How to File a 1040EZ Online

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The 1040EZ form is a simpler, alternative version of the Internal Revenue Service's 1040 income tax form. The 1040EZ is meant to be used by individuals who make less than $100,000 a year in taxable income, who earn less than $1,500 in interest a year and have no dependents to claim. When used properly, the 1040EZ can cut down on the amount of time it takes to file your taxes and for the IRS to process your return. To further facilitate the processing of a 1040EZ, the IRS allows the form to be filed online.

Go to the IRS's E-file Web page (see Resources). Click on the "Free File" link.

Click on the button labeled "Pick A Free File Company."


Choose one of the free e-file companies off of the list being careful to note their income, age, resident state or other requirements.


Register a user name and log in to your chosen company's site.


Select the 1040EZ form when asked which form you would like to use for filing your taxes.


Follow the instructions to complete and file your 1040EZ online.