The Georgia Department of Revenue has entered into an agreement with the companies listed below to offer free electronic filing services to qualified Georgia taxpayers. Under this agreement, qualifying taxpayers can prepare and file their Georgia individual income tax returns electronically using approved software. Please read the information below or visit each company’s web site to determine whether you meet their free electronic filing criteria.

The Georgia Department of Revenue neither endorses nor recommends any of the software companies.

NOTE: Some of the companies listed below may charge a fee for electronic preparation and/or filing of your federal return. We recommend that you read the information below carefully and visit the company’s website to determine if the product you chose is totally free. Clicking a logo or link below will take you from the Department’s website and onto a site maintained by the software provider.


Average 1040

Average is an efile provider allowing taxpayers to prepare, print and file their federal and state returns using a secure internet connection. The process is fast, easy, convenient and accurate. All Georgia taxpayers who file their federal return through for $9.82 can e-file their Georgia return for FREE.

State-Only returns are also available.

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e-smart tax

Free State Filing for Georgia Residents

eSmart Tax is a comprehensive online tax preparation solution backed by the professionals at Liberty Tax Service. We are offering free federal and state returns to those with an AGI of $57,000 or less and age 52 or younger.

Get access to all of our great features:
  • • Secure tax preparation
  • • Free technical support
  • • CPA Audit Assistance
  • • Satisfaction, accuracy, and the biggest refund guaranteed.

All Georgia Residents:
  • Regardless of your income or age, choose one of our paid federal products and receive a FREE Georgia return.

Visit to create your account today!
H&R Block

H&R Block's Free File: Free federal and state online tax return preparation and e-file if you meet the following criteria:

  • • Adjusted gross income is $57,000 or less
  • • Age is 52 or younger

Filing with H&R Block At Home lets you combine your smarts with our expertise. H&R Block At Home is created for people who want hassle-free tax filing. Step-by-step guidance and easy to understand resources make it the easiest and most intuitive way to file your taxes from home. To use this free service, you must access it by clicking here.

Intuit Tax Freedom Project

Intuit® Inc. and the Intuit Financial Freedom FoundationSM are proud to sponsor the Intuit Tax Freedom ProjectSM, donating free TurboTax® online tax preparation & e-file if in tax year 2012 you meet one of the following:

  • • Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), or
  • • Earned $31,000 or less Adjusted Gross Income (AGI), or
  • • Served Active Duty Military (including Reservists and National Guard) with a military W2 and AGI of $57,000 or less.

Qualified taxpayers can prepare and e-file their federal and state return online for FREE with America's #1 rated tax preparation product year after year. Filing with TurboTax is easy & accurate - it asks you easy-to-understand questions, places your answers onto IRS-approved forms, then double-checks your return for errors, and determines your maximum refund by finding deductions and credits you may have overlooked. And when you e-file with TurboTax you’ll get your refund faster! To use this free service, click here.
Tax Hawk allows you to e-file your Georgia State and Federal taxes for free if you meet both of the following requirements:

  • • Adjusted gross incomes of $57,000 (or less) and
  • • Age between 23 and 65 (as of December 31, 2012).
  • • Access the offer through this link

If you don’t qualify for the free state offer, pay $12.95 to file your state tax return. Federal filing is only $9.95 if you don't qualify for the free offer.

TaxSlayer is a full featured online tax filing system that has been used by millions of taxpayers to securely and accurately file their taxes. We are proud to offer the most comprehensive free file program available which allows taxpayers to file BOTH State and Federal tax returns for FREE. Taxpayers are eligible for free filing if they meet the following requirement: their Federal AGI is less than $30,000. Please note, state return is free only when accompanying a qualified free Federal tax return.


FREE (Federal and One Free State (Georgia))

Available to the following qualified individuals

• Federal AGI is $30,000 or less

For those who do not qualify for free tax filing, you can file your Federal tax return for a single price of $9.95.

• Provides Federal return filing.
• Provides State return filing.
• E-files your return for a faster refund.
• Saves your information so that you can begin now and return at your leisure to complete your return.
Federal Free File Alliance



Disclaimer: Not All Vendors in the Federal Free File Alliance Provide E-File Support for Georgia Returns