encourage you to seek personalized advice from qualified professionals regarding all personal financial issues.

This tax calculator service is provided "as is," without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, any warranty for information, data or services.

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How to Estimate Taxes with the 2017 Tax Calculator

To begin estimating your taxes with the tax calculator, select your filing status. Then click the blue "Next" button and choose your exemptions for yourself, your spouse, and your dependants. After you enter income information you can enter your tax deductions and tax credits. When you are finished in each section, go on to the next one.

You can track the estimate of your tax refund as you go; the amount of your tax refund (or amount due) is always displayed on the top right of the tax calculator.

The 2017 Tax Calculator will estimate your 2016 Tax Return and any tax refund you will receive in 2017. This calculator will be updated frequently as the IRS releases the latest figures for Tax Year 2016. offers the use of this tax calculator free of charge. Please contact us if you have any comments or questions about the 2017 Tax Calculator.

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1 The User Terms and Conditions for this Federal Tax Return Tax Calculator and Tax Estimator constitutes your agreement to the following Agreement. This tax calculator is only an estimator tax tool and should only be used to calculate and estimate your 2015 tax year or 2016 tax return tax refund or tax liability. This tax calculator is not intended as an online tax preparation tool for a federal income tax return. Please only use this tax calculator as an estimator for your personal tax refund or tax liability; any other use is strictly prohibited. Tax Information entered into the tax calculator is not stored or saved on a server or your computer's disk drive, nor is the tax data stored or transmitted anywhere else.

* Some of the deductions entered are applied to what would be your itemized deduction. The calculator will display the itemized deduction total if it is larger than the standard deduction.