Six Ways to Take the Stress Out of Tax Time

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Use Free File

If you made $57,000 or less last year, you can prepare your return using free, brand-name tax software to help streamline the process (click here for more information). If you're comfortable doing your own return and made more than $57,000, the Free File Fillable forms available at IRS.gov/freefile is another option to consider. (Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)