Filing taxes with the IRS every can be tricky for some people, especially knowing that one small mistake could delay refunds by months.
Tools are available that can help diminish the stress with that process.
4 tools offered to help file tax returns with the IRS
ITA, Interactive Tax Assistant
The ITA will answer questions specific to your circumstances about tax laws.
The information available covers topics like what type of income is taxed or how to claim certain credits.
The IRS offers a program for some people to file their taxes for free.
This partnership is between the IRS and tax prep companies offering their products and services for free.
You’ll start the process at IRS.gov.
You can finish filing your return once the IRS sends you to the partner website.
The IRS will send you a confirmation once you submit the return.
Online account through
You can create an account online directly through the IRS which will keep you updated on your tax information.
You may view your tax records with this tool.
Approving and signing for a power of attorney can be done with this tool.
Where’s Me Refund Tool
This is one of the most well known tools the offered.
You can track the progress of your tax return from start to finish.
You can also track your refund.
The tool updates your tax return’s progress every 24 hours.
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