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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

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 $60,000 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. Go to:

FreeTaxUSA® Free Federal Edition
Enjoy 100% free federal tax filing and add a state return for only $12.95. IRS e-file, customer support, and refund maximizer are all included free of charge. Visit

1040 Now
Free federal and AR tax preparation & e-file if your AGI is $32,000 or less and you live in AR. This offer is limited to three (3) free tax returns per computer.  Please click here:

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.

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 $33,000 or less.  All active duty military are also eligible for this free offer.  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 and/or Active Duty Military


For those who do not qualify for free tax filing, you can file your Federal tax return for a single price of $12.95. Please go to: – please use the following link:

TaxACT Online Free Federal Edition
Millions of Americans have trusted TaxACT since 1999 for step-by-step guidance through simple & complex returns. TaxACT has all the tools & guidance you need to file with confidence. 100% accuracy guaranteed.

TaxACT offers free federal and Arkansas tax preparation and e-file if your adjusted gross income (AGI) is $52,000 or less and you are age 18 through 58 years old.   Please click here:

TurboTax Freedom Edition
Intuit TurboTax is proud to sponsor TurboTax Freedom Edition, donating free Federal and State tax returns if you meet one of the following: 

• Any taxpayer with Adjusted Gross Income of $31,000 or less
• Any Active Duty Military with Adjusted Gross Income of $60,000 or less (including Reservists and National Guard)
• Any taxpayer eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

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:

If you earn $60,000 or less, are under the age of 50, and live in any US state or the District of Columbia, then you qualify for the Free File Alliance program.

If you don't meet the IRS Free File Alliance requirements, you can still complete your federal return starting at $27.95. And, you always have the option to complete and file a state return for just $24.95 and city returns for just $9.95 (whether or not your federal return is free). TaxSimple supports state returns for all states that have an income tax.  Please click here: