Can we file our return electronically (e-filing)?
June 11, 2014
Q) Can we file our return electronically (e-filing)?
A) Yes, you can file your tax return electronically (e-file). E-filing is the fastest and most secure way to file your taxes. When you e-file, your return is transmitted electronically to the IRS, which speeds up the processing time. You can also get your refund faster when you e-file.
To e-file your taxes, you will need to:
- Gather all of the required information. This includes your Social Security number, your filing status, your income, and any deductions or credits you are claiming.
- Choose an e-file provider. There are many different e-file providers available, so you can choose one that fits your needs and budget.
- Enter your information into the e-file provider’s software.
- Review and confirm your return.
- Submit your return.
Once you have submitted your return, you will receive a confirmation number. Keep this number for your records.
Here are some of the benefits of e-filing:
- It’s faster. E-filed returns are processed much faster than paper returns.
- It’s more secure. E-filed returns are transmitted electronically to the IRS, which makes them more secure than paper returns.
- It’s easier. E-filing is a simple process that can be done online.
- It’s more accurate. E-filed returns are less likely to have errors than paper returns.
- It’s more convenient. You can e-file your taxes from anywhere with an internet connection.
If you are eligible to e-file, I encourage you to do so. It is the fastest, most secure, and most convenient way to file your taxes.