Online tax return filing is much easier when compared to paper filing of returns, and the report released by IRS states that over 90 percent of the federal tax return have been filed online this year.
Over 67 percent of taxpayers had filed their income tax return according to the data released last week by IRS.
IRS said that in this year more than 1.2 million income tax returns have been processed.
As the tax filing deadline is approaching procrastinators facing tough time and many taxpayers are confused regarding their deductions under Affordable Care Act.
Tax preparers charge an average $261 for Form 1040 and state tax return filing in 2013, according to National Society of Accountants reports.
IRS has recommended taxpayers to file taxes online and to request direct deposit option for tax refund.
On the IRS website Tax refund status can be checked.
For individuals who didn’t file their tax return, TCE, VITA and Tax-Aid will provide free tax filing assistance.
Tax-Aid has 32,000 trained volunteers who will help nearly 2 million taxpayers each year in filling their income tax return. It has covered more than 7,000 locations across the country.
TCE or Tax Counseling for Elderly will offer assistance to American aged 60 years or above for free.
IRS for people to setup a meeting with IRS officials for income tax filling has offered a special toll-free helpline.
IRS also has a smartphone application for filling income tax return online and to check refund status.
There are tax preparation software’s which are very helpful in filling tax return for individuals and small businesses.