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eFile Online Providers 

The following companies provide preparation and electronic filing services for both Arkansas and Federal individual income taxes. The services these companies offer allow taxpayers to prepare their tax returns with their personal computer, giving them the option of filing their returns electronically or printing paper tax returns for mailing. These companies have asked the Department of Finance and Administration to provide links to their websites, and we have done so as an accommodation to our taxpayers.

The State of Arkansas does not specifically endorse or recommend any of these sites. It is your choice as to whether to employ the service of any of these companies. If you have any specific questions concerning the prices or services offered, contact the appropriate company listed below. All website links open in new windows.

Important Information for Taxpayers using Online Web Providers to eFile for State Filing
If you choose to electronically file your State of Arkansas tax return by using one of the online web providers, you are required to complete the form AR8453-OL. Effective tax year 2011, the completed AR8453-OL along with the AR1000F or AR1000NR any W-2's or schedules are to be kept in your files. If claiming the credit for: Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Credit or Other State Tax Credit please click here.

Online Providers

TaxACT Free File Edition
Prepare, print and e-file your federal AND Arkansas returns FREE with TaxACT Online Free File Edition if you meet both of the following:

  • Your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $52,000 or less AND
  • You are age 18 through 57

To take advantage of this offer, you must create your return by following this link:

TaxACT Online
TaxACT Online State is half the price of other state solutions. Available for every income-taxing state and includes part-year and non-resident forms. As you complete your federal return with TaxACT Online Free Edition or Deluxe, TaxACT automatically completes your state forms. Answer a few questions and file your state return in minutes. Free e-file included. 100% accuracy and price guaranteed.
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$14.99 with Free Edition, $5 with Deluxe
**Prices subject to change

1040 Now - Free, Easy and Accurate
1040Now guides you step by step and guarantees to calculate your taxes accurately or we pay any assessed interests & penalties. Free federal and AR tax preparation and e-file if your AGI is $32,000 or less and you live in Arkansas. Check their site for more details.

Advance Tax Return Filing
Free Tax Year 2013 Federal and AR tax preparation and e-filing if your federal tax return Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is $32,000 or less and your home state is AR.

If you do not qualify for free file, your federal tax return paper filing is free. Electronic Filing is $9.95 and your state tax return is $19.95. Check their website for more details.

Online Taxes at
Online Taxes at would like to offer free federal and free state online tax preparation and e-filing if your Federal Adjusted Gross Income is between $13,000 and $58,000 regardless of age.

Note: The OLT Free File website must be accessed through the link above. Any other link used to access the OLT website may result in fees or charges.
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TaxSlayer is a full featured online tax filing system that has been used by millions of taxpayers to securely and accurately file their taxes. We are proud to offer the most comprehensive free file program available which allows taxpayers to file BOTH State and Federal tax returns for FREE. Taxpayers are eligible for free filing if they meet the following requirement: their Federal AGI is less than $30,000. Please note, state return is free only when accompanying a qualified free Federal tax return.

FREE (Federal and One Free State)
Available to the following qualified individuals
Federal AGI is $30,000 or less

Please use the following link to ensure tracking and accurate direction to free file page:

For those who do not qualify for free tax filing, you can file your Federal tax return for a single price of $9.95. Please use the following link:

H&R Block Free File
FREE Federal and FREE State tax preparation and e-file if your adjusted gross income is $58,000 or less AND you are age 52 or younger. To use this free service, you must access it by going to their site for more details.

TurboTax Freedom Edition
Intuit TurboTax is proud to sponsor TurboTax Freedom Edition, donating free online tax preparation & e-file if in tax year 2013 you meet one of the following:

  • Earned $30,000 or less Adjusted Gross Income (AGI), or
  • Earned $58,000 or less Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) and served Active Duty Military (including Reservists and National Guard) or
  • Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)Free Tax Extensions

Qualified taxpayers can prepare and e-file their federal and state return online for FREE with America's #1 rated tax preparation product year after year. Visit their website at:

TurboTax Software (Personal Taxes/Individual)
TurboTax tax software asks easy-to-answer questions in plain English and fills in all the right tax forms for you to get your taxes done right. Your maximum tax refund is guaranteed. Free Edition includes free federal e-file. Visit their website at: