It’s tax time–for better or worse! Once you have a handle on your federal income tax, see if you are eligible to file state income tax FREE through your state’s website.
**Updated for 2019**
Who can file state income tax for free?
In some states, all residents are eligible. In others, you may need to meet a requirement, so read carefully when you reach your state’s tax website. It’s worth taking a few minutes to look this up and see if you can save some money on filing.
Even if you’re using an online program for your federal filing, you can stop at the federal filing, print out your return, then use that information to complete your FREE state tax filing through your state website below.
States with FREE state income tax e-filing for for ALL filers:
- New Jersey (most filers)
- New Mexico
States offering FREE state tax filing with income, age or other requirements:
- District of Columbia
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
And finally, states that do not require individual income tax filing (like Tennessee) do offer free e-filing of interest income and other taxable income.