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Software Companies Offering Online Filing of 2012 Federal and State Income Tax Returns

E-file Offers

2011 income tax returns may be e-filed beginning January 17, 2012.

E-file is the fastest, easiest, most convenient way to your refund. E-file returns are processed faster than paper returns. Please allow 14 days before checking the status of your e-filed return using the Michigan Department of Treasury's Check My Income Tax Info Web site.

The Michigan Department of Treasury works with software developers to provide individual income tax e‑file software information to Michigan taxpayers. We do not endorse the companies nor do we guarantee their products, services, or prices. We recommend review of the product terms and conditions to fully understand what is supported by the software and the information collected by the software developer. Please be aware that companies may change their requirements and prices after we post this offer information.

Information about specific software offers will be published in alphabetical order as it becomes available for tax year 2011. Please check back for updates.

If you have questions about the software product when filing your return, you must contact their customer support area. Software companies provide technical and customer support for their products. The Michigan Department of Treasury does not offer technical assistance or customer support for the software products listed below.

Free E-file Offers

E-file for FREE

Check to see if you qualify to e-file your federal and Michigan income tax returns for FREE and select your vendor of choice below. You will be redirected to their Web site to begin your return.

FREE Offers
You must click on the company's name below to take advantage of their FREE offer.

1040Now.com

FREE Federal and MI tax preparation and e-file if:

  • Your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $32,000 or less and you live in Michigan.

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only and State-Only, Credit-Only e-file

average1040.com

FREE Federal and MI tax preparation and e-file if:

  • You live in Michigan and have a Michigan mailing address.

Supports:  Federal/State, State-Only, and State-Only, Credit-Only e-file

eSmart Tax by Liberty Tax Service

FREE Federal and MI tax preparation and e-file if:

  • Your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $57,000 or less and you are age 52 or younger.

Supports: Federal/State and State-Only e-file

H & R Block

FREE Federal and MI tax preparation and e-file if:

  • Your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $57,000 or less and you are age 52 or younger.

Supports: Federal/State e-file

I-CAN!® E-File

FREE Federal and MI tax preparation and e-file.

Supports: Federal/State e-file

TaxHawk®

FREE Federal and MI tax preparation and e-file if:

  • Your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $20,000 or less.

Supports: Federal/State and State-Only e-file

TaxSimple, a division of Thomson Reuters

FREE MI tax preparation and e-file if:

  • Your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $57,000 or less and you were 70 years old or younger on December 31, 2011.

Supports: State-Only e-file

TaxSlayer.com

FREE Federal and MI tax preparation and e-file if:

  • Your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $57,000 or less, and you are age 25 or younger, or
  • You qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), or
  • You were active duty military.

Supports: Federal/State and State-Only e-file

TurboTax Freedom Edition

FREE Federal and MI tax preparation and e-file if:

  • Your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $31,000 or less, or
  • You qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), or
  • You were active duty military (including Reservists, Coast Guard and National Guard) with a 2011 W-2 from the military and your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $57,000 or less.

Supports: Federal/State and State-Only e-file

 

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FEE E-file Offers

E-file for a FEE

If you are not eligible for Free File, you can still e-file your return for a small fee. Shop around to select your vendor of choice below. You will be redirected to their Web site to begin your return.

Each company offers specific filing options and pricing. We recommend review of the product terms and conditions to fully understand what is supported by the software and the information collected by the software developer. The prices listed below are based upon the latest information available to the Michigan Department of Treasury and are subject to change by each company without notice.

FEE Offers

1040.com

  • Federal starting at $0.00
  • State starting at $29.95

Supports: Federal/State and State-Only

1040Now

  • Federal starting at $14.95
  • State starting at $17.95

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only, State-Only/Credit Only

average1040.com

  • Federal starting at $9.82
  • State starting at $0.00

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only, State-Only/Credit Only

eSmart Tax by Liberty Tax Service

  • Federal starting at $0.00
  • State starting at $0.00

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only

Express1040®

  • Federal starting at $0.00
  • State starting at $12.95

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only

ezTaxReturn.com

  • Federal starting at $19.95
  • State starting at $19.95

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only

FileYourTaxes.com

  • Federal starting at $26.75
  • State starting at $22.50

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only, State-Only/Credit Only

FreeTaxUSA®

  • Federal starting at $0.00
  • State starting at $9.95

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only

Petz Enterprises/TaxBrain

  • Federal starting at $14.95
  • State starting at $29.95

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only

TaxACT

  • Federal starting at $0.00
  • State starting at $12.95

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only, State-Only/Credit Only

TaxHawk®

  • Federal starting at $0.00
  • State starting at $12.95

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only

TaxSimple, a division of Thomson Reuters

  • Federal starting at $27.95
  • State starting at $24.95

Supports: State-Only

TurboTax

  • Federal starting at $0.00
  • State starting at $27.95

Supports: Federal/State, State-Only

 

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