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I want to use the free one this year how do I do that?

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I want to use the free one this year how do I do that?

To qualify for free 2017 federal and state tax returns in Freedom Edition, you'll need to meet one of these requirements:

  • Your 2017 Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is $33,000 or less
  • You qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  • In 2017, you served as active duty military (including Reservists and National Guard) with a maximum AGI of $66,000, and you have a military-issued W-2

Freedom Edition is available online at Please note that the Freedom Edition website is not connected to the website.

TurboTax Freedom Edition is geared towards lower-income filers, regardless of tax return complexity, and is only offered through the IRS Free File Alliance (FFA) program. No upgrades are available, but state returns are free.

TurboTax Free Edition, on the other hand, can be used by higher-income filers but only handles simple returns (1040EZ and some 1040A returns). Upgrades and add-ons, such as TurboTax PLUS and Audit Defense, are available. 

Still not sure which one is right for you? Then we suggest starting with TurboTax Freedom Edition. If you don't meet the Freedom Edition qualifications, we'll give you the opportunity to switch over to Free Edition.

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