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State Tax Online

Written by Kathleen Gagne
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Do Your State Tax Online

You're already thinking about doing your state tax online this year. You may have heard how easy it is from a friend, or you may just be tired of doing your taxes the same old, tedious, stressful way. Fortunately, you've come to the right place to find a better way to prepare your income tax returns including your state income taxes.

Last year, over 53 million people did their taxes online. That means that they either completed their tax forms directly on an Internet program, or they purchased and used tax preparation software and then filed their returns online. Whichever method they used, it was almost certainly faster, easier, and more accurate than doing it by hand.

State Tax Online Advantages

The biggest advantages to doing your state taxes on the Internet are exactly the things you've wanted from the IRS. For example, your program will walk you through each step of whichever 1040 form you use. Once you enter the data from your tax documents, the program will do all of the calculating for you.

Both the IRS and most states offer a direct deposit option for your refund. That means you will have your money in days rather than weeks. In addition, if you owe taxes, you will be able to pay online as well. To put it simply, 53 million taxpayers took advantage of online filing last year, and that number is expected to increase significantly this year. With ease, speed, and security, there's no reason not to do your taxes online.

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