electronic filing (e-file)

What is electronic filing (e-file)?

electronic filing (e-file) meaning The transmission of tax information directly to the IRS using telephones or computers. Electronic filing options include (1) Online self-prepared using a personal computer and tax preparation software, or (2) using a tax professional. Electronic filing may take place at the taxpayer’s home, a volunteer site, the library, a financial institution, the workplace, malls and stores, or a tax professional’s place of business.


reference: IRS – Understanding Taxes Student

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