You have likely seen or heard advertisements on billboard, TV or radio for “free tax filing” of 1040EZ returns this season from certain tax preparation companies.
Beware! We think it's important to know exactly what this means to avoid unanticipated tax preparation costs and fees associated with financial products that promise fast refunds, such as Refund Anticipation Checks.
Below is a list of things to know about tax preparers who offer “free” preparation of 1040EZ forms:
For more information on this topic or other tax news, contact any of our Tax Forward representatives in Carrington, Jamestown and Fargo.
This advice is for general information purposes only and may not apply to you. Every tax situation is different. This is not intended to be legal advice. Taxpayers should consult a Tax Forward representative regarding their individual tax situation.