Special Edition Outreach Connection FY24-05

02 Apr 2024 9:44 AM | Anonymous

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IRS Direct File pilot outreach materials

The IRS provides information for taxpayers and partners about IRS Direct File a new option for eligible taxpayers to file their 2023 tax return online. Its free, easy, safe and secure. 

In this edition:

IRS Direct File helps eligible taxpayers file online for free

IRS Direct File is a new choice for eligible taxpayers in 12 states to file their 2023 federal tax return online for free directly with IRS.

With Direct File, you can:

  • Easily add your tax information with step-by-step guidance
  • Connect with real-time online support from IRS customer service representatives
  • Access it from smartphones, laptops, tablets and desktop computers
  • Direct deposit your refund or make a tax payment online
  • File in English and Spanish

 Visit directfile.irs.gov today to see if youre eligible to file for free!

Check your eligibility

Before using IRS Direct File, use the eligibility checker to determine if its the right option for you.

Direct File is only available to eligible taxpayers who live in one of the 12 participating states and report certain types of income, deductions and credits.

To log into Direct File, you need an IRS account with ID.me. If you are an existing ID.me member, do not create another account. You can use your existing, verified account to access Direct File. If youve never created an ID.me account and are 18 years of age or older, create an account using your personal email and then verify your identity to access Direct File. You only need to verify your identity once then you can use your ID.me log in at the Direct File website and anywhere else ID.me is accepted. Learn more about the sign-up process for an IRS ID.me account.

Learn more about the Direct File pilot

For more information about Direct File, check out:

News release

Fact sheet

Direct File materials

Resources in Spanish

Direct File videos on IRS YouTube

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