News You Can Use - 2012 Q1
"2011 Tax News from the IRS"
News Flash: 2011 Federal Tax filing deadline extended to April 17, this year!
On January 27, 2012, the IRS announced “Free File” and free assistance via www.irs.gov.
For taxpayers who want to prepare and e-file their own tax returns, there is IRS Free File. Everyone can use Free File, the free way to prepare and e-file federal taxes either through brand-name software or online fillable forms. Individuals or families with 2011 adjusted gross incomes of $57,000 or less can use Free File software. Free File Fillable Forms, the electronic version of IRS paper forms, has no income restrictions. For either service, taxpayers must go through www.irs.gov/freefile to access the programs.
Taxpayers also can seek free assistance at the 400 IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers nationwide. Locations nationwide are listed on www.irs.gov.