The Free File Alliance is a nonprofit coalition of industry-leading tax software companies partnered with the IRS to help millions of Americans prepare and e-file their federal tax returns for free. Free File is the fast, safe and free way to do your federal tax return online. Free File Alliance member companies provide more than a dozen brand name tax software options at no cost.

Free File will reopen in January 2017 to serve 100 million American taxpayers.

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More than 46 million returns have been filed through the Free File program since it began in 2003.

70% of American taxpayers (about 100 million people) are eligible for Free File.

98% of users would recommend the program to others (2009 IRS survey).