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State of Arizona
Department of Revenue

Free Tax Return Preparation for You by Volunteers

AARP Tax-Aide offers free assistance for electronically filing federal and Arizona state returns.

Visit the AARP Tax-Aide website for more information.

Free File -- Electronically File Your 2016 Arizona Income Tax Returns for Free

See if you qualify to file income tax returns for free:

  1. Review the offers from the vendors listed below by clicking on their logo
  2. It’s important to follow the (logo) Free File link since another entry to their website may cause a charge for the filing.
  3. See if you qualify for one or more of them based on your 2016 income
  4. Select your vendor and begin your return on their website.
  5. It’s that simple!

The Arizona Department of Revenue does not endorse any specific tax filing product. Any questions regarding their software or availability of their forms should be directed to the software company.


Intuit TurboTax Freedom Edition


H&R Block


Online Taxes at OLT.com









Alternatives to E-File - Arizona Individual Income Tax Forms Packages

    The Arizona Department of Revenue offers six updated fillable forms packages.

* These packages are designed so that you fill in the data, it does the math!
* Each package contains a individual income tax form as well as commonly
   used credit forms and allowable schedule(s) that go with the form.
* This process is interactive and enables you to complete your return on your computer.
* With these fillable forms, you will experience some of the same benefits as e-file,
   such as faster refunds and a safe filing process, all without needing Internet access.
* The information you enter on the forms can only be accessed by you. 

IMPORTANT – Please read!

  • Unpredictable results may occur if you use any browser other than Internet Explorer.
  • Users of alternate web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc), please click here.
  • Fillable forms are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher for viewing.

  • Get Adobe ReaderTo download Acrobat Reader, visit Adobe's web site.  If you have the Acrobat Reader open, click "Help", then "Check for Updates".

  • Attention Apple users: Please ensure that you are using Adobe Reader as your default PDF reader.  Mac computers typically open PDFs in Preview, which does NOT support the dynamic content fields used on our fillable forms.  The calculations for the form will not run properly in Preview.   eHow.com has a great article on how to default to Acrobat Reader vs Preview.
  • Error Message "bad encrypt dictionary"if you receive this error, please get the latest updates for Acrobat Reader.
  • All forms are fillable when available.  All forms are downloaded to your system and then completed and printed or printed and completed by hand.
  • Most fillable forms can be saved with data for users of Acrobat 8 and higher versions.  
  • For information on what is required for a Power of Attorney, please refer to General Tax Procedure GTP 15-2.