Taxpayers may file their Georgia income taxes electronically or by mail, according to the Georgia Department of Revenue. Taxpayers may be eligible for free electronic filing in Georgia if they meet certain criteria.
Taxpayers in Georgia may be able to file taxes electronically through the Georgia Department of Revenue's Free File Alliance. The Georgia Department of Revenue has made agreements with tax preparation software vendors to offer electronic filing methods to Georgia residents.
As of 2015, The Free File Alliance offers 10 options for free or reduced-cost electronic filing for Georgia residents. For example, average1040.com allows Georgia taxpayers to prepare their federal return for $9.82 and their state return for free. Another option is eSmart Tax, available for free for taxpayers with an adjusted gross income less than $57,000 and under the age of 52. Additionally, H&R Block offers free federal and state filing for taxpayers who earned less than $53,000 and who are younger than 53.