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Our TaxSlayer.com individual program is a fully featured tax preparation program that is designed for you, the individual taxpayer. This program provides all the forms, calculations and communication links to allow you to prepare and e-File your tax return electronically with the IRS.

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TaxSlayer.com is 100% web-based and accessible from any computer. You can even start preparing your taxes now, and come back later to e-file.

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TaxSlayer.com guarantees that you will receive the maximum refund to which you're entitled or we'll refund you the applicable TaxSlayer.com purchase price paid.

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TaxSlayer.com guarantees that you will receive the maximum refund to which you are entitled or we will refund you the applicable TaxSlayer.com purchase price paid.

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TaxSlayer.com guarantees 100% accurate calculations or we will reimburse you any Federal and/or State penalties and interest charges.

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TaxSlayer.com makes it easy to prepare and efile your state return. We will automatically transfer information from your Federal tax return to your state tax return.

TaxSlayer Free Basic State Charge
$28.90 for the First State Return
$19.95 for Each Additional State
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TaxSlayer.com makes it easy to prepare and efile your state return. We will automatically transfer information from your Federal tax return to your state tax return.

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$19.95 Per state return
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Prepare and e-file a State Tax Return

TaxSlayer.com makes it easy to prepare and efile your state return. We will automatically transfer information from your Federal tax return to your state tax return.

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Free State Tax Return available if you qualify for the Federal Free File offer and are filing one of the following states.

AR, AZ, GA, IA, ID, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, MS, ND, NC, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT, WV, DC.

If you don’t qualify for free state filing, the cost is only $12.95 Per state return.

Prepare and e-file a State Tax Return

TaxSlayer.com makes it easy to prepare and efile your state return. We will automatically transfer information from your Federal tax return to your state tax return.

TaxSlayer Premium Edition State Charge
$19.95 Per state return
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Guaranteed Maximum Refund
Guaranteed Maximum Refund

TaxSlayer.com guarantees that you will receive the maximum refund to which you're entitled or we'll refund you the applicable TaxSlayer.com purchase price paid.


If you get a larger refund or smaller tax amount due from another tax preparation engine with the same data, we will refund the applicable purchase price you paid to TaxSlayer.com. TaxSlayer.com's "Free" products are excluded from this guarantee. To qualify for the guarantee, the larger refund or smaller tax due cannot be attributed to variations in data you provided TaxSlayer.com for tax preparation, or for positions taken by you or your preparer that are contrary to the law. Furthermore, our Maximum Refund Guarantee is based on the schedules and forms supported by TaxSlayer.com. Click here to learn how to notify TaxSlayer if you feel like you are entitled to a refund.

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Zero Out of Pocket Fees

TaxSlayer.com offers you the option to deduct your TaxSlayer.com filing fees right from your federal tax refund.


This option allows you to file your federal return and state return(s) electronically, and to have your refunds directly deposited into your personal checking or savings account with NO OUT OF POCKET EXPENSE. This option usually takes 10-18 days to complete. This option requires that you provide a valid phone number, email address and bank account information in your return. This is a good choice for those with a checking or savings account, and who do not want to pay any OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES. This option is the same as a Direct Deposit, except that TaxSlayer.com filing fees are deducted from your Federal refund. To use this option you must be filing a Federal return and receiving a refund from your federal return to cover the expenses listed above. TaxSlayer.com charges a one-time fee of $5 to have the fees deducted from your refund.
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Before you e-file, TaxSlayer.com checks your return for errors and missing data to ensure that your return is processed by the IRS without delay.


TaxSlayer.com guarantees 100% accurate calculations or we will reimburse you any Federal and/or State penalties and interest charges.
Prepare and e-file a State Tax Return

TaxSlayer.com makes it easy to prepare and efile your state return. We will automatically transfer information from your Federal tax return to your state tax return.

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Submit your tax question and one of our trained “Tax Professionals” will personally assist you in finding a resolution to issue.

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*Ask a Tax Professional is available for free with TaxSlayer Premium Edition. TaxSlayer is an online software program that allows you to self-prepare and e-file your tax return. We do not provide advice as to how an individual should prepare their specific return, but can guide you as to how to use our program. Any suggestions made are in general terms and should not be construed as advice. This product is available by phone or email, Monday – Friday through April 15th. Please check the website for the hours of operation as they may vary due to capacity.

Major Forms and Schedules Supported

Your return is completed by all of the major forms and schedules supported by TaxSlayer.com. To see the complete list of major forms and schedules supported by TaxSlayer.com visit *Supported Federal Forms page.

Free Email & Phone Support

Stuck on your tax return and need technical advice within the program? That’s no problem with TaxSlayer.com complimentary email and live phone support! A professional support agent will assist you in finding a resolution to your question.

TaxSlayer support is available January 2nd through April 17th 2015. Please check the contact us link in your account for the hours of operation. Typical email responses can be expected within 24 to 48 hours.

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For users that prefer a shorter wait, TaxSlayer offers a priority support option. This allows TaxSlayer Premium users to jump to the front of the line for a quicker support response via email, chat or by phone.

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TaxSlayer.com Classic includes Live Phone Support. In addition, you can contact TaxSlayer Support specialists by email about any questions you may have. TaxSlayer.com’s Knowledge Center also provides you with valuable tax knowledge and troubleshooting tips. Select the Learn More links or the Helpful Page topics for on screen assistance. You can also enter key words to search additional articles.

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Form 1040EZ is the simplest form to fill out.
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If you file Form 1040EZ, you cannot itemize deductions or claim any adjustments to income or tax credits (other than the earned income credit).
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