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The Best Free Online Tax Calculators

Updated on October 30, 2012

Tax calculators are nifty little tools that you can use to assist you in making sure that you complete the right forms for your income taxes and that you complete them correctly. Although there are fancy tax calculators and tax software programs that you can purchase in stores or download from the Internet, it isn’t actually necessary to spend a lot of money to get a good tax calculator that will make your taxes go more smoothly. There are actually many free online tax calculators that you can use without any investment at all. In fact, the IRS itself provides several different types of tax calculators to assist you in doing your income taxes.

Free Online Tax Calculators Provided by the IRS

The best online tax calculators that are free for you to use right from your Internet connection are those tax calculators that are provided by the IRS on the official government website for tax information. Here’s a closer look at those IRS tax calculators:

IRS Filing Status Tax Calculator. The most important thing about doing your taxes is that you file the correct forms. To figure out which forms you need to file and what your filing status is, you can use this simple tax calculator provide by the IRS.

IRS Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant Tax Calculator. This tax calculator helps you to figure out whether or not you are someone who must pay an alternative minimum tax. It’s not something that you want to pay but you have to if you’re required to do so; this tool will at least let you know.

IRS State Sales Tax Calculator. People who are filing a 1040 form for their taxes may have the option of paying state sales taxes instead of state income taxes depending on certain details. This IRS tax calculator helps you to figure that out.

IRS Withholding Calculator. This is a simple tax calculator that you don’t necessarily use when filing your income taxes but instead might use at any time throughout the year to make sure that the amount of taxes being withheld on your paycheck is an appropriate amount. This can be really useful for budgeting throughout the year and planning for your taxes each April.

Other Free Online Tax Calculators

Although the tools that are provided by the IRS are really good tools for assisting you in figuring out how to do your taxes properly, they may not be quite what you’re looking for if you’re on the hunt for a good free online tax calculator. Luckily there are a lot of other options out there that can further assist you in getting your taxes done correctly. Here is a look at some of the other tax calculators and tools available for free online:

1040 Tax Calculator. This is a really simple example of the kind of tax calculator that many people are looking for when they hunt down an article such as this one. It lets you enter basic information into a simple online form and then assists in calculating your taxes for you based upon the information that you have entered here. The site provides a lot of detailed explanation to assist you in making sure that you’re answering the tax calculator questions correctly in order to receive the best results.

H&R Block Tax Calculator. This well-known tax company offers a free online tax calculator for your use in estimating what your taxes will be when filing this year. It’s a simple tool but it seems to be fairly accurate and should give you a head start on dealing with your taxes. Plus it comes from a really reputable tax business which is always nice when using online tools.

TurboTax’s It’s Deductible. TurboTax is another really reputable business that offers a few different tax calculators through its website (along with a whole bunch of helpful guides and advice for dealing with your income taxes.). This particular free online tax calculator is one that you can use all year long to assist you in tracking any donations that you make so that you can properly claim them as deductions on your income taxes when it comes time to file each year.

• TaxBrain. This is another simple tool that you’ll find really easy to use if what you’re trying to do is simply to estimate the right amount of taxes to pay for the 2008 tax year.

US Federal Income Tax Form 1040 Spreadsheet. This tool is similar to some of the other tools that are listed here but the format that it’s in is different which may be appealing to some people. This one is in the form of a free spreadsheet that you download and use to assist you in calculating your taxes. While some people prefer to enter numbers into a simple online tax calculator, others like the layout of the spreadsheet style so it’s great that these different options exist!

2009 Economic Stimulus Tax Comparison Calculator. This is a new tax calculator from, a site that offers a whole slew of different financial calculators including some that are similar to those tax calculators offered by the IRS. This one is neat because it takes a look at calculating the impact of President Obama’s stimulus plan on your taxes. Worth a look!

As you can see, there are actually a lot of different tax calculators out there that can assist you in doing your taxes more easily. Some of these tools can be used throughout the year to make life simpler come tax time. Others are specifically for use during tax time when you are trying to figure out how to pay what you need to pay and which tax forms are the right ones to file. By combining the tools that are provided directly by the IRS with those tax calculators that are provided through tax businesses and other third party sites, you should be able to get a good handle on doing your taxes this year!

Which is the your favorite resource for online tax calculators?

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