You can file your Alabama Resident and Non-Resident returns online through My Alabama Taxes (MAT) at no charge. This free electronic filing option is available to all taxpayers filing an Alabama Individual Income tax return. No income limitations or other qualifications must be met to take advantage of the department’s free online filing system. Please visit https://myalabamataxes.alabama.gov to sign up and get started filling out your return.
Last year more than 1.5 million Alabamians electronically filed their tax returns. E-file is a safe, secure method of filing one’s tax return and guarantees a quicker turnaround time on refund processing than traditional paper return.
The software developers listed below offer free filing of federal and state returns if you meet certain requirements. Please see the listings below for the
Free federal and free state online tax preparation and e-filing if your Federal Adjusted Gross Income is between $13,000 and $62,000 regardless of age.
These companies will file your Federal return for free if certain qualifications are met.
Note: A fee may be charged to prepare and electronically file your Alabama return.
Disclaimer: Not All Vendors who provide free Federal returns provide E-File Support for Alabama Returns.
If you don't qualify for any of the above offers, you can still file your Federal and Alabama return online or CD/Download by using the 2015 Alabama Approved PC Online Service Providers.
Note: The on-line service providers charge a fee to prepare and electronically file your Alabama and/or federal returns.
Volunteer Tax Assistance
Free tax help is provided to taxpayers that meet certain income and/or other requirements. For more information, please go to our Volunteer Assistance page.
Authorized E-File Provider
If you would like to get your taxes prepared in person, you also can use an authorized e-file Provider. Note: The authorized e-file providers charge a fee to prepare and electronically file your Alabama and/or federal returns.
Below are some additional resources to help you to choose a tax return preparer.
IRS linksIRS Tips for Choosing a Tax Preparer
Note: The inclusion of these databases do not constitute any endorsement by the Alabama Department of Revenue or IRS of the e-file Providers listed in these databases or any of the products or services that they provide. You should always be sure to conduct your own due diligence when selecting an e-file Provider.
For more information concerning Alabama PC Filing send an e-mail to Tavares Mathews, Alabama Electronic Filing Coordinator at Contact Us under ERO/Practitioner – Individual Income Tax.
Updated last: January 15, 2016