FreeFile Program for Individual Income Tax

The State of Arkansas is a member of the Free File Alliance.

The Free File Alliance is a group of software providers working with the State of Arkansas and the IRS to donate free tax preparation for taxpayers.  

What this means to Taxpayers is that if you meet the qualifying criteria, you can prepare and efile your tax return for FREE. 

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

IRS Free File Delivered by TaxAct®

  • Adjusted Gross Income of $63,000 or less, and
  • Age 56 or younger, or
  • Eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit, or
  • Active Military with Adjusted Gross Income of $72,000 or less


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 $16,000 and $72,000 regardless of age. 

Activity Duty Military with adjusted gross income of $72,000 or less will also qualify.

The OLT Free File website must be accessed through the link above.


1040Now - Free, Easy and Accurate

Free federal and Arkansas tax preparation & e-file for all who live in Arkansas with an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $32,000 or less. This offer is limited to three (3) free tax returns per computer.

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TurboTax - IRS Free File Program

Intuit TurboTax is proud to sponsor IRS Free File Program delivered by TurboTax, donating free Federal and State tax returns and tax extensions nationwide for:

  • Any taxpayer with Adjusted Gross Income of $39,000 or less
  • Any Active Duty Military with Adjusted Gross Income of $72,000 or less (including Reservists and National Guard)
  • Any taxpayer eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  • Accuracy & Simplicity: Download your W2 and transfer prior year TurboTax data

Qualified taxpayers can prepare and e-file their federal and state return online for FREE, including tax extensions, with America's #1 best-selling tax preparation product year after year. 

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TaxSlayer's Free File offer, American Pledge, is extended to a wide range of taxpayers and includes all forms, schedules, deductions, and credits for those that qualify.
At least one of the following must apply to you in order to qualify.

•    Your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is $72,000 or less AND your age is 51 or younger
•    You are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (ETIC).
•    You are an active duty military member with an AGI of $72,000 or less

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