The Best Free Tax Software 2021: Where To File Your Taxes For Free

Before you file your taxes this year at some place that advertises "start for free", make sure you know the "gotchas" of free file. Read our full guide to free tax software here: https://theci.co/freetaxyoutube

Here’s what we’re talking about in this video:

▶︎ How companies "get you" even when the advertise free file tax software

▶︎ Which companies offer free tax software

▶︎ What are the limits of free tax filing

▶︎ Our recommendations about where to file your taxes this year

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💵 Credit Karma Tax: https://thecollegeinvestor.com/go/CreditKarmaTax/youtube

💵 TurboTax: https://thecollegeinvestor.com/go/TurboTaxes/youtube

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