How To E-File

Individual E-file Program Overview

Step 1 – Get all your tax information together! – You’ll save time and won’t have to stop in the middle of preparing your return to find a missing document. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Social Security numbers for yourself, your spouse, and any dependents.
  • W-2 forms from all employers are required for yourself and your spouse.
  • 1099 forms for Dividends, Retirement, or other income, or any 1099 forms with Income Tax Withholding.
  • Receipts for expenses for Itemized Deductions (Schedule A).
  • Receipts and records for other income or expenses.
  • Bank Account numbers (for a fast refund, or to pay electronically).
  • Complete information on what records you need, and how long to keep your records.

Step 2 – Choose the method of E-filing that works for you:

  • Tax Professional
  • Personal Computer
  • Free File
  • TeleFile – If using TeleFile, follow the instructions in your TeleFile booklet. Complete the worksheet, then call TeleFile. It’s EZ!

Step 3 – E-file it!